Galliano Club Thriller Series
In 1926 it’s hard to get a beer, thanks to Prohibition. But there’s plenty of trouble on tap at the Galliano Club.
Based on tales told by Carmen’s late grandfather, a former Deputy Sheriff of Oneida County, NY.
Three very different people flee the secrets of their past, but all roads lead to the Galliano Club, a social hub for Italian mill workers.
A dead body behind the Galliano Club sets off a chain reaction of crime and deception in this Prohibition-era thriller based on Carmen’s home town.
Barman Luca Lombardo and dancer Ruth Cross are caught in a web of blackmail ensnaring everyone connected to the Galliano Club.
Detective Emilia Cruz Mystery Series
Emilia Cruz is the first female police detective in Acapulco. If the drug cartels don’t get her, another cop will.
Poison Cup award for Outstanding Series, 2019 & 2020, CrimeMasters of America; Silver Falchion Award for Story/Collection, 2019, Killer Nashville
Detective Emilia Cruz Short Reads
A black notebook and a man with nine fingers draw Emilia into a maze of mistaken identities and gang rivals.
Detective Emilia Cruz Extras
Expect Carmen’s signature blend of complex mystery, layers of deception, and high-wire action.
Longlisted for the 2020 Millennium Book Award. A drug cartel is poised to buy Mexico’s presidency and only one man stands in the way.
Romantic suspense with a supernatural twist pits a college professor and an Iraq War vet against eternal evil.
Insider’s Guides to Mexico
These collections of personal travel essays take you inside the real Mexico.