Carmen Amato writes mystery and suspense, including the Detective Emilia Cruz police procedural series set in Acapulco and optioned for television. Emilia Cruz is the first female detective on the Acapulco police force, confronting Mexico's drug cartels and legendary government corruption.
Originally from New York, Carmen’s books draw on her experience living in Mexico and Central America, as well as travels across the globe. Her family tree includes a mayor, a Mensa genius, and the first homicide in the state of Connecticut with an automatic weapon. Visit her website at carmenamato.net and follow her on Twitter @CarmenConnects.
See why Amazon Hall of Fame reviewer Grady Harp wrote: "For pure entertainment and a gripping story likely resulting in nail biting, read Carmen Amato's addictive prose. She knows this territory like a jaguar!"