After her budding career as a private investigator ends abruptly, CAROL KARUSO is challenged to find a woman who has been missing for decades. Determined to prove herself, she doggedly follows every lead, no matter where in Washington State it takes her. As she gets closer to finding the mysterious woman, she runs into someone who will do anything to stop her from finding the lost Rose.
If you fancy thrilling mysteries, especially those that include a beautiful, redheaded detective with bad habits but endless determination, colorful characters, dark villains, and more than a dash of humor, murder and mayhem, you'll love this first book in the Carol Karuso Mystery Trilogy.
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Originally titled Fallen Angel
About the Author
R. MARQUEZ resides in the Pacific Northwest, a place that inspired her to create the fictional city of Couper, Washington, located across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon.
She was brought to the region in a similar fashion as her main character in the Matty Cruz Adventure series, and, like Matty, she had to reinvent herself quickly—but in a less colorful way.
Now that she has finished the Matty Cruz Adventure series, she is working on the Carol Karuso Mystery series.
R. Marquez’s short stories have been published in various magazines.