Find Me When I’m Lost is Book #5 of the Charlie Mack Motown Mystery Series
When Charlie Mack is hired by her ex-husband’s new wife Pamela, things get awkward quickly. Her ex, Franklin, has been charged with his brother-in-law’s murder. Charlie and Pamela both believe he didn’t do it, but he’s gone into hiding for some reason neither of them understands. To the police, it adds up to easy guilt, but to Charlie, it indicates that Franklin has stumbled onto something that likely comes with life-threatening complications. Charlie wants proof the case doesn’t involve a double-cross, and when the Mack Investigations team throws all their assets at the case, Charlie’s girlfriend, Mandy, begins to worry that Charlie’s all-out efforts to find Franklin might be driven by lingering romantic feelings. In the end, everyone involved must figure out which loyalties run deeper than love.
“Charlie Mack is a Motown PI you’ll want to know better. Slam-bang cases and true to life characters. She deserves your R-E-S-P-E-C-T.” —J.M. REDMANN, Lambda Literary Award-winning author
“Cheryl Head delivers Motor City details that ring true, and characters that swagger off the page.” —ELIZABETH SIMS, author of the Lambda and Goldie Award-winning Lillian Byrd Mysteries
“Mack, who is a black cis lesbian, stands out as a truly intersectional character in crime fiction.” —JOHN COPENHAVER, Lambda Literary Review
“From her old-school titles to the ripped from today’s headlines, Cheryl Head blends the old and the new into this outstanding Charlie Mack Motown Mystery Series.” —PENNY MICKELBURY, award-winning author
“If you haven’t read a Cheryl A. Head book yet, then you need to stop denying yourself the pleasure of a well written legal thriller. Discover what the rest of us have; her mysteries are solid and engaging to the very end.” —The Lesbian Book Blog
“All I can say is “wow”. The author took this fast-paced and riveting drama up a notch with a tightly woven mystery that left nothing to chance. Eloquently written, this solidly wickedly plot kept me immersed in all that was happening from the initial phone call to tracking down the evidence needed and to the fallout when the case was spread wide-open. The author knows how to tell a story that had me on pins and needles as I didn’t know what to expect, but the suspenseful nature had me intrigued to whatever the outcome would be. The intensity in which this drama ran, blew everything out the water as the story reached a high pitch and when the pieces fell into place, it was anyone’s guess how this would all end. This is by far the best book in the series and I look forward to more exciting cases with Charlie and her cohorts.” —DRU ANN LOVE, Dru’s Musings
A Detroit native, CHERYL A. HEAD now lives on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Her novels Long Way Home: A World War II Novel and Catch Me When I’m Falling were Next Generation Indie Book Award finalists. Bury Me When I’m Dead was a 2017 Lambda Literary Award finalist, and included in the Detroit Public Library’s African American Booklist. Her novel Judge Me When I’m Wrong was the recipient of the Ann Bannon Award from the Golden Crown Literary Society. In 2019, Head was inducted into the Saints & Sinners Literary Hall of Fame. She also serves on the board of directors of Bouchercon.
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