Derailed, by Mary Keliikoa You haven’t heard of private detective Kelly Pruett yet, but she’s about to join ranks of mystery’s most clever and crafty female sleuths, such as Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Milhone, Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum or Alexander McCall Smith’s Precious Ramotswe. Pruett reflects the real dilemmas of modern women. Pruett must balance between…

Read More

Shadows among the Ruins, by Marie Romero Cash Forensic psychologist Jemimah Hodge is much in demand for her keen understanding of the criminal mind. So much in demand, in fact, that she decides to escape the pressure by moving from L.A. to New Mexico to take a job with the local sheriff’s office. She expects…

Read More