June 16, 2020

The Burn Patient is a gritty, action-packed L.A. thriller featuring African-American TV reporter, Beatrice Middleton and her photographer partner, Lucy Vega.  It’s the third in the Vega & Middleton series with a fourth scheduled for release in 2021. If you like Rizolli...

June 4, 2018

The following general questions can be applied to any mystery novel, and they provide a good starting point for creating your own discussion questions for a given work.

Initial reaction—did you like the book?

What was unique about the setting of the book and how did it e...

March 30, 2018

Can you describe what your book is about in one sentence?  

When Los Angeles news photographer Lucy Vega’s uncle, a formidable Hispanic businessman, is killed in a car accident in Malibu during a violent el Niño storm, Lucy and reporter-colleague Beatrice Middleton, are...

February 13, 2018

Supporting women crime writers, $1000 grants to libraries and an opportunity to promote the outstanding, award-winning Colorado Sisters in Crime mysteries and thrillers were among the highlights of the weekend. Not to mention bonding with our sister writers. Kudos to B...

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