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Sue Hinkin is the author of the award-winning thriller series, The Vega & Middleton Novels, featuring the investigative team of Los Angeles TV news journalist Bea Jackson and best friend, photographer Lucy Vega. called Lucy and Bea one of the top female detectives of 2023. A former Cinematography Fellow at the American Film Institute, Hinkin was a TV news photographer like her character, Lucy. Now living in Colorado, she was voted Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers Writer of the Year. She loves white dogs, black cats and her twin toddler granddaughters.

Currently, I'm working on finishing the sixth and final installation of the Bea Middleton and Lucy Vega series. I hope it will be out in 2025. Here's the blurb:


When photojournalist Lucy Vega’s war correspondent significant other, Michael Burleson, suddenly takes a job in Iraq, Lucy is left alone with their young child on her isolated California ranch. Michael’s unstable daughter shows up hoping to meet her baby half-brother who is Lucy’s 4-year-old son, Henry. Despite Michael’s warnings, Lucy hires the girl to help care for the child. Weird things start happening—Lucy’s beloved horse is bitten by a rattle snake and animal enclosures are vandalized. Lucy doesn’t know the daughter has fallen under the spell of a sexy, snake-handling religious cult leader who will do anything to get Lucy’s ranch and her son.

I hope you'll enjoy it. Will keep you posted!


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Clockwise: Red Rocks, Signing debut novel with Becky Clark at Tattered Cover Aspen Grove, the twinnies sylin', Coal Creek Canyon sunrise, Santa Monica Farmer's Market with cousin Sheri, Hazel the chicken loves watermelon, Harley the rescue pup, Sisters in Crime visiting Colorado Bureau of Investigation, awesome Littleton critique group with Mindy, Charles and Mary Ann (RIP)

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