Gerrie Ferris Finger


Gerrie Ferris Finger writes: "I grew up in Missouri, then moved south to join The Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff. I researched and edited the columns of humorist Lewis Grizzard and co-wrote a news column with another reporter for three years.
"Lewis became my mentor, and when he passed away, I joined the newspapers’ Southern Task Force. As a reporter, I traveled the Tobacco Roads of Georgia, Virginia and Alabama, and the narrow, historic streets of New Orleans. I wrote about Natchez, Mississippi’s unique history, Florida’s diverse population, and the Outer Banks struggle to keep the Cape Hatteras light house from toppling into the sea. Also, I served on the National News Desk and on the City Desk’s City Life section.
"Since I covered crime for the newspaper, I turned to crime fiction when I retired. In 2009, I won The Malice Domestic/St. Martin’s Minotaur Best First Traditional Novel Competition for The End Game, released by St. Martin’s Minotaur in 2010.
"Real crime is sordid, with no romance or redeeming features. Justice often doesn’t prevail. Real people go back to miserable lives. In writing fiction, I can make the good guys winners and the bad guys get what they deserve.

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Moriah Lake / Richard Dru
The Moriah Dru/Richard Lake series is a series of novels by author Gerrie Ferris Finger, a retired American journalist. The mystery novel series features Moriah Dru, a former police detective now running Child Trace Inc, a lost child finding service. Set in Atlanta, Dru works in conjunction with Atlanta P.D. lieutenant Richard Lake. Their romantic relationship occasionally hinders an investigation, but when they set their sites on the solution to a mystery, they prove an unbeatable team.

Wolf's Clothing

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The Last Temptation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
During a fierce custody battle, recovering addict Eileen Cameron and her daughter Kinley Whitney vanish into the night. The estranged husband, Bradley Whitney, insists Eileen has taken their daughter to hide with the Indians in the desert. Moriah Dru of Child Trace is hired to locate the girl and her home — but Dru is wary of the husband’s claims.
Wolf's Clothing
Series: Moriah Lake / Richard Dru. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,930. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2018 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The seventh in the Moriah Dru / Richard Lake series begins when Atlanta’s famous police dog, Buddy, is stolen from his handler’s SUV. The community howls in anguish over the canine’s disappearance, and soon A.P.D. Lieutenant Richard Lake is on the hunt with his lover, P.I. Moriah Dru. The trail leads to an investment scam, dubbed The Wolves of Atlanta, and a mega-church’s finances.

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