A prize winner in the 2012 Bethlehem Writers Roundtable Short Story contest, Joyce Lekas has short stories included in two anthologies. A writer of non fiction for many years, Lekas recently turned her hand to fiction. In her professional career, both in Silicon Valley, California and in Oregon, Lekas ghostwrote and published extensively in the analytical and electronics press and edited and published several technical books. She retired to the Southwest, and now lives in Oregon.
Lekas has worked in oceanography, metallurgy, teaching, government agencies and corporate America. She has run two businesses, raised four children on her own and traveled extensively.
Avocations include weaving, watercolor painting, travel, hiking, general exploring, reading and writing.
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Dyed in the Wool
by Joyce Lekas
Dyed in the Wool is a suspense novel set in the Southwest and the Navajo Nation. When Annie’s car is shoved off the road after midnight, she knows danger threatens the Navajo Nation. From her lab in Phoenix, to the craggy mountains and remote canyons of the vast reservation, Annie, a chemist, uncovers deadly business, where the stakes keep rising and not everyone comes out alive.
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