It was the first Portland librarian's favorite color, magenta. And old No. 3, the last bookmobile of a diesel-belching fleet that brought happy hours to young and old in every corner of the Rose City, now stars in a colorful series of murder mysteries. Get cozy with fiery-haired librarian-on-wheels Hester Freelove McGarrigle and her dishy, trail-running, pizza-obsessed neighbor, Detective Nate Darrow, as they chase the clues -- amid fizzy romantic tension, lots of good eats, and a few chuckles along the way.
work in progress
Coming In 2015: "Baja Ha Ha," in which a murder in Nate's family takes him to Mexico, and he unwittingly brings a boatload of trouble back to Portland and Hester's bookmobile.