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Bantam, Jan 2002, 5.99, 400 pp.
Part time private investigator Trade Ellis owns and manages the Vaca Grande Ranch near La Cienega, Arizona. To supplement her income, Trade accepts cases, but is very particular as to what she chooses.
Bartender Quinta Ortiz, the daughter of Trade's ranch foreman, introduces the sleuth to Josie Moraga, a regular at the Riata Bar. Josie asks Trade to visit her mother Lourdes Escamilla t...
Rode Hard, Put Away Dead
Bantam, Feb 2001, 5.99, 384 pp.
Abigail Van Thiessen is happily married to the man she loves even if he is thirty plus years younger and sixty million dollars poorer. Her husband, J.B. Calendar is a rodeo cowboy, which leaves Abigail struggling to ride a horse without falling off. The pair takes off for a camp-out in the Arizona desert, but the vacation ends tragically with Abigail dead and J.B the only person in the vicini...
Dell, Oct 2003, 5.99, 400 pp.
The Vaca Grande Ranch outside Tucson is Trade Ellis' first love but to add income to the family coffers she occasionally works as a private investigator. One day she watches her cousin Bea a news anchor for channel four on TV when the co-anchor, Terez Montiel reports that the Cordelia Jones death may connect to a kinky sex cult.
Soon after that telecast, a woman hires Trade to find her sister who...