Ruth is the author of more than a dozen books, in assorted genres, which have been translated, optioned for film and condensed for magazine publication. She currently writes the Maggie Sullivan mystery series, set in Dayton, Ohio, from 1938-1947 and featuring a female private investigator.
Ruth and her husband have one grown daughter. They live in Ohio where they serve as domestic staff to an over-empowered cat.
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."