Local author presents her latest mystery, Black Beans & Venom, the seventh installment of her Carol Sabala series, set in Santa Cruz. Follow Carol Sabala as she ventures to Cuba on a missing person case. On the trail for a young woman who has absconded to Cuba in search of blue scorpion venom cure for her cancer and to escape her abusive husband, Carol finds that she’s not the only...
This is an outstanding flash fiction collection that examines marriage
(with or without love) from many different angles--most of which are
laugh-out-loud hilarious and bitingly observant. It's the kind of book
that will help with a broken heart, relieve the stress of wedding
planning, or just make you appreciate your partner that much more. The
stories are quirky and touching--both completely irreverent and somehow