Open Season

Open Season

by Ms Maryann Miller, Dany Russell
     
 

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Set against a backdrop of racial tension and deadly force controversy in Dallas, Open Season introduces Sarah Kingsly and Angel Johnson, homicide detectives who are unlikely and unwilling partners. When people start dying in area shopping malls, the detectives find themselves up against a killer who has his own race card to play.

This is the first book in the

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Set against a backdrop of racial tension and deadly force controversy in Dallas, Open Season introduces Sarah Kingsly and Angel Johnson, homicide detectives who are unlikely and unwilling partners. When people start dying in area shopping malls, the detectives find themselves up against a killer who has his own race card to play.

This is the first book in the critically-acclaimed Seasons Mystery Series, followed by Stalking Season.

"Try this debut mystery by a journalist for its open treatment of current urban problems, clean prose, and realistic depiction of women working together. For readers who enjoy Robin Burcell and fans of police procedurals." Library Journal

"Open Season is a solid police procedural with fully developed characters and provocative social issues." L.J. Sellers, author of the Detective Jackson Mysteries

"Detectives Sarah Kingsly and Angel Johnson are crisply drawn characters. The hard-edged story of racial tension in Dallas could be drawn from today's headlines. Open Season is a smart, spirited page-turner." -Bruce Cook - Tommy Gun Tango

"Miller spins a tight tale that's a cut above the average police procedural in this first of a new series introducing Dallas police detective Sarah Kingsly." Publisher's Weekly

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780986426902
Publisher:
MCM Enterprises
Publication date:
01/07/2015
Pages:
246
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

Writing and reading are two of Maryann Miller's great passions in life, and her writing career has spanned a number of years and a number of publishing outlets. She started as a humor columnist for a Dallas suburban newspaper and was known as the Erma Bombeck of Plano. From that humble beginning, she went on to publish short fiction and feature articles in regional and national magazines and newspapers before having books published.

Miller has received the Page Edwards Short Story Award, the New York Library Best Books for Teens Award, first place in the screenwriting competition at the Houston Writer's Conference, placing as a semi-finalist at Sundance, and placing as a semi-finalist in the Chesterfield Screenwriting Competition. She is the theatre director at the Winnsboro Center for the Arts, where she directs adult and youth productions and coordinates the annual Kidzz on Stage Youth Drama Camp. She also likes to play onstage and has appeared in numerous productions, most recently in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."

Miller lives on five acres in the beautiful Piney Woods of East Texas where she enjoys playing farmer on "Grandma's Ranch."

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