Nellie Burns and her dog, Moonshine, leap into trouble in Craters of the Moon in southwest Idaho, searching for three missing people. Marked on maps as unexplored miles of lava resist navigation and Nellie's photography. Basque Sheriff Azgo and others search amidst rumors of a religious cult. Caves and spatter cones, secrets and lies, and consuming greed endanger all. But alone, Nell faces a murder attempt in this daunting landscape.
Julie Weston grew up in Idaho and practiced law for many years in Seattle. Her debut mystery, Moonshadows, was a finalist in the May Sarton Literary Award. Basque Moon, her second mystery, won the 2017 WILLA Literary Award in Historical Fiction. Weston and her husband live in Hailey, Idaho, where they ski, write, photograph and enjoy the outdoors. Visit www.julieweston.com for more information.