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Maxine Thompson, author of L.A. Blues 2
Running her private detective agency, staying off the sauce, and coming to the rescue of her trouble-prone family members keeps former LAPD cop Zipporah “Z” Saldano very busy. And now, just as she’s on the verge of tracking down the notorious serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper—and just as things are getting hot and heavy with hard-bodied detective Romero Gonzalez—word comes that Z’s brother, Mayhem, has been kidnapped.
The name should be a dead giveaway, but Z is shocked when the feds inform her of Mayhem’s long rap sheet and his new role as a snitch, which seriously threatens to shorten his life span. Shuttling between L.A. and Brazil, Z desperately tries to free her brother, but what she learns will shake her to the core.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write L.A. Blues 2?
Maxine Thompson: L.A. Blues 2 is the sequel to L.A. Blues, which came out on 7-1-11. In L.A. Blues, my theme is a question, which drove the plot Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Maxine Thompson, author of L.A. Blues 2