After two months on Facebook, I had yet to post a picture or write what was on my mind. My profile didn’t declare my relationship status or where I lived because those things had recently changed, rather abruptly, but inspiration finally struck on a crisp cool day in October. I found a dead girl floating in the marsh behind my house.
- from KILLER ON THE WALL by Wendy Eckel
Wendy Eckel joined Author Salon in October, 2011, and worked closely
with AS editors, including advisory editors Penny Warner and Ken
Atchity, to hone her
"social media cozy" novel, KILLER ON THE WALL, into a competitive
manuscript that was just signed by AEI FILMS AND BOOKS in Los Angeles. Wendy's KILLER ON THE WALL (formerly CLASS ACT) was an award winner in
the Maryland Writer’s Association Mystery Novel Contest, and her other
novel, LIAM, a semifinalist in the Amazon.Com next breakthrough novel
KILLER ON THE WALL
Hart discovers the body of a dead girl floating in the marsh behind her
house. The law sees it their way, but too many things don’t add up.
Determined to find answers, and feeling lost after having exiled herself
in small town Maryland, she begins her own investigation, and with the
help of a Facebook group composed of amateur sleuths known as "The What
Ifs," she begins the search for evidence and clues. After friending
suspects on Facebook and working with a nervous programmer living in
mortal fear of Mark Zuckerberg, she hacks into the dead girl's Facebook
account and assumes her identity, only to discover a dark underbelly to
what had originally seemed a charmed and effortless life ...