Richard A. Lupoff. One Murder At a Time (2001) 192 pp.
A collection of short stories featuring Walnut Creek insurance investigator Hobart Lindsey and Berkeley homicide detective Marvia Plum. Includes: “Star Lotus”; “Black Boy in a Box”; “That Little Toy is Lost”; “Chinese Gunboats”; “Lindsey Chases a Ghost”; “News from New Providence”; “Golden Glory”; and, “Old Folks at Home”. Published simultaneously in hardcover and trade paperback.
Setting: Berkeley; Walnut Creek