Misty Reddington, author
Attempted Murder is the seventh book in the Molly Tinker Mystery Series. Molly is a small town park range who helps the cops in her spare time catch a sniper killer. The sniper has terrorized the drivers of her town, unfortunately shooting and killing three of its citizens. Through a small amount of good police work, but mostly through entertaining good luck, Molly eventually makes an arrest, not before becoming victim of the sniper's gun herself.