Lora Roberts, Murder in a nice neighborhood. (1994) 187 pp.
Liz Sullivan has a past. So she keeps pretty much to herself, living and freelance writing in her VW bus in Palo Alto, California. Then the body of Pigpen Murphy is found under her vehicle. Detective Paul Drake thinks she did it—maybe—so Liz can use the help of her few friends and the ladies in her writing workshop—but there’s one problem she has to settle alone.