SYKM


Lisa Sandlin
[1951-]
Delpha Wade, an ex-convict who wants to be a private investigator, beginning in 1973 Beaumont, Texas:

The Do-Right (2015) [review]
2015 Hammett Prize
2016 Shamus Award for Best First PI Novel

The Bird Boys (due April 16, 2019)

 
Other fiction, short story collections:

The Famous Thing About Death: And Other Stories (1991)

Message to the Nurse of Dreams: A Collection of Short Fiction (1997)

In the River Province: Stories (2004)