Books: Martin and Owen Mysteries
Never take the short cut.
With her job, apartment, and boyfriend in New York suddenly gone, Rika Martín decides she’ll visit friends down at South Padre Island, Texas for a while before returning to L.A. to face her family. But after she takes a short cut onto a desolate Texas highway at night and is run off the road by a pickup truck, Rika can’t wait another minute to heed nature’s call… and trips over a zombie! Wait. Not a zombie.Just a dead guy, and when she reports the body...Read more...
Rika's dad has finally gotten to come back to L.A. again and be near her. But after only a few weeks at his new job as head chef at the Microtology VIP Center, his sous chef is dead and he's disappeared. If that's not bad enough, the cops think he's the prime suspect. Rika is trying to keep a clear head and find her father before it's too late, but having a second parent abducted is just too much, especially considering what happened to her mother all those years ago.
When Nick gets a call from Rika, he catches the first flight to L.A. Unfortunately, Marla--the woman who's been camped out at his house for a month--ends up coming along...Read more...