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Marilyn Meredith

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Tempe Crabtree mysteries

Rocky Bluff P.D. mysteries

other books

works about Marilyn Meredith

friends & family

links

          author Marilyn Meredith (aka F.M. Meredith)


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Marilyn Meredith has written 35 books under her two names – fourteen in the Tempe Crabtree series, eleven in the Rocky Bluff series, and ten coded in the 'Other' section below – plus many short stories.

official Marilyn Meredith website [est.2009]
'Marilyn's Musings' blog
no entry at Wikipedia (2015)
browse books at the Marilyn Meredith Store {returns 40 items} at Amazon
browse books at the F.M. Meredith Store {returns 32 items} at Amazon



Deputy Tempe Crabtree  mystery series
Tempe Crabtree is the resident deputy in Bear Creek, a small mountain community in the southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada
mountain range of California. Her continuing interest in the spiritual side of her Native American heritage often causes strife
in her marriage to Hutch Hutchinson, the minister at the church in Bear Creek.

★     ★     ★     ★     ★

Deadly Omen mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Deadly Omen (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#1 = 9/1999]
Newly-married Deputy Tempe Crabtree is among those assigned to police the Native American Pow Wow at the Yanduchi Reservation. When a candidate for Princess is murdered, Tempe's interest in her own Native American heritage deepens, to the disapproval of her new husband, the minister at the church in Bear Creek.
Kindle Edition from Mundania Press [2004 edition] for $4.99
Golden Eagle Press mass pb [9/99] for $7.16
Unequally Yoked mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Unequally Yoked (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#2 = 9/2000]
The youngest child of a homeless family camping in their car disappears. Deputy Crabtree's search includes asking for help from a Yanduchi shaman and participation in a revival of the grieving ceremony of the Yakuts tribe, generating more disapproval from her new husband, the local clergyman.
Kindle Edition from Mundania Press [2004 edition] for $5.50
Mundania Press LLC 8x5 pb [4/2009] for $9.86
Golden Eagle Press mass pb [9/2000] out of print/used
Deadly Trail prequel mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Deadly Trail: A Prequel To The Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series" [#3 = 11/2001]
The death of the owner of the local inn is deemed suspicious, and the sheriff's deputies assigned to the case quickly arrest Nick Two John. Though busy preparing for her marriage to Hutch Hutchinson, the minister at Bear Creek's church, Deputy Tempe Crabtree believes that the wrong person was arrested. Her unwanted investigation quickly jeopardizes her career, her pending marriage, and then her very life.
Kindle Edition from Mundania Press [2001 edition] for $6.00
Hard Shell Word Factory 8x5 pb [11/2001] for $10.47
Intervention mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Intervention (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#4 = 2/2002]
Deputy Tempe Crabtree arranges for time off to spend a romantic weekend at a mountain lodge with her husband Hutch; but a surprise snowstorm takes out the phones and electricity, and they are marooned with an unhappy movie crew. Then one of the movie people disappears . . .
Kindle Edition from Mundania Press [2/2002] for $5.00
Golden Eagle Press mass pb [2/2002] out of print/used
Wing Beat mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Wing Beat (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#5 = 2/2004]
The discovery of a well-hiddem marijiana farm and the murder of a long-lost granddaughter are enough to keep Deputy Crabtree busy, but then the description of the man exposing himself to children at the school bears a striking resemblance to her minister husband Hutch.
no Kindle Edition for this one (9/2013)
Golden Eagle Press mass pb [2/2004] out of print/overpriced
Calling The Dead mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Calling The Dead (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#6 = 9/2006]
Deputy Crabtree investigates two cases: one is a murder made to look like natural causes,
the other is a seeming suicide that might be a murder.

