Get a box set with the first 6 books in the Detective Emilia Cruz mystery series! Emilia Cruz is the first and only female police detective in Acapulco. She's a good liar, a fast thinker, and a mean kickboxer in a department that didn’t want her and is still trying to break her.
Perfect for murder mystery series fans of books by Jo Nesbo, Louise Penny, and Ann Cleeves. Readers of Don Winslow's cartel and border thrillers set in Mexico also love Detective Emilia Cruz’s complex plots, fast action, pulse-pounding suspense, and exotic Acapulco location.
Acapulco, once the glittering playground of Hollywood’s Rat Pack, today has the highest homicide rate in Mexico. Loaded with intrigue and action, the Detective Emilia Cruz police procedural mystery series takes on cartels, corruption and social inequality.
BOOK 1: CLIFF DIVER
Acapulco’s acclaimed female police detective dives into an ocean of secrets, lies, and murder when she investigates her own lieutenant’s death.
“Consistently exciting” – Kirkus Reviews
BOOK 2: HAT DANCE
A greedy arsonist. A missing girl. Her new lieutenant gets in the way as Emilia desperately searches for two people who don’t want to be found.
“A story far richer than the thriller-factories of the big publishing houses. If she continues writing this series, I’ll keep reading it.”– LibraryThing
BOOK 3: DIABLO NIGHTS
A human finger sold as a religious relic lures Emilia into a brutally dangerous arena of drug smuggling and corruption.
“The best female detective in fiction today.” – Laurel & Croton
Book 4: KING PESO
Emilia gambles everything to save her partner but is she the next target of a ruthless cop killer? It’s a serial killer thriller with a spicy Mexican twist.
“Danger and betrayal never more than a few pages away." -- Kirkus Reviews
BOOK 5: PACIFIC REAPER
Determined to see a murder investigation through to the end, Emilia goes undercover as a worshipper on the eve of the Day of the Dead, immersing herself in the dark world of Santa Muerte and all that is unholy.
PACIFIC REAPER is a great read and a great reason to pick up the other books in Amato’s Emilia Cruz series.” -- Jim Nesbitt, author of the Ed Earl Burch detective series.
BOOK 6: 43 MISSING
Prepare for an adrenaline-fueled ride through a dark and treacherous world when Detective Emilia Cruz investigates Mexico’s most notorious true crime.
“Astounding” – Nightstand Reviews
Don’t miss out on this series of utterly gripping police procedural murder mysteries set in Acapulco. YOU GET ALL SIX COMPLETE NOVELS IN THIS EDITION.