Corpse In Canyon

Corpse In Canyon

by Jack Stanley

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Overview

"Her feet may be in town, but her ass -- and the rest of her is in the county," said Canyon Police Chief Haskell Maddox.
"Obviously she was shot in the city --- she just fell into the county," responded Sheriff's Patrol Deputy Savanna Breeze.
"That means I've got -- at best -- assault with a deadly weapon and attempted murder in the city. She didn't die until she was in the county. So, this is in the county's lap."
Nobody wanted to deal with the murder of Myrtle Dagmar Puckett; the head of the North American Atheists Foundation. But when there's a Corpse In Canyon, a small town in the Texas Panhandle, it's somebody's case to solve and mess to clean up. Sometimes murder is just a bitch.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158817274
Publisher: Jack R. Stanley
Publication date: 07/20/2017
Series: Texas Panhandle Murders , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 868 KB

About the Author

Jack R. Stanley is an award winning novelist, playwright, and screenwriter. As an officer and combat photographer in Vietnam he earned the Bronze Star. Yet he says, “When you’re in a firefight and everybody else on both side have guns while you have a camera --- you get to change your pants a lot.”
After his military service he received both his M.A. and his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in Radio-TV-Film. His doctoral dissertation was on the long running TV series GUNSMOKE. Stanley also received two of Michigan¹s most prestigious creative writing awards, The Hopwood Award, one for a one-act play and the second for a novel.
Still married to his gifted high school sweetheart, Stanley’s first academic position was TV Area Head at The University of Texas at Austin’s Department of Radio-TV-Film. He later moved to deep-south Texas and the Lower Rio Grande Valley for a challenging position with The University of Texas-Pan American. Here he taught Theatre-TV-Film for 30 years in the Department of Communication serving as Department Chair at U.T.P.A. for 11 years. He did take one year out to work for The University of Alaska Anchorage as a visiting professor. Back in Texas, Stanley directed for stage at The University Theatre, produced and directed fifteen student staffed, cast, and crewed feature films, writing most of the original screenplays. Just a few of his credits are available on IMDB.com.
He now lives in the Texas Panhandle where he writes his fiction and runs his blog, www.TheFictionWritersNotebook.com. His webpage is www.jackrstanley.com .

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