This fresh, funny, fabulous debut crime novel by Cornelia Read has received rave reviews throughout the United States.
Nominee: 2007 Edgar Allan Poe Awards in the Best First Novel By An American Author category.
Cornelia Read was born and raised in the US by divorced hippie-renegade parents. Her childhood mentors included Sufis, surfers, single moms, Black Panthers, Ansel Adams, draft dodgers, striking farmworkers, and Henry Miller's toughest ping-pong rival. She lives in California and is married to a lovely sane man who is gainfully employed. They have twin daughters.