Award winning crime thriller book series set in Sweet Home
September 27, 2023
Chris Patchell, author of four crime thrillers set in Sweet Home, recently won a Readers' Favorite 2023 Bronze Medal for Best Crime Fiction. Her entry, "Hide Her", is the fourth book in the Lacey James detective series. James is a small-town cop struggling to solve crimes in her hometown of Sweet Home, while trying to keep her crumbling marriage together.
The book also won a Wind Dancer Film Award, which is given to 10 authors whose books are considered top candidates for movie adaptation.
Patchell, a Salem resident and USA Today Best-Selling Author who has published 11 books since 2013, se...