Marilyn Brown Oden
is the award-winning author of eleven books, including The Dead Saint
Crested Butte (historical fiction). Her travels on 6 continents
and encounters with refugees and prisoners, royalty and presidents enrich
her writing. Several experiences shaped The Dead Saint: serving on
the staff of a U.S. Congressman, being a counselor, making an official visit
to refugee centers in the war zones of Bosnia-Herzegovina during the NATO
bombing, and participating in an ecumenical fact-finding delegation in the
Mideast. She enjoys family and friends, walking to the Santa Fe
Plaza, and cross-country skiing in the moonlight. She lives in Santa Fe, NM.
Praise for The
“The casual yet taut style
will keep readers turning pages to find out if Bishop Lynn can prevent
disaster that involves the highest echelons of the U.S. government..." more
"A story of international espionage
with just the right amount of inspirational seasoning."
– Fresh Review
“This is the most gripping suspense novel I
have ever read..."
– John Killinger
"Oden's book grabs readers by the lapels and takes
them on a high-energy, thought-provoking run..."
Sheron Patterson, United Methodist Reporter
"This is a fast
moving, well written and enjoyable novel of
international intrigue and murder that begins on the
streets of New Orleans and ends in the Oval office at
the White House..."
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