San Gabriel Valley, CA - Faye Duncan, an accomplished writer from San Gabriel Valley, California, has announced the release of the latest book in her beloved Bungalow Heaven Mystery Series.
In the highly-awaited second part, Canyon of Shame, readers will return to follow in the footsteps of detective Peter McGinnis from Pasadena, California who finds himself on a quest to solve the murder of a forty-year-old woman whose body was discovered in Eaton Canyon, a natural preserve at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. But what starts as a routine homicide investigation quickly takes one dramatic turn after the next when detective McGinnis becomes the main witness in a prominent Black Lives Matter case. The exciting, page-turner mystery novel features multiple unexpected investigative plot twists keeping the readers on their metaphorical toes.
“This is a harrowing mystery, and I am excited to announce the release of the latest book in the Bungalow Heaven Mystery Series,” remarked author Faye Duncan. “Readers will once again follow homicide detective Peter McGinnis on the hunt for a murderer and an adventure to bring justice to the victim of a heinous crime,” she added.
Duncan’s Canyon of Shame will lead the way to the forthcoming release of The Emerald Necklace, her third part in the Bungalow Heaven Mystery Series. A reference to Frederick Olmsted’s chain of parks in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, The Emerald Necklace will see detective Peter McGinnis and his sidekick, Savalas, join forces to solve the murder of the former best friend of Savalas’ girlfriend, who was a successful landscape architect from Los Angeles, California, helping millions of people breathe better air and drink better water through her Olmsted-inspired landscape concept, until her brutal and untimely death.
An accomplished author, Faye Duncan brings her passion for writing, storytelling, and architecture to every page of her work. Her interest in architecture and the historic craftsman style comes to life in the Bungalow Heaven Mystery Series, where each book does a literary walkthrough of a craftsman house, and the key to the story’s plot is always anchored in Bungalow Heaven. Duncan’s success as an author and screenplay writer has been recognized by literary critics, fans, and loyal readers worldwide. She has also been a reader for international screenwriting competitions such as the Academy Nicholl Fellowship and Austin Film Festivals.