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     Three separate homicides.   Three unrelated victims.    One grisly secret.

Perfect for fans of Tess Gerritsen's Rizzoli & Isles and Kathy Reichs, comes an explosive debut thriller about a team of two strong women and a crime that will shake you to your core.


         A non stop thrill ride!

         Turn the first page and you're hooked.

—Jeffrey Deaver, #1 international bestselling author of The Bone Collector and Solitude Creek

             About A Desperate Place
                A McKenna and Riggs Novel


When the body of famous actress Niki Francis is unearthed from its shallow grave by a hungry bear, the residents of Medford, Oregon are alarmed, but sure the murder is a singular crime. After all, there should be plenty of motives and suspects--Niki had fame, wealth, beauty. Shockingly more murders soon follow and all are linked to the same gruesome clue, setting the whole town on edge.

  About Jennifer

 Jennifer began her writing career as a journalist. She graduated from California State University, Fresno with a degree in journalism and worked as a crime reporter for the Fresno Bee.


     Interested in foreign affairs she traveled to Russia in the late 80’s and lived in London studying art and literature.

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Coming October 2024


     On a snowy Christmas Eve journalist Whit McKenna is called to cover a murder. Friend Katie Riggs, medical examiner detective, is already on the scene of the  vigilante killing.

     The leads for both women turn a twisted path down a long forgotten trail to a newly awakened serial killer.         

     The case takes an unexpected turn when forensics finds the dead serial killers DNA on new victims.

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