Finalist, Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Award, Adult Fiction ForeWord Book of the Year Award, Honorable Mention After the murderous rigors of her Ph.D. field research, Frankie MacFarlane is happy to be settling down in her native Tucson, house-sitting the family home and teaching geology at Foothills Community College. Little does she imagine that a brief fishing trip to Mexico with her brother Jamie and his girlfriend, Carla, could entangle her in a string of murder, mythology, and international intrigue. Nonetheless, Frankie responds in true form. Noticing every nuance of her surroundings, both natural and manmade, Frankie skids through a heart-stopping and unforgettable chase from the Sea of Cortez to Tucson's Sabino Canyon.
Author: Susan Cummins Miller Publisher: Texas Tech University Press Published: 02/15/2012 Pages: 224 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.80lbs Size: 8.40h x 5.50w x 0.90d ISBN: 9780896726864
Review Citation(s): Library Journal 06/15/2014
About the Author Susan Cummins Miller worked as a field geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey and taught geology and oceanography before turning to writing. She is a research affiliate and SIROW Scholar with the University of Arizona s Southwest Institute for Research on Women, and the editor of A Sweet, Separate Intimacy: Women Writers of the American Frontier, 1800 1922 (TTUP). Hoodoo is her fourth Frankie MacFarlane mystery."