Carrie Parks
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Carrie Parks

Carrie Stuart Parks is an award winning artist, writer, speaker, and law enforcement instructor. A Certified Forensic Artist, she met her husband, Rick, in the romantic hallways of the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Together they formed a dynamic and successful team in their fine and forensic art, working on major national and international cases and creating exquisite watercolors and stone carvings. They travel internationally, teaching forensic art to a variety of participants: from the Secret Service to the FBI, from large law enforcement agencies to the smallest two-man departments in their one-week classes. They are the largest instructors of forensic art in the world. Carrie has won numerous awards for her innovative teaching methods and general career excellence and is a signature member of the Idaho Watercolor Society. Carrie's Gwen Marcey series chronicles a forensic artist from Montana and is loosely based on Carrie's forensic cases.She began her fiction writing career while battling breast cancer. Mentored by NY Times bestselling author, Frank Peretti, Carrie's debut novel, along with her subsequent novels, have been met with critical acclaim, including: 2021 Kudos Award Winner: fiction (Relative Silence) 2020 Golden Scroll Winner: mystery/suspense/thriller (Fragments of Fear) 2019 Daphne du Maurier finalist: mainstream mystery suspense (Formula of Deception) 2019 Cascade Award finalist: (Formula of Deception) 2018 Carol Award Winner: mystery/suspense/thriller (Portrait of Vengeance) 2018 Inspy Award Winner: mystery/suspense/thriller (Portrait of Vengeance) 2018 Maxwell Award Winner: Fiction (Portrait of Vengeance) 2018 Wright Award Winner: Fiction (Portrait of Vengeance) 2018 RT Reviews Finalist 2017 Christy Winner: mystery/suspense (When Death Draws Near) 2017 Carol Winner: mystery/suspense (When Death Draws Near) 2017 RT Reviewer's Choice Best Book Awards for 2016 finalist (When Death Draws Near) 2017 Christian Retailing Best Finalist:mystery/suspense (When Death Draws Near) 2017 Inspy Award Finalist (When Death Draws Near) 2016 Idaho Author Awards: winner: mystery/suspense (When Death Draws Near) 2016 INSPY winner: mystery/suspense (The Bones Will Speak) 2016 Christy Award Finalist: suspense/mystery (The Bones Will Speak) 2016 Christian Retailing Best Finalist: mystery/suspense (The Bones Will Speak) 2016 Family Fiction Readers Choice: 15 Best Books of 2015 (The Bones Will Speak) 2016 Idaho Author Awards Finalist: mystery/suspense (The Bones Will Speak) 2015 Carol Award Winner: mystery/suspense/thriller (A Cry From the Dust) 2015 Christy Award finalist: mystery/suspense/thriller (A Cry From the Dust) 2015 Selah Award finalist: mystery/suspense/thriller (A Cry From the Dust)
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