The Someday File
Deuce Mora’s one tough cookie–-a female sleuth with a conscience and an attitude–-fiery, tough, athletic, a dirty fighter when she has to be. In Jean Heller’s first mystery featuring the scrappy newspaper columnist, Deuce finds out in short order that if you mess with organized crime, you have to be tough—and you’d better be as much detective as reporter.
Spence in Petal Park
Roger Parnell is a rich, good-looking young man, living in the plushest suburb of a South Coast resort. When he is found dead in his driveway three days before Christmas, Detective Superintendent Spence immediately gets to work.