Alison Naomi Holt

Biography

Alison Holt writes what she knows. Her stories reflect the twenty years she spent as an officer moving through the ranks of the Tucson Police Department. During her career, she worked patrol to investigations, commanded undercover units and riot control squads and trained as a hostage negotiator. Always the one to rock the boat, she took a voluntary demotion toward the end of her career in order supervise the department’s eleven man K9 unit. Her characters talk like real cops, think like real supervisors, and react like real people.
Prior to joining the police department, Alison earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in creative writing from the University of Arizona. When she retired, Alison went back to doing what she had always wanted to do—write. Her first book, The Door at the Top of the Stairs combines her insights into human nature with her knowledge of the darker side of the human psyche. To find out more, go to her website at www.alisonholtbooks.com.
Alison's life as a cop gave her a bizarre sense of humor, a realistic look at life, and an intricate knowledge of the darker side of the human psyche. She loves all horses & hounds and some humans…

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Books

The Spirit Child
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,600. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(5.00)
You are invited to enter Ar’rothi, a world as vividly realized as Narnia or Middle Earth, a world where animal spirits guide humans towards enlightenment, and in which an orphaned girl and a warrior duchess must join forces against an evil that threatens everything they have learned to love.
Credo's Legacy
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Series: The Alex Wolfe Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,190. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50)
Alex Wolfe returns in Book 2 of the Alex Wolfe mysteries. Set in the lush deserts and barrios of Tucson, Az, Credo’s Legacy delivers an intricate, interwoven story of deception, hidden agendas, and the occasional murder, punctuated with episodes of laughter and humanity. A sexy Mafia boss and a brassy eleven year old accused of murdering her foster father help turn Alex’s life upside down.
Credo's Hope
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Series: The Alex Wolfe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,260. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.13)
Introducing Detective Alexandra Wolfe, a fresh, funny, tough cop who skates on the edge of the law in her quest for justice. A Mafia boss, a hunky bi-sexual nurse, Alex’s rescued mutt, Tessa, and her exuberant best friend, Megan, help Alex turn her everyday life as a detective upside down. Alex’s unorthodox methods blur her personal and professional lives, wreaking havoc at every turn.
The Door at the Top of the Stairs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00)
Detective Shaunessy is kidnapped and tortured, then thrown away by her department as damaged goods. The mind is a powerful ally, and Jesse has no memory of the abduction. Inevitably, the protective walls carefully constructed by her subconscious are beginning to crumble. Her redemption is dependent upon one choice, one gamble, and two determined women who must risk everything to save one lost soul