Meet Debbie Burke, crime novelist
Debbie Burke writes suspense and mystery novels. Her thriller Instrument of the Devil won the Kindle Scout contest and the 2016 Zebulon contest sponsored by Pikes Peak Writers Conference. Her nonfiction articles appear in national and international
publications and she is a regular guest blogger at The Kill Zone. She is a founding member of Authors of the Flathead and helps to plan the annual Flathead River Writers Conference in Kalispell, Montana. Her greatest joy is mentoring young writers.
Instrument of the Devil
A dashing terrorist targets the electrical grid, framing a small-town widow. Tawny Lindholm only wants to live a quiet life in Montana, recovering from the death of her husband, and hoping to find solace with a handsome widower she just met. But nothing is as it appears when she receives a new smartphone that does everything except make a call.
Mysterious cash appears in her bank account and surveillance video shows her making deposits she knows she didn’t make. While the feds suspect her of illegal activity, her son, a soldier serving in Afghanistan, is kidnapped and held for ransom.
Can Tawny save him? Or will unseen tentacles of a terrorist plot destroy her?
INSTRUMENT OF THE DEVIL won the 2016 Zebulon Contest in the mystery/suspense/thriller category. It’s available here.
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