April 11, 2023

Warn Me When It's Time: A Charlie Mack Motown Mystery

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In the latest episode of the Between the Reads podcast, mystery author Cheryl Head discusses her book, Warn Me When It's Time, which tells the story of a hate group responsible for a series of arson fires and robberies at mosques, temples, and black churches in Detroit. When the group's latest attack results in the death of a respected imam, Charlie Mack and her team of investigators are hired by the imam's children to find his killers. As they dig deeper, they uncover a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of national leadership.
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Cheryl Head’s latest book is Time’s Undoing published by Dutton Books, which was an Indie Next Book pick for March. Cheryl writes the award-winning crime-fiction series, the Charlie Mack Motown Mysteries whose female PI protagonist is queer and black. Cheryl is an Anthony Nominee, two-time Lambda Literary Award Finalist, and Winner of the Independent Publishers Book Awards Silver “IPPY”, and the Golden Crown Literary Society’s “Goldie” award. She is Vice Chair of the Bouchercon Board of Directors.