Title: RUSSIAN MOJITO
Series: Detective Emilia Cruz
Publisher: Laurel & Croton
Formats: ebook, paperback
Driven to the edge by her own secrets, can the first female police detective in Acapulco give Russia a dose of Mexican justice?
Finalist, 2020 Silver Falchion Award
Survivor of a deadly cartel ambush, Detective Emilia Cruz returns to Acapulco to recover from the trauma. Before she can catch her breath, her penniless stepfather is kidnapped. The stakes couldn’t be higher as Emilia finds herself thrust back into the dangerous world of drug cartel violence.
At the same time, a Russian guest is murdered by a cold-blooded killer in the luxury hotel managed by her boyfriend, Kurt Rucker.
As the body count rises and the kidnappers tighten their grip on Emilia’s family, she discovers a chilling connection between Russian murder victims and fuel thieves wreaking havoc on Mexico’s underground gas pipelines.
Soon she’s on a midnight stakeout, waiting and watching for the thieves.
2019 & 2020 Poison Cup award, Outstanding Series – CrimeMasters of America
“A thrilling series” – National Public Radio