Spanish Brand series

B+
Paloma and the Horse Traders

Reading this book made me realize why authors publish different books under different names. I have a picture in my head of “a Carla Kelly book” and Paloma and the Horse Traders doesn’t fit that mold. The setting is very violent (which I avoid in fiction), the characters make some morally ques ...

A-
The Double Cross

Capturing the brutality and fragility of life on the frontier, The Double Cross is a strong beginning to a new series set in New Mexico in the 1780s. As a juez de campo, an agent of the Spanish crown who registers and inspects livestock brands in the territory of New Mexico, Don Marco ...