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From the Back Cover 'Arizonans and all who love their mountains and deserts spiced with danger are in for a treat. The Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths have put together another anthology of stories that powerfully evoke all the beautiful (and deadly) aspects of their state: white water rivers, hidden caves, steep mountain trails, blast-furnace deserts and yes, diamondback rattlers. Visit at your own risk!' ~Margaret Maron, award-winning author of Three-Day Town and The Buzzard Table 'Beautiful and brutal, dangerous and delicate, timeless and thrilling: words that describe both the Southwestern landscape and this amazing anthology from the Desert Sleuths. From pulse-pounding psychological suspense under a scorching sun to historical mystery and noir, these powerful stories cover all the substrata of crime fiction. Bring a canteen...you'll be thirsty for more!' ~ Kelli Stanley, award-winning author of City of Secrets ? 'Set in the blazing fury of the Arizona desert, this crime fiction anthology packs tremendous heat. From murdering spouses to snakes to monsoons and caves, you'll find more suspense, action, and twists in Desert Justice than any other climate. Best to bring a cold drink when you start to read. I highly recommend it.' ~ Libby Fischer Hellmann, Author of the Nice Girl Does Noir collection. Editor, Chicago Blues ? 'Reading SoWest: Desert Justice is like smacking open a pi?ata and having twenty engaging, enticing and enthralling stories rain down in their brilliant jewel-toned wrappers for a reader to snatch up and savor. This is an excellent collection of short stories by an abundantly talented group of writers. I enjoyed each and every story.'~ Jenn McKinlay, New York Times bestselling author Read more

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