Little Molly Messenger is kidnapped on a sunny June
morning. Three days later she’s returned, apparently
unharmed. A few days later, the brakes go out on Molly’s
An accident? Maybe. Except that it turns out that Chris,
Molly’s mother, is the IT manager at a large Chicago bank
and may have misappropriated three million dollars. Molly’s
father hires PI Georgia Davis to follow the money and investigate Chris’s death.
Doubleback reunites PI Georgia Davis (Easy Innocence)
with video producer Ellie Foreman (An Eye For Murder,
A Picture Of Guilt, An Image Of Death, A Shot To Die For).
The two women track leads from Northern Wisconsin to
an Arizona border town, where illegal immigrants,
muggled drugs, and an independent contractor come into play.
Finally, if you are Bouchercon-bound this fall, two of my
works are eligible to be nominated for an Anthony Award
(the deadline for nominations is in 2 weeks):
-- Nobody's Child is eligible for Best Paperback Original
-- "No Good Deed," about the unlikely friendship
between a former KKK member and a young black
boy in prison, is eligible for Best Short Story. I
t was published in the Fiction River Special Crime Edition,
WGM Publishing. I
f you'd like to read the story, let me know. I'll get it to you.