Thursday, September 19, 2013

Book Spotlight: Murder Once Removed by Roz Russell

The truth can set you free...or get you killed.

Investigative reporter Jessica Curtis's life is about to turn upside down. Joe Taylor, her mentor for the past six years, is killed while investigating the murder of a high-profile Santa Fe art dealer and construction entrepreneur. Sensing the two are connected and determined to find her friend's killer, Jessica picks up the investigation where Joe left off and is quickly ensnared in the complex Santa Fe art world full of treachery, greed, and power--and deep connections to the world of politics. When the number of possible killers increases the number of people Jessica can trust quickly dwindles--including the enigmatic artist she has begun an affair with. As the tension mounts and body count rises, Jessica must answer the ultimate question: can she solve the case before the killer adds her to the list of victims?

A taut, suspenseful mystery that explores the nature of fate, the inevitability of certain life events, and the cascading consequences of one act as it influences everything that happens after, Murder Once Removed dives deep into the inner dimensions of the artistic mind to ask whether murder itself can be a form of art.

Publish Date: September 9th, 2013
Format: Softcover/E-book
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-1484820650
Published by: CreateSpace

Roz Russell was born and raised in El Paso, TX, and earned a degree in fine arts from the University of Texas, El Paso. She has spent most of her life in the Southwest, and in the past she has been a private investigator, travel agent, realtor, and an artist working in pottery and stained glass. She is a certified ESL teacher and a licensed dog groomer. Russell currently lives in Albuquerque, NM, with her dogs, Minnie and Coco.

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