In my daytime job, I was an investigator, working cases that ranged from fraud to wrongful death—a woman in a predominantly male world. It was about that time that I was fortunate enough to be assigned to an investigation in the upper middle peninsula of Virginia. I began to find contacts and obtain details—such as my reference in the novel to several of the old “railways” used for pulling boats out of the water for repair or families on the shore that made crab pots. The area was rich in history and, often, its people were open to talk about it. I met several well-established families (with lineages to the settlers) and was invited to events that further contributed to my fact finding missions. ...
Never doubt the Universe and serendipity, my dear friends. All Things Equal arrived. Perhaps this journey we now share will inspire you, and at the very least, provide pages worth of adventure and entertainment to carry you beyond the walls of your home, wherever it may be.
Until next time, enjoy the Prologue of All Things Equal, as you’re introduced to Lucille “Lu” Garcia—a kick-butt, take no prisoners woman’s woman in midlife, about to experience a life changing event that takes her to the colorful, and sometimes frightening, Chesapeake Bay town of Guineaport.
Will she sink or swim?
If you like what you read and you want more, All Things Equal arrives April 12, 2016. Look for it on Amazon.com and in e-book. If you’re interested, join me at Malice Domestic in Bethesda, Maryland April 29 through May 1, 2016. I would enjoy meeting you and signing a copy of All Things Equal.