Raining Men and Corpses
When it rains, it pours … and this amateur sleuth may be in over her head. Graduate student Raina Sun is trying to keep her head above water as the bills roll in when her dashing college adviser cons her out of several months of rent. Her quest to retrieve the money sets in motion a streak of even worse luck. First, she stumbles on her advisor’s dead body and becomes a suspect in his murder. Next, the only man she’s ever loved reappears as the lead detective to the case. Raina’s having trouble interpreting his signals–does he want to reignite their passion, or just stay close to his prime suspect?
The Dead Chill
When a young Native American woman is found brutally murdered, a shock wave rips through the peaceful town of Garnerville, Oregon. Murder here is rare. Police Chief Sidney Becker, a highly skilled detective, is relentless. She won’t rest until the killer is in custody. Sidney learns from tribal members that the victim had been releasing animals trapped by poachers. A poacher caught her destroying his traps and threatened to skin her alive. Sidney believes nine-year-old Tegan knows the poacher’s identity. Blinded by lightning when he was six, Tegan has a heightened sense of smell and hearing. He often meets a ghostly man in the woods to conduct secret activities. This may have gotten the woman killed.