I always wanted to "fix" stories I read so the characters did what I wanted. I discovered this wasn't always possible when the mystery I intended to write became a romance-a real surprise, since I'd never read a romance. I write mystery and romantic suspense, but call them "Mysteries With Relationships". My works include the Blackthorne, Inc. covert ops series, the Pine Hills Police series, and the Mapleton Mystery series. My short story collection, Seeing Red, is a Silver Falchion Award winner. I'm  currently working on a new romantic suspense series set against the backdrop of a Colorado cattle ranch.
  • Divide, Colorado
  • JoinedMay 6, 2016



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Terry_Odell Terry_Odell Dec 23, 2016 02:11PM
I want to thank everyone who's read, voted, or added my works to their reading lists. Happy Holidays!
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Deadly Secrets by Terry_Odell
Deadly Secrets
Mapleton, Colorado's police chief, Gordon Hepler, would rather be on the streets than behind a desk dealing w...
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I wrote this as an exercise in Point of View. I couldn't decide whether to tell the story from his or hers, s...
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