In a heart-pounding mystery featuring apprentice PI Willa Pennington, a long-standing cold case turns hot in a hurry.
People move to the suburbs for a better life--nice houses, good schools, safe communities. But there's no place you can go that's completely safe from danger. Willa Pennington knows this all too well after her first PI case almost got her killed. Helping her old mentor review a decades-old cold case seems much safer. Then she reaches out to a teenager in trouble, and suddenly a new case rips into Willa's life in a way she could never have predicted. It seems menace is always lying in wait behind someone's door. Especially on the dark streets of the cold suburbs.
Praise for Dark Streets, Cold Suburbs:
"This one's a keeper, and that means the entire series. From the conflicted protagonist, to the neatly twisted and well-placed plotting, I couldn't put the book down."--Kingdom Books
Praise for What Doesn't Kill You, Book 1 of the Willa Pennington, PI Mystery Series:
A 2019 Lefty Award Nominee
A 2018 Agatha Award Nominee for Best First Novel
"Tight plotting, edge-of-your-seat suspense, and a protagonist in PI Willa Pennington you'll want to read about again and again. I couldn't put this book down."--Maggie Barbieri, author of Once Upon a Lie
"A debut that saddles tough-girl noir with the heart of a cozy."--Kirkus Reviews
"This is a solid beginning to a character and setting that could go on to very good things."--RT Book Reviews
"Aimee Hix is an up-and-coming author everyone should watch."--Crimespree Magazine
"The book has plenty of twists and surprises, but what stands out is the tight writing and fast narrative of the author's debut novel."--Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine