The Mer Cavallo Mysteries
The Mer Cavallo Mystery Series is a contemporary adventure mystery set in the Florida Keys, where marine scientist Mer Cavallo uses her analytical mind to solve confounding crimes. The first Mer Cavallo Mystery, Adrift, was published in 2017 and was an Agatha Award finalist for Best First Novel. Prior to publication, it garnered The Daphne du Maurier Award of Excellence and the Royal Palm Literary award for both Best Mystery and Book of the Year. Beached, released in 2018, is a finalist for the Royal Palm Literary Award for mysteries.