Betty Webb

Betty WebbAs a journalist, Betty Webb interviewed U.S. presidents, astronauts who walked on the moon, and Nobel Prize-winners, as well as the homeless, the dying, and polygamy runaways. She is the author of eleven mystery novels, including the dark Lena Jones mysteries, which are all based on stories she covered as a reporter, include Desert Lost (“One of the Top Five Mysteries of 2009, Library Journal), Desert Noir (“A mystery with a social conscience,” Publishers Weekly) and Desert Wives, (“Eye-popping,” The New York Times).  Her newest Lena Jones novel, Desert Wind, was given a starred review by Publishers Weekly, among other national accolades. A long-time book critic at Mystery Scene Magazine, she is a member of the National Federation of Press Women, Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters In Crime.