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Merengue Mysteries

Stories by E. Gabriel Flores

Mishap, mayhem, and mischief--with an Afro-Latin beat!

Enter Biko and Elbey's world

Meet fast-talking Biko Peralta and fast-thinking Elbey Santos

Join the merengue sensations/private investigators as they solve baffling cases in their island home. Take a vacation from the ordinary.  Get ready for music, dancing, and detecting. Vamanos! 

Meet fast-talking Biko Peralta and fast-thinking Elbey Santos

Join the merengue sensations/private investigators as they solve baffling cases in their island home. Take a vacation from the ordinary.  Get ready for music, dancing, and detecting. Vamanos! 

Journey to a land of sunshine and style, where the unexpected happens every day

Hang out with our Dominican duo's quirky circle of family and friends. Bask in the embrace of their warm, earthy humor. Immerse yourself in intrigue, danger, adventure and romance!

Journey to a land of sunshine and style, where the unexpected happens every day

Hang out with our Dominican duo's quirky circle of family and friends. Bask in the embrace of their warm, earthy humor. Immerse yourself in intrigue, danger, adventure and romance!

Dive right in!

Now Available on Amazon: Unattended, a Merengue Mysteries short story ebook. 

Glamorous Sylvia Galanos  is on a working vacation in the Dominican Republic. But somebody is just dying to make this tropical voyage her last. How can Biko and Elbey protect Sylvia from a very determined would-be murderer--her handsome trophy husband? 


Here is another fun new Biko and Elbey exclusive, free, just for you.

The Case of the Colmado Cracker

Dive right in!

Now Available on Amazon: Unattended, a Merengue Mysteries short story ebook. 

Glamorous Sylvia Galanos  is on a working vacation in the Dominican Republic. But somebody is just dying to make this tropical voyage her last. How can Biko and Elbey protect Sylvia from a very determined would-be murderer--her handsome trophy husband? 


Here is another fun new Biko and Elbey exclusive, free, just for you.

The Case of the Colmado Cracker

Author: E. Gabriel Flores

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Winner of the 2017 Robert L Fish Memorial Edgar Award for "The Truth of the Moment"

Published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine,  December 2016. 

Writer E. Gabriel Flores has been a fashion designer, a dishwasher, a morgue attendant, a college professor, and a social worker.

Her Merengue Mysteries series, set in the Dominican Republic, has captured that country's irrepressibly dynamic and dizzyingly diverse cultural landscape.

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