CRIME IN THE COUNTRY is a collection of short stories featuring characters from the Zoe Chambers Mysteries. All have been published previously, either on Annette Dashofy's website or in other publications. This anthology brings them together in the order they happened, although not in the order they originally appeared.
"A Christmas Rescue" features the search and rescue call where Zoe Chambers and the brand-new chief of police, Pete Adams first meet.
"A Signature in Blood" first appeared in the Winter 2006-07 issue of Mysterical-E Magazine and was the short story that inspired the series. It was also nominated for the 2007 Derringer Award.
"Sweet Deadly Lies" first appeared in Lucky Charms: 12 Crime Tales, an anthology from the Pittsburgh Chapter of Sisters in Crime. It introduces Officer Abby Baronick, Detective Wayne Baronick's kid sister, prior to her joining the Vance Township Police Department.
"Las Posadas-A New Mexico Christmas" revisits the cast from No Way Home.
"A Christmas Delivery" has Chief Pete Adams searching for the Vance Township version of the Grinch who stole Christmas.
"Secret Santa" features Pete's dad Harry Adams and his lady friend who try to solve a string of thefts at Golden Oaks Assisted Living.
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About the Author
Annette Dashofy is the USA Today best-selling author of the multi–Agatha Award-nominated Zoe Chambers mystery series. She and her husband live on ten acres of what was once her grandfather’s dairy farm in southwestern Pennsylvania with one very spoiled cat.
Reach out to her at www.annettedashofy.com