This story was inspired by my time in Phoenix, Arizona. I didn’t encounter any werewolves, but I lived so close to the outskirts of the city that I could just ride out into the desert on my bike. This is why the opening scene has the heroine simply walking out into the Arizona wilderness.
I took this photo near Sedona.
I hope you enjoy this excerpt from An Officer and a Werewolf:
What kind of person just walks out into the middle of the desert and gets lost like an idiot? Apparently, I’m that kind of person, Alicia mused.
The Arizona sun was impossible to escape, making her feel trapped in one of those hot yoga classes, and it wasn’t even noon yet. The heat had a dumbing down effect. Whenever she tried to think of a solution to the whole issue of getting lost in the desert on the…
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