Back Story (Caught Dead in Wyoming, Book 6)

Back Story (Caught Dead in Wyoming, Book 6)

by Patricia McLinn


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Even long memories fade, but murder never dies.

Elizabeth "E.M." Danniher has been among TV journalism's elite. But divorcing her network exec husband ends not only her marriage but her career, and she's banished to tiny KWMT-TV in Sherman, Wyoming, to finish out her contract. Now she's exploring what comes next - in her career, her life, and her relationships with family, friends, and those who'd like to be more than friends. But she's not being left in peace to wrestle with these issues because she keeps being drawn in to murder investigations.

Now Elizabeth, and handsome KWMT colleague Mike Paycik, rugged rancher Thomas Burrell, and her colorful cast of collaborators, plunge into mysteries from the past that threaten the present. To succeed, they must untangle characters and plotlines from a long-hidden Back Story.

Don't miss any of Elizabeth Danniher's Caught Dead in Wyoming adventures:

Sign Off

Left Hanging

Shoot First

Last Ditch

Look Live

Back Story

Cold Open

Hot Roll (2019)

"Colorful characters, intriguing, intelligent mystery, plus the state of Wyoming leaping off every page." -- Emilie Richards, USA Today bestselling author

What readers are saying about the Caught Dead in Wyoming series:

"E.M.'s internal monologues are sharp, snappy and often hilarious."

"A terrific series with a western flair. . . . Great characters that you would want as your friends. Smart, funny, but not perfect."

"Hoping this series lasts forever!"

"McLinn has created in E.M. a female protagonist who is flawed but likable, never silly or cartoonish, and definitely not made of cardboard."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781944126278
Publisher: 564 Craig
Publication date: 11/01/2017
Series: Caught Dead in Wyoming Series , #6
Pages: 332
Sales rank: 920,617
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn spent more than 20 years as an editor at the Washington Post after stints as a sports writer (Rockford, Ill.) and assistant sports editor (Charlotte, N.C.). She received BA and MSJ degrees from Northwestern University.

McLinn is the author of more than 40 published novels, which are cited by readers and reviewers for wit and vivid characterization. Her books include mysteries, contemporary western romances, contemporary romances elsewhere in the world, historical romances, and women's fiction. They have topped bestseller lists and won numerous awards.

She has spoken about writing from Melbourne, Australia, to Washington, D.C., including being a guest-speaker at the Smithsonian Institution.

She is now living in Northern Kentucky, and writing full-time. Patricia loves to hear from readers through her website, Facebook and Twitter.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read all of the Caught Dead in Wyoming books so far and have enjoyed them all. They're fun reads - mystery intertwined with humor and a dash of romance. I loved the way this latest installment mixed a 26 yr old case with a current one. The ending was surprising. Can't wait for tge next one in the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read the complete series. EM is a compelling character surrounded by normal people doing good. Like Evanovich, but better. Quirky, but not over the top. Great reads!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoy the insight to the world of journalism, and hope that “real life” journalists have the same integrity as this main character. The characters are believable, the story is entertaining, and I enjoy finding out if my suspicions are correct! ?
Jutzie More than 1 year ago
Back Story by Patricia McLinn Caught Dead in Wyoming Series Book Six Elizabeth Margaret “E.M.” Danniher has been sent to the middle of nowhere. Sherman, Wyoming. Her ex-husband made sure she not only lost her job...but closed other doors for her. The small town and the people are growing on. Or...maybe it's all the murders she's been helping to solve over the eight or so months she's been at the small TV station. This Christmas season is no different. A new murder that has them looking back twenty-six years ago to an old murder. Plenty of suspicious characters that could be guilty of new crimes. And in the midst of this suspense story...there's humor. These books are told from Elizabeth's point of view.