And the police think you did it!
A story of betrayal, murder and friendship
Death in Logan Square is a mystery set in the Chicago neighborhood of Logan Square. The story is told in two perspectives, that of Carmen, a Peruvian immigrant with a lot to lose, and her jail psychologist, Sandra, who becomes her friend. Carmen works from her jail cell to find the true killer while Sandra gathers evidence for her to solve the crime.
"Vikingr" -A Norwegian mystery-a touch of Scandinavia, a touch of the supernatural. http://www.norwegianamerican.com/fiction/vikingr/
"Cuyes"- The story of Carmen, the protagonist of the series, leaving her home in the mountains to come to Lima. https://fourthandsycamore.com/2018/02/06/cuyes-a-short-story-by-allison-baxter/
"Estranged: How I Lost My Father Twice" Scarymommy.com https://www.scarymommy.com/how-i-lost-my-father-twice/
"Anamnesis" Examined Life Journal, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wM83Dkl2iLMFTrj3SjThMuKzn5bE0Yzc/view?usp=sharing
2019 First Place Winner of First Page Poem or Page Contest at the University of Wisconsin Writers' Institute-First Page of Death in Humboldt Park
Winner of the Helen McCloy Scholarship to nurture talent in mystery writing
2018 Third Place Winner of the First Page Poem or Page Contest at the University of Wisconsin Writers' Institute-First page of Death in Logan Square
ESL teacher by day and mystery writer by night. I live in Oak Park, Illinois. I recently finished my first mystery, Death in Logan Square, and am working on the next in the Chicago Neighborhood Mystery Series, Death in Humboldt Park.
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