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About Cedar Koons

Image of Cedar with 2023 First Place Indie Book Award Honor

Murder at Sleeping Tiger, by C. R. Koons, just won a Next Generation Indie Award! Best Mystery 2023!







Cedar Koons (C.R.), is a widely published writer of nonfiction, fiction and poetry.  Her nonfiction includes academic and research articles published in peer reviewed journals, and a full length self-help book for clients of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, The Mindfulness Solution for Intense Emotions: Take Control of BPD with DBT, (New Harbinger 2016).


Her fiction includes the Sheriff Ulysses Walker series:  Murder at Sleeping Tiger, (out in 2022), A Thirst For Murder (due out in early 2024) and a third book expected in 2026, all from Camel Press.


Cedar’s new poetry book, Bourbon and Branch Water, Kelsay Books, 2023, is an intimate memoir of her life and times in free and formal verse.


Cedar worked as a psychotherapist and consultant in DBT for over 30 years.  She is retired from clinical practice.  Cedar lives in the village of Dixon, New Mexico, on the Rio Embudo with her husband Edward Scheps, a photographer.

Read more about all books authored by Cedar.

Cedar Koons, Indie Book Award Winning Author

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