Nev March and Isabella Maldonado

Nev March is the winner of the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award for her award-winning, Edgar finalist debut, Murder in Old Bombay. Leaving a long career in business analysis in 2015, she returned to her passion, writing fiction. She is a member of the Mystery Writers of America and the Crime Writers of Color. A Parsee Zoroastrian herself, Nev lives with her husband and sons in New Jersey.

Isabella Maldonado is the award-winning and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Detective Cruz series and of The Cipher and A Different Dawn in the Nina Guerrera series. Before turning to crime writing, she wore a gun and badge in real life. A graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico and the first Latina to attain the rank of captain in her police department, she retired as the Commander of Special Investigations and Forensics. During more than two decades on the force, she served as a hostage negotiator, department spokesperson, and district station commander. She uses her extensive law enforcement background to bring a realistic edge to her writing. Maldonado lives in the Phoenix area with her family. For more information, visit www.isabellamaldonado.com.


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Event date: 

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005
Peril at the Exposition: A Mystery (Captain Jim and Lady Diana Mysteries #2) By Nev March Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250855039
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Published: Minotaur Books - July 12th, 2022

Captain Jim Agnihotri and his new bride, Diana Framji, return in Nev March's Peril at the Exposition, the follow up to March's award-winning, Edgar finalist debut, Murder in Old Bombay.


Murder in Old Bombay: A Mystery (Captain Jim and Lady Diana Mysteries #1) By Nev March Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250813824
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Published: Minotaur Books - April 12th, 2022

Nominated for an Edgar Award for Best First Novel!

In 19th century Bombay, Captain Jim Agnihotri channels his idol, Sherlock Holmes, in Nev March’s Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Award-winning debut.


The Falcon By Isabella Maldonado Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781542035620
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Published: Thomas & Mercer - June 28th, 2022

A Wall Street Journal bestselling series.

A serial killer wants to play. FBI Agent Nina Guerrera has no time for games.

Six female undergrads at an elite university vanish. The media descends. The families demand action. And as Special Agent Nina Guerrera follows clue by chilling clue, she realizes she's tracking the most cunning predator of her career.


A Different Dawn By Isabella Maldonado Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781542022781
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Published: Thomas & Mercer - August 10th, 2021

A Wall Street Journal bestseller.

For nearly thirty years a serial killer has been hiding in plain sight. So has the key to an FBI agent's dark past.


The Cipher By Isabella Maldonado Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781542022477
Availability: Able to Backorder
Published: Thomas & Mercer - November 1st, 2020

An Amazon Charts bestseller.

To a cunning serial killer, she was the one that got away. Until now...