When you think of thriller authors you immediately think of James Patterson, David Baldacci, or Dan Brown. But have you heard of Isabella Maldonado? She is currently the most popular and successful Latina thriller author.
Her most recent book “The Falcon” is a bestseller that is part of the Veranda Cruz series, which features a Latina Phoenix police detective. Her publisher is Thomas & Mercer, which is owned by Amazon.
She is a published author, a retired police captain, and a regular contributor on a local television news station in Arizona as a law enforcement expert. Her last police position was Commander of Special Investigations and Forensics. During her long career, she served as a hostage negotiator, department spokesperson, and precinct commander among many assignments. She is a past president of the Phoenix Metro chapter of Sisters In Crime and currently sits on the board. She lives in Mesa, Arizona.
Here is a recent interview of Isabella Maldonado talking about her latest book “The Falcon”.