Rob Rittenhouse. Slain in San Ramon: The Case of Mother Mary (2007) 182 pp. [tpo]
Publishers description: Mary Wilson was just going to hold another open house. She had done a million of them over her 30 years selling real estate in the San Ramon Valley. Using her expertise, sometimes she found a buyer, sometimes she found a seller. This time she found herself dead! Now its up to the Contra Costa County Sheriffs Department and Detective Chip Wellington to find her killer. As the political pressure mounts, Chip will use any means necessary in his battle to uncover the evidence and track the killer.
Setting: San Ramon; San Ramon Valley (Contra Costa County)