Made in Acapulco by Carmen Amato
Barnes and Noble
Series: Detective Emilia Cruz
Publisher:  Laurel & Croton
Formats: ebook, paperback

Meet Emilia Cruz, first female police detective in Acapulco. She’s fighting crime in the iconic resort city, where corruption lines pockets, drug cartels have declared war, and Mexican machismo runs deep.

2019 & 2020 Poison Cup award for Outstanding Series — CrimeMasters of America

Made in Acapulco is the riveting introduction to the award-winning Detective Emilia Cruz police procedural mystery series. Torn from today’s headlines, these five stories show you what it takes to survive as an honest cop in Mexico.

This is the Acapulco tourists never see. These are the stories of those fighting to reclaim their country from the cartels.

“A thrilling series” — National Public Radio

“Emilia is a character who is close to my heart” – MysterySequels

“Amato brings her characters to life with her vivid writing style and sets them on the streets of a Mexico steeped in Catholicism and corruption” –

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