Mindy Mejia received her MFA from Hamline University and published her first novel, The Dragon Keepers, with Ashland Creek Press. She lives and writes in Minnesota. The Last Act of Hattie Hoffman is her first book to be published in the UK. For more details, visit www.mindymejia.com.
Mindy Mejia peels away the layers of a small-town crime of passion to leave your heart aching. Sheriff Del Goodman brings a war-weary humanity to a murder investigation that confronts youthful arrogance and presumption, a fear of settling for too little and the tragic force of love. A brilliant crime thriller -- Isabelle Grey, author of Out of Sight, The Bad Mother and Shot Through the Heart An exquisitely written look at the claustrophobic nature of small town life, Mindy Mejia has created an atmospheric psychological thriller, with a central character who will live on in your thoughts after the last page is turned -- Sinead Crowley, author of Can Anybody Help Me? and Are You Watching Me? An utterly absorbing and original novel that explores the secrets and lies at the center of a small town in Minnesota.Mindy Mejia is an exciting new voice on the crime scene. * Elly Griffiths * Beautifully told, it is Mejia's first book to be published in Britain and announces her as a future star in crime writing * Daily Mail * Exploits conventional ideas about female manipulation, only to challenge them . . . a haunting piece of fiction, full of characters whose self-obsession leads directly to tragedy * Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month * Outstanding . . . quietly breathtaking * NZ Herald *