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Lost scene from THE HIDDEN LIGHT OF MEXICO CITY
A quiet scene from the thriller that Literary Fiction Review called “Enthralling political drama.”
Sometimes the oddest little things give us courage . . . like breakfast. Read it and you’ll see what I mean.
Mystery Shark Method masterclass
Ever wanted to write your own mystery series?
My Mystery Shark Method will show you how! Free content, including a printable ebook.
Selected First Chapters
Check out the first chapters of THE HIDDEN LIGHT OF MEXICO CITY, AWAKENING MACBETH, CLIFF DIVER, HAT DANCE, and many more.
C’mon. You know you want to see what the fuss is all about.
Fun pictures that usually appear first on my Instagram (@authorcarmenamato) and Facebook feeds, like this snap of me and Mike Faricy at Killer Nashville 2022.
Detective Emilia Cruz Series
Go behind the scenes of the Detective Emilia Cruz police series
This is where you’ll find iconic locations in Acapulco mentioned in the books, all about the cover artist, how Emilia was “born” and much more.
Galliano Club Thrillers
In 1926, Prohibition makes it hard to get a beer, but there’s plenty of murder, blackmail and revenge on tap in the Galliano Club. Free refills, too.
Check out the series inspired by tales told by Carmen’s grandfather, a deputy sheriff of Oneida County, NY.
Insider's Guides to Mexico
Two collections of travel essays from those who know Mexico best. CLICK HERE