December 2013 Featured Book: Inner City Blues (Charlotte Justice Mystery #1)

The Theme for December is Mystery

Inner City Blues (Charlotte Justice Mystery #1) by Paula L. Woods (336 pages)

As an African-American woman in the predominantly white-male LAPD, homicide detective Charlotte Justice knows about heat. But now, thanks to twelve decent, pro-police jurors in Simi Valley, Los Angeles is a city rife with fires and riots. Forty-eight hours into the maelstrom, a prominent black doctor is mistaken for a car thief. Justice quickly defuses the violent confrontation, saving Dr. Lance Mitchell from a potentially savage beating by L.A.'s finest. But that's just the corner of a more ominous picture.


For the body of "Cinque" Lewis is found nearby with the good doctor's wallet beneath it. A one-time radical, Lewis murdered Justice's husband and baby girl in a hail of bullets thirteen years ago, then dropped out of sight. Navigating a terrain riddled with emotional land mines, defying the staunch LAPD hierarchy, Justice now sets out to uncover the shady truth connecting Mitchell and Lewis--but by reliving the tragic past, she may be forced to repeat it. . . .

Where You Can Get The Book:

Amazon: Hardback, Paperback, and eBook  

Barnes and Nobles: Hardback, Paperback, and eBook 

Apple Store: eBook 

Miami-Dade Public Library (MDPLS): Paperback/Hardback (6 Copies)  

Broward County Library (BCL): Paperback/Hardback (4 Copies) 

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  • Rosie

    Wish I could come, but too late to read this book

    December 12, 2013

    • Mahogany

      Hopefully, we will see you next time

      December 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry to change my rsvp. A work picnic came up but I read the book and it was great!

    December 4, 2013

    • Mahogany

      Glad you liked it. See you next time, hopefully. And Happy Holidays.

      December 7, 2013

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