Lefty Award Finalist for Best Humorous Mystery


FIT TO BE DEAD has a creative plot, tension that makes it hard to put down and main characters whose histories suggest they could fill a series…. I love this book!
—Rollo K. Newsom PhD, Professor Emeritus,Texas State University, and an editor of Lone Star Sleuths.

West’s sense of humor is fantastic…with lines that made me laugh out loud….Her style is wonderfully entertaining.
—Elizabeth Hilborn, Houston, Texas.


A “Must Read.” – Southern Writers Magazine


West’s humor and jest at unexpected moments make DANG NEAR DEAD a delightful read. Plot twists and in-depth characterization spiced with encounters between Aggie and Sam make a satisfying mystery.
—Diane Donovan, Midwest Book Review



Aggie, approaching the big 40, returns to college to learn about the genetic
effects of aging. But she discovers a dead academic, finds herself the prime
suspect and is on target to become next campus corpse.
On NetGalley for review July 28.             Pre-orders August 24, 2015