2005 Lambda Literary Foundation Award for Best Lesbian Mystery

2006 Latino Book Award for Best English-Language Mystery



Now Available in paperback, Italian, French, and two editions in Spanish (Arte Publico Press and Editorial Plan B in Mexico)

Sangre en el desierto, Desert Blood en español, was released Fall 2008 by Arte Publico Press, translated by the incomparable Juárez poet and writer, Rosario Sanmiguel. This translation received a 2009 Latino Book Award for Best Spanish-language mystery.

Released in paperback in Fall 2007 (Arte Publico Press).

Desert Blood in Italian! IL DESERTO DELLE MORTI SILENZIOSE: I Femincidi di Juarez (Desert of the Silent Dead: The Feminicides of Juárez) by La Nuova Frontiera released in Spring 2007.


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