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Isabella Maldonado

Isabella Maldonado retired from law enforcement as a Commander of Special Investigations and Forensics. During her long career, she was recognized with a Meritorious Service Award and a Lifesaving Award, and she was selected to attend executive management training at the FBI’s National Academy. Isabella is the immediate past president of the Phoenix chapter of Sisters In Crime. She lives in Mesa, Arizona.

Genres: Mystery
New and upcoming books
March 2024

A Forgotten Kill
(Daniela Vega, book 2)
August 2024

Fatal Intrusion
(Sanchez & Heron, book 1)
Veranda Cruz Mystery
   1. Blood's Echo (2017)
   2. Phoenix Burning (2018)
   3. Death Blow (2019)
Nina Guerrera
   1. The Cipher (2020)
   2. A Different Dawn (2021)
   3. The Falcon (2022)
Daniela Vega
   1. A Killer's Game (2023)
   2. A Forgotten Kill (2024)
Isabella Maldonado recommends
The Wedding Party (2024)
L R Jones
"Suspense at its best! When a wedding reception ends in murder, FBI agent Andi Castle uses her profiling skills to sort through a web of secrets and lies in a nail-biting race to find the killer. Jones expertly ratchets up the tension with one twist after another until the shocking truth is finally revealed. Part locked-room mystery, part procedural thriller, and part domestic suspense, this story has it all."
Redemption (2023)
(Eva 'Lightning Dance' Duran, book 1)
Deborah J Ledford
"A riveting tale of murder and intrigue on a Native American reservation from an immensely talented voice in crime fiction. Deborah J. Ledford has created a page-turner featuring an unforgettable hero in Eva 'Lightning Dance' Duran."
Broadway Butterfly (2023)
Sara DiVello
"Calling all Hitchcock fans, Sara DiVello takes you into the gritty noir underworld of 1920s Manhattan with a page-turning glimpse into a real-life murder. I raced through the retelling of the investigation while trying to stay one step ahead in solving the crime."

More recommendations 

Anthologies containing stories by Isabella Maldonado
Infinity (2023)
A Suspense Magazine Anthology
edited by
Catherine Coulter
The Great Filling Station Holdup (2021)
Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Jimmy Buffett
edited by
Josh Pachter

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