The Crime Writers' Association

Debut Dagger 2018

Joseph James
Riverine Blood
highly-commended

Oregon sheriff’s deputy Delia Chavez is at war with a force of nature, a war born of childhood tragedy and fueled by guilt. Newly promoted to detective, she must search for a deranged killer of waterfowl hunters on a river that floods the Willamette Valley and saturates her nightmares.