Mar 10, 2019
Low Country Blood is the second book in Sue Hinkin’s Vega & Middleton Mystery Series and it launches in a few short weeks, on April 1.
The new story focuses on Los Angeles TV journalist Beatrice Middleton, who has lost her job. With a possible employment offer in Atlanta, she heads home to Savannah to reconnect with her contentious African-American family, arriving to find that her 15-year-old nephew has been murdered.
This begins the unraveling of a cloak of family secrets surrounding another devastating crime, one that shattered Bea's world when she was a teen.
Low Country Blood, follows the launch last year of Deadly Focus. Both titles drew rave reviews from Kirkus and the next two books in the series are ready to go.
A native of Chicago, Sue headed to Minnesota and majored in art at St. Olaf College, She completed graduate work in Michigan before hightailing it to warmer climes.
Sue was cinematography Fellow at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, and was one of the first camerawomen in the news business. She also spent a number of years working in the NBC-TV Art Department.
On the podcast, Sue Hinkin talks about researching the novel in Savannah and also about the challenges she has encountered along the way, particularly in featuring an African-American as her protagonist.
Sue Hinkin's website
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