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Terry Shames

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Terry grew up in Texas, and has an abiding affection for the people she grew up with and the landscape and culture of the town that is the model for Jarrett Creek.

She graduated from the University of Texas and has an MA from San Francisco State University.

Terry now lives in Northern California with her husband, two terriers and a regal cat.

Genres: Cozy Mystery
New and upcoming books
   Lone Star Lawless (2017) (with others)
Terry Shames recommends
The Hemingway Deception (2023)
Tj O'Connor
"There are no wimps in this fast-paced thriller, male or female. The relentless action will have you flying through the pages, eager to know what happens next."
City Problems (2021)
(Ed Runyon Mystery, book 1)
Steve Goble
"A terrific new series. Ed Runyon is a relentless cop, and Goble puts a fresh spin on the cop with a haunted past."
A Solitude of Wolverines (2020)
(Alex Carter , book 1)
Alice Henderson
"A thriller that combines non-stop, breathtaking action with lyrical descriptions of a haunting landscape. I could not put it down."

More recommendations 

Anthologies containing stories by Terry Shames
Bullets and Other Hurting Things (2021)
A Tribute to Bill Crider
edited by
Rick Ollerman
Murder Most Edible (2019)
(Malice Domestic, book 14)
edited by
Rita Owen, Verena Rose and Shawn Reilly Simmons

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