Invisible Path by Marilyn Meredith

Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series Book 10
A popular young Indian man is found near the recovery center at the far end of the Bear Creek Reservation. While investigating, Deputy Tempe Crabtree learns the victim wasn't quite what he seemed, and crosses paths with a militant para-military group who pique her curiosity and end up being a threat.

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Lingering Spirit by Marilyn Meredith

After her police officer husband is killed in the line of duty, Nicole Ainsworth struggles with the changes forced on her life. Her efforts to focus on her daughters and cope with her grief are kept off-balance by images of Steve, her deceased husband who seems to be trying to communicate with her. Eventually, Nicole finds that Steve isn't the only one watching over her, and discovers a second chance at happiness.

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Not as it Seems by Marilyn Meredith

Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series Book 14

Deputy Tempe Crabtree and her husband Hutch travel to Morro Bay to celebrate their son's wedding. The festivities are complicated by the murder of the maid of honor. At her son's request, Tempe investigates too many suspects and clues from the spirit world.
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Calling the Dead by Marilyn Meredith

Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series Book 6
Tempe Crabtree is the resident deputy of Bear Creek, a small mountain community in the southern Sierra. Her continuing interest in the spiritual side of her heritage often causes unrest in her marriage to her minister husband. In Calling the Dead, Deputy Tempe Crabtree investigates a murder that looks like death from natural causes, and a suicide that looks like murder. Putting her job on the line, she investigates the murder on her own time and without permission from her superiors. Jeopardizing her marriage, she uses Native American ways to call back the dead to learn the truth about the suicide.
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Dispel the Mist by Marilyn Mredith

Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series 
Book 9

A Tulare County Supervisor, with both Native American and Mexican roots, dies under suspicious circumstances. Because of Deputy Tempe Crabtree's own ties to the Bear Creek Indian Reservation, she's asked to help with the investigation. To complicate matters, besides the supervisor's husband, several others had reason to want the woman dead. Tempe has unsettling dreams, dreams that may predict the future and bring back memories of her grandmother's stories about the legend of the Hairy Man. Once again, Tempe's life is threatened and this time, she fears no one will come to her rescue in time.

Deadly Omen by Marilyn Meredith

Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series 
Book 1

A candidate for Princess is murdered at a Native American Pow Wow while Tempe is working there in her capacity as deputy. Tempe's investigation takes her into the Yanduchi reservation, and Hutch has difficulty with Tempe's growing interest in her own native heritage as she seeks the identity of the killer.


The Astral Gift by Marilyn Meredith

A victim of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of her stepfather, Elaine Brinsfield can't bear the thought of being touched by a man. The coping mechanism of astral projection she used as a child returns unbidden, accompanied by the threatening appearance of ghostly evil spectral beings. The gift-or curse-of astral projection enables Elaine to solve a vicious murder, but skeptical cops make her the number one suspect.

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Deadly Trail by Marilyn Meredith

Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series Prequel
The tranquility of the village of Bear Creek in the Southern Sierra is disrupted by the suspicious death of the owner of the local Inn. Investigating a murder case isn't Deputy Tempe Crabtree's job, but when the detectives don't look any further than Nick Two John as the primary suspect. Tempe begins asking questions. Putting the planning for her wedding to Pastor Hutch Hutchinson on hold, it doesn't take long for her to discover there are several more people who wanted the victim dead, including his wife. Tempe follows the trail of clues putting her job, her upcoming marriage and herself in peril.

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Seldom Traveled by Marilyn Meredith

Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series Book 15

The tranquility of the mountain community of Bear Creek is disrupted by a runaway fugitive, a vicious murderer, and a raging forest fire. Deputy Tempe Crabtree is threatened by all three.

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Wishing Makes It So by Marilyn Meredith

In an effort to make a change in a child's live, Alyse and Steven take in a four-year-old who has been thrown out of several homes prior to theirs. Because of their successful parenting of three children of their own and Steven's career as a counselor, they feel sure they can help Belinda and give her a loving home. However Belinda quickly proves to be a great challenge. She is often disobedient and trouble making, hurting the other children and vandalizing their possessions. At times she seems sweet and innocent, easily charming the unwary. Her desire to be the only child takes a deadly turn.

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Tools to Leverage on Amazon

Tools to Leverage on
Created on: Aug 28, 2009 4:26 PM by CreateSpaceResources - Last Modified:  Sep 10, 2014 12:36 PM by CreateSpaceLee
How to Leverage Tools on to Increase Your Sales Opportunities, the world's leading online retailer, enables authors, filmmakers, and musicians to connect directly with their audience through a number of innovative features which are designed to help customers find what they are looking for. Utilize these features to encourage customers to land on your product's detail page. Below are some of the features that may lead to greater visibility on Get online and explore!

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Listmania!® Lists
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So You'd Like to . . . Guides
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Learn how to create your own So You'd Like To ... Guide.

Search Inside the Book®
For authors, Amazon's Search Inside the Book program allows customers to see the interior pages of a book.

How does it work? When customers search for books, uses the actual words from inside participating books--not just the author, title, and keywords supplied by the publisher--to return the best possible selection of books. For matches inside the book, they also display a short excerpt and links to the page where the query matched. From any book detail page, customers have the opportunity to sample the book using the Search Inside! reader. This includes previewing sample pages, viewing a random page, or searching for a specific reference or character.

Titles submitted to the Search Inside the Book program are automatically eligible for personalization and merchandising features throughout, such as recommendations. With this helpful search feature, customers can discover books that may never have surfaced in previous search results.

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