Synopses & Reviews
Tucked into the mountains and valleys of northern New Mexico are little enclaves of history and tradition-and secrets. Charlie and her office assistant Sally visit one of these towns, Valle Escondido, where they drop in on Sally's friend Laura Armijo. During the visit, Laura receives the shocking news that her friend, Cynthia Martinez, has suffered a miscarriage and died. Privately, Laura wonders if Cynthia's abusive husband Richard caused the miscarriage. Charlie agrees to ask a few questions and see what she can find out.
About the Author
Connie Shelton is a lifelong mystery fan who wanted to be Nancy Drew when she grew up. Now she relives her mystery fantasies through her Charlie Parker series. In addition to writing the series, she has served as president of her local writers group, is active in Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America, and serves on the board of directors of Small Publishers Association of North America. She is also a frequent speaker at writing and publishing conferences. She lives in northern New Mexico with her husband, author and helicopter pilot Dan Shelton.