Kindle Edition from Mundania Press [2007 edition] for $6.00
Mundania Press LLC 9x6 pb [9/2006] for $9.90
Judgment Fire mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Judgment Fire (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#7 = 7/2007]
A battered wife is found murdered, but Deputy Crabtree does not believe that the obvious suspect, the husband, did the deed. Her investigation stirs up memories from back in high school, and then she receives a death threat.
Kindle Edition from Mundania Press [2007 edition] for $6.00
Mundania Press LLC 9x6 pb [7/2007] for $9.00
Kindred Spirits mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Kindred Spirits (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#8 = 8/2008]
A raging forest fire threatens the remote mountain town of Bear Creek, and several homes burn down; fire fighters find the charred bodies of a woman and her dog inside one, and the medical examiner rules that both the woman and the dog were shot to death before the building caught fire.
no Kindle Edition for this one (9/2013)
Mundania Press LLC 8x5 pb [8/2008] for $11.66
Dispel The Mist mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Dispel The Mist (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#9 = 8/2009]
A county official dies under suspicious circumstances; because the woman has both Hispanic and Bear Creek Reservation background, Deputy Crabtree is asked to help solve the case.
no Kindle Edition for this one (9/2013)
Mundania Press LLC 8x5 pb [8/2009] for $11.66
Invisible Path mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Invisible Path (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#10 = 10/2010]
The dead body found at the far end of the Bear Creek Reservation is identified as a popular young tribal member; but he is not really what he seemed to be, and Deputy Crabtree's investigation leads to a nearby secret paramilitary group.
Kindle Edition from Mundania Press [10/2010] for $4.99
Mundania Press LLC 8x5 pb [10/2010] for $11.66
Bears With Us mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Bears With Us (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#11 = 8/2011]
The town of Bear Creek, in the foothills of the southern Sierra Nevada mountain range, is suddenly besieged by wild bears; children and adults are rightfully afraid. Then an elderly woman is killed in a vicious attack – or was she killed by a human?
Kindle Edition from Mundania Press [8/2011] for $4.39 {sic}
Mundania Press LLC 8x5 pb [8/2011] for $11.66
Raging Water mystery novel by Marilyn Meredith (Tempe Crabtree)  "Raging Water (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#12 = 8/2012]
A rash of violent burglaries and the killing of two women newcomers to the town of Bear Creek are keeping local public safety workers busy; then a torrential rainstorm floods the river and folks on lower ground move uphill to stay with fellow townsfolk for a few days. Upsets abound and tempers flair, then someone tries twice to kill Deputy Crabtree.
Kindle Edition from Mundania Press [8/2011] for $4.99 {sic}
Mundania Press LLC 8x5 pb [8/2012] for $11.66

"Spirit Shapes (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#13 = 9/2013] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Spirit-Shapes-Tempe-Crabtree-Mystery-ebook/dp/B00FEJDA04/
http://www.amazon.com/Spirit-Shapes-Marilyn-Meredith/dp/160659396X/

"River Spirits (Tempe Crabtree Mystery Series)" [#14 = 9/2014] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/River-Spirits-Tempe-Crabtree-Book-ebook/dp/B00O3R83TQ/
http://www.amazon.com/River-Spirits-Marilyn-Meredith/dp/1606594117/


Rocky Bluff P.D.  mystery series
writing as F.M. Meredith

★     ★     ★     ★     ★

"Final Respects" [RB#1 = 9/2004]
http://www.amazon.com/Final-Respects-Rocky-Bluff-ebook/dp/B001UE7GO8/
http://www.amazon.com/Final-Respects-F-M-Meredith/dp/161009087X/

"Bad Tidings" [RB#2 = 3/2004]
http://www.amazon.com/Bad-Tidings-F-M-Meredith/dp/1610091019/

"Fringe Benefits" [RB#3 = 2/2007]
http://www.amazon.com/Fringe-Benefits-Rocky-Bluff-ebook/dp/B001VEIB8M/
http://www.amazon.com/Fringe-Benefits-F-M-Meredith/dp/1610091035/

"Smell of Death" [RB#4 = 12/2007]
http://www.amazon.com/Smell-Death-F-M-Meredith/dp/1610091027/

"No Sanctuary" [RB#5 = 1/2009]
http://www.amazon.com/SANCTUARY-Rocky-Bluff-P-D-ebook/dp/B001TH8BCM/
http://www.amazon.com/No-Sanctuary-Dark-Oak-Mystery/dp/189234355X/

