Spree of robberies disturbs peace of small town in ‘Badge 11’

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Cop must unravel mystery behind sudden whirlwind of criminal activity in Dolores Durst’s new novel

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WARREN, Ohio – “My father was a policeman,” said author Dolores Durst. “The many stories he could tell amazed me and they stuck with me all my life.”

Loosely based from Durst’s childhood hometown, Niles, Ohio, “Badge 11” (published by Xlibris) presents a crime mystery inspired by her father’s varied experiences as a cop. Set in a small, peaceful town where no one locks their doors at night, everything gets turned upside down when, all of a sudden, all the local businesses begin getting broken into, and the safes are all emptied out. As their crime spree comes to a head, are the perpetrators biting off more than they were ready to chew? It takes a surprising twist to begin to unravel a whirlwind of an operation.

This fictional rendition of her father’s life of crime-fighting, and of Durst’s own experiences as a policeman’s daughter, presents not only the exciting pace of a crime novel, but is also a feel good story written directly from the heart.

“Badge 11” is a book about coming to the aid of anyone who needed help. In reading her story, Durst wants people to realize that even today, there are still good people helping others in need.

“Badge 11”
By Dolores Durst
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 68 pages | ISBN 9781499068016
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 68 pages | ISBN 9781499068023
E-Book | 68 pages | ISBN 9781499068030
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Dolores Durst was born on February 1929 in Warren, Ohio. She spent most of her life in Niles, Ohio. She ran a boarding kennel for 25 years and is a member of Eastern Star. After enjoying 39 years with the love of her life, she turned to dance. When she could no longer dance, she decided to write again—this time to share her writings with the world. She has one son, two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit xlibris.com or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.
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