Cliff Diver

by Carmen Amato


“A thrilling series” – NPR

CLIFF DIVER kicks off the award-winning Detective Emilia Cruz police series set in Acapulco. She’s the first female police detective in Mexico’s murder capital, confronting drug cartels and official corruption.

When her crooked lieutenant is murdered, Emilia is assigned to lead the investigation. Soon the man’s sordid sex life, money laundering, and involvement in a kidnapping double-cross combine to create an ugly mess no one wants exposed.

Under pressure from Acapulco’s ambitious mayor and the head of the police union, Emilia faces the ultimate choice. Truth or survival?

Perfect for lovers of detective fiction by Ian Rankin, Jo Nesbo, and Peter May, as well as Don Winslow’s Mexican cartel and border thrillers.


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Category: Mystery – International Mystery & Crime



Hat Dance

by Carmen Amato


Acapulco’s Detective Emilia Cruz battles her own worst fears as she hunts for a violent arsonist and a missing girl in this riveting crime thriller set against Mexico’s drug war.

“A thrilling series.” — National Public Radio

2019 & 2020 Poison Cup award, Outstanding Series, CrimeMasters of America


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