Bio: Award winning author, Lynda Douglas makes her home with her husband and daughter in southern Arizona. Lynda?s love of nature often shows up in her writing. Lynda?s novels, DEADFALL, set in Oregon?s Siskiyou National Forest, and CLEARCUT, set in North Carolina?s Pisgah National Forest, grew from her experiences in those environs.
Her short stories have appeared in Murderous Intent Mystery Magazine, Futures Mysterious Anthology Magazine, Nefarious Tales of Mystery, and others. Her novella, Lilacs and Lace, won the 2001 Derringer Award for best mystery novella, and she was a finalist in the previous year?s competition with Blind Justice.
Lynda is a volunteer with the Friends of the Huachuca Mountains, working in conjunction with the Sierra Vista, Arizona Ranger District for the Coronado National Forest. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and the Short Mystery Fiction Society.
Claire Mitchell Evers and her husband Kyle leave their jobs with the Forest Service behind while they honeymoon in North Carolina. There is more behind the trip than romance, though. Claire wants to search for her family roots in the communities around Asheville. She soon discovers more is hidden in the mountains of Appalachia than her long lost relatives. A Native American girl is dead and their friend, Hank Sawyer, a fellow Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer, is accused of her murder. Some... more info>>
How does the ten-year-old daughter of a District Ranger on the Pisgah National Forest end up abandoned and severely injured in Oregon's Siskiyo National Forest? All that remains of Claire Michell's childhood are terrifying nightmares and a heart-shaped locket. The cavernous gap in her memory haunts her for the next twenty years. Claire has a brilliant career and a handsome fiance. Just when she finally puts away her obsession with things forgotten, her world begins to fall apart. Someone wants h... more info>>