Premeditated Blues by J. Jill Duvall
Approx. 51,390 words.
Published on September 1, 2012.
When the rural South’s Bailey Cooper, a white blues singer, and her African American partner, Gwen Richardson find their prime suspect “nicely toasted in his bed,” the simple adultery case turns into a deadly mix of suicide, murders, and sexual crimes. Bailey’s wild nature, and Gwen’s religious beliefs combined to form a detective team that will uncover their hometown's hidden past and present.