Praise for Down the Broken Road
"Readers who admire strong female leads will want to see more of the intriguing Carver."
"Backlund's kick-ass heroine is just the person to clear up her own mistakes if she can only stay ahead of a dangerous conspiracy."
"This compelling series will have fans of Alafair Burke and Karin Slaughter delighted to follow another such female protagonist."
"Backlund deftly handles character development and sprinkles in enough details to make this story and the people in it come alive on the page."
--NY Journal of Books Praise for Among the Dead
"A surprising twist [to] this riveting
debut...A violent, character-driven story. Fans of Linda Castillo's 'Kate Burkholder' mysteries will welcome Rachel Carver's arrival."
debut...credible, moving, and suspenseful
debut...Readers will look forward to seeing more."
--Rosalind Noonan, New York Times
and USA Today
"A taut, twisting thriller
--Brian McGilloway, New York Times
bestselling author of Little Girl Lost
--Lisa Black, bestselling author of Unpunished
"Readers will be eager for the next installment."
"A very well-executed story."
--Seattle Book Review