Storm Surge: A Jonie Waters Mystery

Storm Surge: A Jonie Waters Mystery


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Storm Surge: A Jonie Waters Mystery by Tamara Ward

Defeating odds and ignoring well-meant advice is her specialty, so when fledgling reporter Jonie Waters follows a news tip and discovers her girlhood friend's mangled body, nothing can dissuade her from setting out to find the murderer. Though Jonie attracts the suspicions of local police as she finds herself in the middle of other related crimes, she continues her investigation, risking her job, tentative family ties, and the chance of romance with the alluring lead investigator.

Praise for Storm Surge

"Tamara Ward spins a compelling mystery full of vivid detail that will keep readers captivated until the very last page. Jonie Waters is an engaging character who returns to her hometown to start a new life, and in the process of investigating a murder, faces her past and charts a brand new path for the future. Mystery readers won't want to miss this enthralling novel." Amanda Lamb, Author of The Evil Next Door: The Untold Stories of a Killer Undone by DNA, Smotherhood, Deadly Dose: The Untold Story of a Homicide Investigator's Crusade for Truth and Justice and the newly released Girls Gone Child (2011)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935711063
Publisher: Peak City Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 02/15/2010
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range: 3 Months

About the Author

Tamara Ward has always has enjoyed writing. In high school, she often cut class to deliver columns to local newspapers and was called into the principal's office for interviewing teachers about how sports programs received more funding than academics, which resulted in an article that mysteriously never was published after she submitted it.

Finally, while an undergraduate, Tamara received her first paid writing job as a sports reporter. Since then, she has held jobs incorporating writing and editing for the North Carolina Museum of Art, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, the North Carolina Department of Parks and Recreation, and the town of Holly Springs.

Tamara's writing has appeared in various magazines and newspapers, as well as in Windhover, the literary and visual arts journal of North Carolina State University, where she graduated in English with a minor in music. Today, her writing regularly appears in the Holly Springs Sun as she covers the town council beat. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and Cape Fear River Watch.

Tamara enjoys wrangling with her two young boys, writing as a freelance journalist, and working on her next Jonie Waters mystery novel. She can't believe the trouble Jonie is in this time!

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