TD Parker

The image depicts a woman standing in the rain, a duffel bag at her feet. A car is stopped nearby with the door open, offering a ride.
I am a retired police officer, retiring at the rank of Captain, in charge of the Criminal Investigation Division at the Dubuque, Iowa, Police Department. At Arm's Length is my first book, and am currently working on two other books.
Award Category Finalist
Award Submission Title
At Arm's Length
Logline
A young detective is partnered with an older, seasoned detective to investigate the murder of homeless people in the community. As they investigate the murders, they discover just how difficult it is living on the street. Meanwhile, the killer inserts himself into the investigation while planning his next murder, requiring the detectives to risk everything to save the life of someone close to them.

Comments

adellryan Sat, 08/29/2020 - 16:28

Oh wow, what a great logline! I am particularly intrigued by the killer's involvement in the investigation. Excellent twist! Congratulations on becoming a Page Turner eBook Award finalist. Best of wishes on your writing journey. ~ Adell Ryan

C.R.Mitchell Mon, 08/31/2020 - 21:16

Congrats on being a finalist and for completing your first book!  On a side note, thank you for your service as a Police Officer.  Two of my brothers are officers, so I have a great appreciation for the sacrifice you made every day!

Best wishes on the contest and your future novels!

~ Christina