Author Shawn Cosby and MY DARKEST PRAYER on Authors on the Air

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Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes writer Shawn (S.A.) Cosby to the show. Shawn S..A. Cosby is a writer from Southeastern Virginia. His short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines His story "Slant-Six" was selected as a Distinguished Story in Best American Mystery Stories for 2016.. His writing has been called " gritty and heartbreaking " and " dark, thrilling and tragic ". His style and tone is influenced by his varied life experiences. About MY DARKEST PRAYER: Whether it's working at his cousin's funeral home or tossing around the local riff raff at his favorite bar, Nathan Waymaker is a man who knows how to handle the bodies. A former Marine and Sheriff's deputy, Nathan has built a reputation in his small Southern town as a man who can help when all other avenues have been exhausted. When a local minister with grandiose ambitions is found dead, Nathan is approached by his parishioners who feel the local police are dragging their feet with the investigation. What starts out as an easy payday soon descends into a maze of mayhem filled with wannabe gangsters, vicious crime lords, stars, crooked police officers and a particularly treacherous preacher and his mysterious wife. Nathan must use all his varied skills and some of his wit to navigate the murky waters of small town corruption even as dark secrets of his own threaten to come to the surface. This is a copyrighted podcast owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network. http://www.authorsontheair.com

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