About the Author...
Karin Fitz Sanford was born in New York, but grew up in Northern California’s Wine Country, the setting for her debut novel, The Last Thing Claire Wanted. A former advertising copywriter and ad agency principal, she is a member of Sisters in Crime and lives in Northern California with her husband.
About the Book...
The Wine Country Cold Case Mysteries
Book 1 - The Last Thing Claire Wanted (2022)
News and Reviews...
“With vivid and gripping characters, an intricately woven plot, and a history that sticks its claws in you and doesn’t let go, Karin Fitz Sanford leaves readers with something truly remarkable. A brilliant debut!” — Amanda Jayatissa, ITW Thriller Award-winning author of My Sweet Girl and You’re Invited
“The Last Thing Claire Wanted will keep you on the edge of your seat. In a suspenseful tale of dark secrets threatening an entire family, former FBI Agent Anne McCormick finds out that not all secrets are meant to be discovered. Sanford’s rich characters coupled with crisp pacing and twists you won’t see coming make her an author to watch.” — James L’Etoile, author of Dead Drop, and Black Label
“With beautiful prose and enough twists and turns to keep me reading long into the night, Karin Fitz Sanford’s thrilling debut novel explores the lasting effects of trauma and the extraordinary lengths to which people will go to protect their family and legacy. Anne McCormack is a flawed but likeable protagonist, relentless in her pursuit of the truth, even as deceptions and danger mount all around her. I can’t want to see what other long-buried secrets Anne uncovers in her future adventures.” — Daniel K. Miller, author of Fire on the Firth and Loch and Key
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