"An Axe To Grind" [RB#6 = 1/2010]
http://www.amazon.com/Axe-Grind-Rocky-Bluff-ebook/dp/B00381B5R0/
http://www.amazon.com/Axe-Grind-F-M-Meredith/dp/1892343789/

"Angel Lost" [RB#7 = 2/2011]
http://www.amazon.com/Angel-Rocky-Bluff-Crime-ebook/dp/B0050KBNW4/
http://www.amazon.com/Angel-Lost-Dark-Oak-Mystery/dp/1610090055/

"No Bells" [RB#8 = 3/2012]
http://www.amazon.com/No-Bells-Rocky-Bluff-ebook/dp/B007ZFV4CG/
http://www.amazon.com/No-Bells-F-M-Meredith/dp/1610090861/

"Dangerous Impulses" [RB#912/2012]
http://www.amazon.com/Dangerous-Impulses-Rocky-Bluff-P-D/dp/1610090608/

"Murder In The Worst Degree" [RB#10 = 1/2014]
http://www.amazon.com/Murder-Worst-Degree-Rocky-Bluff-ebook/dp/B00JFKAH9A/
http://www.amazon.com/Murder-Worst-Degree-Rocky-Bluff/dp/1610091450/

"Violent Departures" [RB#11 = 3/2015]
http://www.amazon.com/Violent-Departures-F-M-Meredith-ebook/dp/B00URUJAUE/
http://www.amazon.com/Violent-Departures-Rocky-Bluff-P-D/dp/1610091817/



Other Works by Marilyn Meredith

"Trail To Glory" historical romance [7/1986] by Marilyn Meredith
"Three generations of dauntless women follow their hearts across the Western plains . . ."
http://www.amazon.com/Trail-Glory-Marilyn-Meredith/dp/0843923687/

"Two Ways West" [6/1994] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Two-Ways-West-Marilyn-Meredith/dp/1569011494/

"The Choice" [8/2001] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Choice-Marilyn-Meredith/dp/1930252250/

"Kachima Spirit" [9/2002] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Kachima-Spirit-Marilyn-Meredith-ebook/dp/B004SRGKKU/
http://www.amazon.com/Kachima-Spirit-Marilyn-Meredith/dp/075990099X/

"Deeds of Darkness" [2003] by F.M. Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Deeds-Darkness-Marilyn-Meredith-ebook/dp/B00EA1STB2/
http://www.amazon.com/Deeds-Darkness-F-M-Meredith/dp/1931742529/ [12/2007]

"The Astral Gift" [3/2004] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Astral-Gift-Marilyn-Meredith/dp/B000UUKMDK/

"Cup of Demons" [11/2005] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Cup-Demons-Marilyn-Meredith/dp/1932695249/

"Wishing Makes It So" [6/2006] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Wishing-Makes-So-Marilyn-Meredith/dp/0759937605/

"Lingering Spirit" [5/2010] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Lingering-Spirit-Marilyn-Meredith/dp/189234369X/

"The Devil's Foothold" [story 10/2012] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Devils-Foothold-Marilyn-Meredith-ebook/dp/B009R7DZ1S/

"Deadly Feast" short story [7/2013] by Marilyn Meredith
http://www.amazon.com/Deadly-Feast-Marilyn-Meredith-ebook/dp/B00E8K05WQ/

"Indian Paintbrush" historical novel [7/2013] by Marilyn Meredith
fictionalized version of four generations of family history
http://www.amazon.com/Indian-Paintbrush-Marilyn-Meredith-ebook/dp/B00FWAM76I/



Works About Marilyn Meredith

haven't found any yet



Friends & Family
Marilyn Meridith is married to 'Hap' and has four children and at least five great-grandchildren (2015)


L i n k s
official Marilyn Meredith website [est.2009]
'Marilyn's Musings' blog
no entry at Wikipedia (2015)
browse books at the Marilyn Meredith Store {returns 40 items} at Amazon
browse books at the F.M. Meredith Store {returns 32 items} at Amazon


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