Savage Cut (Ruby Crane #1)
Not surprisingly, this being the first of three, there's a bit more background and character development than the later two: Ruby Crane brings her injured teenaged daughter back to the small town where ...more
I really think it is better than the Miss Zukas series! A women leaves her California lift to return to her rural Michigan roots with her daughter, injured in a car accident. Shortly upon getting there, her childhood best friend's husband is killed in a sawmill accident. And the bad news keeps coming.
These characters ...more
Soon she is embroiled in a mystery close to home though, involving illegal logging. Not a bad entry into the genre, but I prefer the Miss Zukas ones by the same auther.
I grew up in rural Michigan, greatly influenced by my Lithuanian roots. I'm one of those tedious people who wanted to write stories as soon as I learned to read, but believed I had to leave Michigan first. In fact, I couldn't wait to shake off that Michigan dust! Curiously, everything I write seems to have a connection to Michigan or my Lithuanian heritage.
I now live in the beautiful foothills of