|Eye of the Mountain God
(released in 2010) by St. Martin's is my
An explosive combination...
A woman who finds five emerald
arrow heads wrapped in her morning newspaper
An autistic little girl who
knows things she cannot know
A man who relishes the events of
nine-eleven and idolizes Che Guevera
Megan Montoya has come to
New Mexico with her deaf young daughter to begin a career in photography.
One morning she opens her newspaper and five jagged stones clatter to the
floor. A jeweler identifies them as emeralds, an archeologist believes they
may be the legendary emerald arrowheads used by the Pima Indians four
centuries ago to lure away the Spaniards. Soon Megan finds herself
embroiled in a separatist plot and struggling to save her child.
Eye of the Mountain
God, is Penny Rudolph’s fourth mystery/thriller. The action comes at you
fast, with a cast of maverick characters including an eccentric
octogenarian artist with a shocking past; and two extraordinary Hispanic
women, one a sometime psychic who is funny, foul-mouthed, and angry with
God, the other a stunning and charismatic hair stylist, speaker, and
Tags for Eye of the
thriller, mystery, archeology, New Mexico, autism, fiction,
Hispanic, legend, occult, romantic suspense, domestic
terrorism, southwest, photography, feminist, Santa Fe, ESP.
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Mockingbird: mystery, army, civil war, feminist, historical,
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thriller, water resources, water war.
Tags for Lifeblood:
mystery, alcoholism, California, crime fiction, Hispanic,
hospital, human trafficking, kids, kidneys, medical,
recovering alcoholic, romantic suspense, thriller.