Totaled by Clayton Emery | Script Revolution

Totaled

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My Edgar-Nominated short story, an original. (Would have won too, but...)
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Susan "Tyger" Blake - ex-cop, ex-con, and shade-tree mechanic - may have totaled her life, but when women go missing in a small town, she takes the tiger by the tail.
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Susan "Tyger" Blake is a disgraced cop and ex-mother. Now she's a auto mechanic, part-time drunk, and full-time recluse. But a wrecked car gets her wondering about a missing girl. And a fire in the local theater. And a missing old woman. And a dynamited car. And a missing college girl. And a murdered friend. And a missing mother and daughter. Female curiosity and feminist anger make a deadly combination, and she'll run roughshod over anyone who stymies her. As for the chances of getting killed - or redeemed - who cares?.. Original based on my Edgar-Nominated short story.

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Nominated for an Edgar Award for Short Story. Would have won, but I pointed out it had previously been published online.

Submitted: August 17, 2018
Last Updated: December 30, 2018

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The Writer: Clayton Emery

Professional writer and technical writer for 30 years. Wrote 20+ Dungeons & Dragons novels, Robin Hood retelling, and numerous mystery shorts that appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Martin Greenberg anthologiies, Mammoth collections, and elsewhere. Technical writer for software, industry, nuclear, and federal government including the FAA and DHS. One screenwriting credit, "The Republic", filmed with Sean Young and Marc Singer, but never finished. See my Wikipedia, Amazon, or IMDB pages. Go to bio

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