Marilyn Brown Waking in Tombstone

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Waking in Tombstone

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Dont shoot them arrows of Cupid without expecting me to follow through, the master of the house barks to Libby Campbell. To escape his abuse she dresses like a boy, steals his gold, and runs away, but is chased by Charles Grenville, the attorney assigned to retrieve the stolen money. Traveling west on the train, Libby meets a dedicated theological student, Wendell Cotter, patterned after the true-life legend, Endicott Peabody of Massachusetts, whose outstanding posterity has placed his name on roads, a town, and a museum.

Libby s romantic feelings for this good Tombstone preacher must wait through robberies, fires, and murders, all while she attempts to evade Grenville and her own history as a thief. The job she is lucky to find brings her in contact with Wyatt Earp and his brothers Morgan and Virgil, who strive for justice after the shootout at the OK Corral. Determined to stay strong in the midst of hostilities, Libby wakens to the good she sees in this dark place, and finally falls in love.

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Marilyn McMeen Brown is fascinated with history. She believes in her butterfly wing theory, that every human being who ever lived no matter how seemingly insignificant makes choices that impact our lives today. Storytelling is a way to give immediacy to those who have passed on. Their lives can inspire us to focus on our own critical choices.

Marilyn earned master s degrees from Brigham Young University and the University of Utah, and has garnered many local and state writing awards. She established the annual thousand-dollar Marilyn Brown Novel Award for unpublished novels. She hopes to inspire others to write genuine stories honoring the actual figures who have influenced our lives.

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