DARK WATERS (Crooked Lane Books) by Chris Goff
"Goff combines cultural detail, rich geographic description, and countless plot twists to create an engaging and satisfying thriller."
THE ACCIDENTAL ART THIEF (Twilight Times Books) by Joan Schweighardt
"An uncomplicated plot and even pacing allow the understated beauty of the language and deep-feeling characters to shine."
DEATH IN VERACRUZ (Schaffner Press) by Héctor Aguilar Camin
"Journalism and politics in a 1970s Mexico replete with petro dollars, corruption, and murder of the voiceless."