B.R. Vineyard Pens New Story of a Female Officer Who Finds Herself Not Only Chasing a Killer, but Allowing Someone to Love Her Once More

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The difficulties of letting someone in.

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“Working with law enforcement for 12 ½ years in the county attorney’s office and being married to an officer of 30-years, I can see the difficulties women in law enforcement face every day,” explains B.R. Vineyard. “They are required to forget their soft side and put on the strong, tough armor.” Utilizing her experience and addressing this pressing topic, Vineyard has penned her new book, “Badge and Blade” (published by AuthorHouse).

“Badge and Blade” tells the story of Maxie O’Bryan, a female sheriff and single mother who lost her husband and blames herself for his death. Maxie swore she would never get involved with another law enforcement officer. Between raising a child and fighting crime, she has trouble just being a woman.

When a serial killer begins committing his crimes in her jurisdiction, Sherriff O’Bryan’s determination doubles and she calls in a handsome Texas Ranger for assistance. The case gets serious when the killer stalks her own daughter. After Bill arrives, he finds himself wanting to do more than solve the case; he’s looking for a way to break through the wall around Maxie’s heart. After the death of her husband, Maxie swore she would never get involved with another law enforcement officer.

As she finds herself spending more time with the Texas Ranger, Maxie begins having trouble protecting her heart.

About the Author
B.R. Vineyard is an avid reader of mysteries, suspense and romance novels. For over 17 years, she was involved and worked closely with the local law enforcement officers for the county, city and state. She saw the challenge a woman might have if she chose a career in that field, especially if she was single and had children. She and her husband live in a rural area of central Texas in a home they built for themselves. Since retirement, Vineyard spends a lot of time at the computer writing.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, AuthorHouse celebrated 15 years of service to authors in Sept. 2011.For more information or to publish a book visit authorhouse.com or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.

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