BOOKS 1-3 OF THE NORA ABBOTT MYSTERY SERIES
This suspenseful mystery series has hooked fans of James Patterson, C.J. Box, and J.D. Robb.
★★★★★ “...full of action, danger, suspense…”
★★★★★ “If you like smart outdoorsy heroines...you'll soon become a fan of Nora Abbott.”
★★★★★ “Ms. Baker is an excellent writer, creating real life characters in totally believable circumstances. If you are fans of Sue Grafton or Sara Paretsky, this new series is for you.”
Murder mystery, intrigue, and Native American culture, combine for exciting and satisfying novels.
Book1: Height of Deception
In the remote mountains of Arizona, Nora Abbott’s husband has just been found dead.
These ancient lands hold a murderous secret. A rural town, filled with Native American history, is being torn apart by corporate interests and corruption. Nora Abbott is caught in the middle, struggling to keep her small business from going bankrupt.
But when Nora’s womanizing husband is murdered in cold blood, gossiping locals and law enforcement suspect she might be responsible. As allies become enemies and friends become suspects, Nora takes it upon herself to find out who really killed him.
But in this unforgiving terrain, the price of truth may be too steep…
Book 2: Skies of Fire
Nora Abbott is looking for a peaceful reset to her crazy life. But in the mountains of Colorado, murder and conspiracy await.
Nora’s new job in Colorado working for a brilliant scientist at an environmental research firm seems too good to be true.
Come to find out, it is.
The longer Nora works, the more convinced she becomes that something is off about the place. And she begins to find alarming clues. Suspicious accounting irregularities. A former director disappearing without a trace.
Compelled to unravel the mystery and plunging headlong into mounting danger, Nora risks all to find answers, uncovering a trail of corruption and a dangerous plot to wreak unthinkable destruction.
But some questions aren’t meant to be asked…
Book 3: Canyon of Lies
As Nora investigates a suspicious death in the desert of southern Utah, she uncovers the dark past of a polygamist sect.
When Nora’s best friend, a film director, dies in a hiking accident, Nora suspects foul play. Could a controversial film project have played a part? Intent on finding out, Nora struggles to piece together the truth.
What she finds is shocking.
What is the connection between a secretive polygamist sect, Native American lore, one of the world’s richest men, and her own mother’s surprising past?
Her race to weave together these seemingly unrelated threads leads Nora into harm’s way. She soon finds herself at the dangerous crossroads where ancient prophecy, modern political ambition, and desperate fanaticism meet.
In the stark Utah wilderness, long-held secrets come to light. But can Nora unmask the killer in time to prevent disaster?