Author Paige, Bettye

Bettye Paige is the pen name for author Liz Martinez, who was an investigator for state agencies in both New York and Arizona, and who served as an Auxiliary Police Officer for the NYPD. She is an Organized Retail Crime expert and a retail security consultant as well as the author of the book "The Retail Manager's Guide to Crime and Loss Prevention." Liz has co-edited the anthologies "Indian Country Noir," "Hit List: The Best of Latino Mystery," and "Cop Tales 2000." Her short stories have also appeared in the anthologies "Manhattan Noir" and "Queens Noir," as well as other venues. Liz Martinez’ new book is Sticks and Stones

Listeners can sign up to be notified when "Sticks and Stones" will be offered as a free Kindle download on the Web site at www.SticksAndStonesEBook.com or by sending their e-mail address to author@BettyePaige.com.

Sticks and Stones is an amateur-sleuth mystery novel about the underground sex trade in pre-9/11 New York City. Add in the Russian Mafiya, sex slaves, and a dead military officer who happens to be a client of the dominatrix heroine, and you have an explosive story that explores themes hidden from everyday view. The book includes the bonus short story "Prowling Wolves," about the Iwo Jima flag-raiser, Pima Indian Ira Hayes. "Sticks and Stones" is available in both paperbook and ebook formats.

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Sticks & Stones
Sticks & Stones explores the underground New York City sex scene...[read more]
   
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