BOOK SUMMARY: One October morning in 1932, Vicente Sorolla entered the white house on the hill and was never seen again. Now, Detective Dori Orihuela helplessly witnesses his brutal murder in her nightmares.
Settling into a 120 year-old Edwardian mansion, Dori restores her dream home while recovering from a bullet wound and waiting to go back on duty. But then one afternoon, Vicente materializes out of her butler's pantry and asks her to find a woman named Anna. Dori wonders if she's not only about to lose her badge, but also her sanity.
Dori and Vicente's unlikely friendship takes us back to the waning days of Prohibition in San Diego and the dusty barrio of National City. Mary Castillo's new novel, featuring the wild Orihuela family that first delighted readers in NAMES I CALL MY SISTER, weaves romance, history and a mystery into a humorous, touching and unforgettable story.###
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: A lifelong professional writer, including a stint as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times Community News (second best job in the world), Mary Castillo is the proud author of three novels (SWITCHCRAFT, IN BETWEEN MEN and HOT TAMARA) and three novellas featured in the anthologies, ORANGE COUNTY NOIR, NAMES I CALL MY SISTER and FRIDAY NIGHT CHICAS. Her latest book, a paranormal that goes back and forth between modern day and Prohibition, LOST IN THE LIGHT is now available. To learn more about Mary, visit her at www.marycastillo.com. Follow her on Twitter at @mcastillowrites and on Pinterest.