"A highly entertaining police procedural . . . Hang on tight for the ride of a lifetime across Southern Arizona as Maldonado rises to her written challenge to entertain, enthrall and engage readers in this high-octane thriller."
— SUSPENSE MAGAZINE
"Maldonado ratchets up the tension with each page, leaving you breathless as you race to the end.”
— ROBIN BURCELL, bestselling author of The Kill Order
"Isabella Maldonado is off to a great start, giving us a tense thriller with a strong sense of place and an insider’s look at some of the most dangerous work in law enforcement. This first Veranda Cruz novel will leave readers eagerly awaiting her next adventure.”
— JAN BURKE, New York Times bestselling author
"Taut, tense, and relentlessly authentic. Isabella Maldonado—with her unique personal knowledge of the danger, conflict and emotional toll of law enforcement—is an important new voice in crime fiction.”
—HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN, Anthony, Agatha, and Mary Higgins Clark award winning author of Say No More
“In Veranda Cruz, Maldonado has created a character with such depth, full of courage and heart, I would willingly follow her into any battle. Blood's Echo is quick, with unexpected twists and danger on every page, including the very last one. The Phoenix sun isn't the only thing burning in this thrilling debut and I look forward to more. .”
— SHANNON BAKER, bestselling author of the Kate Fox mystery series
"Maldonado has crafted a top-notch thriller that will have police procedural junkies and thrill-seekers turning page after page, late into the night."
— MAEGAN BEAUMONT, award-winning author of Carved in Darkness