Karen Keskinen
Dragon Fruit by Karen Keskinen

Dragon Fruit

A Jaymie Zarlin Mystery

Jaymie Zarlin searches for a lost cargo more precious than drugs, diamonds, or gold ...

A panga boat lands on a Santa Barbara beach in the night. Drugs are swiftly offloaded - but drugs are not all this boat carries. When a mother arrives to collect her baby girl, she finds the boat empty - save for a silver medallion. Desperate and fearing the worst, she goes to the only person in town she can trust to find her daughter.

Published by Severn House

Advance Praise for Dragon Fruit

"Keskinen excels at conveying a sense of place, and she builds a strong cast of supporting characters" -Publishers Weekly

"This compelling story deals directly and effectively with important issues. The Santa Barbara setting and the determined, uncompromising sleuth make Dragon Fruit a perfect fit for Sue Grafton fans, but also for those who enjoy Marcia Muller and Sara Paretsky" -Booklist

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About Karen

Karen Keskinen was born and raised in Salinas, California. She has also lived in the San Joaquin Valley and in Wellington, New Zealand. She now resides in Santa Barbara, where she is a full-time writer. Her book Blood Orange was a Shamus Award Nominee: Best First P.I. Novel

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