Rebecca Phillips-Dahlke ran her father's crop-dusting business near Modesto, California for several years during the early 1980's. Her son and muse for writing this series, John Shanahan, was a career Aero Ag pilot until his accidental work related death in Feb. 2005.
Next in the Lalla Bains mystery series: A DEAD RED HEART A DEAD RED OLEANDER. A DANGEROUS HARBOR, a contemporary romantic mystery set in Ensenada, Mexico featuring Katrina Bluementhal will be out in the fall of 2011. Memberships:
Sisters in Crime, National Society of Southwestern Authors, Tucson, AZ. Arizona Mystery Writers
Public Safety Writers 1st chapter Pres. of Cochise County, AZ chapter of Sisters in Crime from 2003-2005.