Small Towns Can Be Murder: The Fourth Charlie Parker Mystery by Connie Shelton
Price: $4.99 USD. 62430 words.
Published on November 2, 2009. .
Charlie and Sally Bertrand visit Sally’s hometown of Valle Escondido, New Mexico. An unexplained series of miscarriages among the local women has the recently-pregnant Sally worried. She asks Charlie to look into the death of one of them.
Meanwhile, Drake Langston is back, wanting a commitment from Charlie. But she isn't sure she is ready. NPR called it "A good story and a challenging puzzle."