Mary Jo Adamson

USA flag (b.1935)

Mary Jo Adamson was born in Moline. She began her career as a high school English teacher in Seneca, Illinois.

She is the creator of:
1. 'Balthazar Marten and Sixto Gardenas', a homicide detective from the NYPD and a Puerto Rican cop.
2. 'Michael Merrick', a newspaperman in Boston, Massachusetts in the 19th century.
Michael Merrick Mysteries
1. The Blazing Tree (2000)
2. The Elusive Voice (2001)