Please read the article and join in the discussion in the comments. Do you enjoy reading mysteries with global-issue-related subplots? What are some of your favorites?
Friday, April 15, 2011
A Guest Post about "Water Rights as a Mystery Subplot"
Today, I am a guest on the Buried Under Books blog. I talk about one of the subplots that I wove into my Deadly Currents mystery, the issue of water rights. This is a huge issue, especially in the Western United States, where water has always been scarce. There are predictions that fresh water soon will become the most fought-after resource in the world. With all the competing needs for a scarce resource, there’s plenty of room for conflict—maybe even murder! ;-)