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Raquel V. Reyes


RAQUEL V. REYES writes Latina protagonists. Her Cuban-American heritage, Miami, and Spanglish feature prominently in her work. Mango, Mambo, and Murder, the first in the Caribbean Kitchen Mystery series, won a LEFTY for Best Humorous Mystery. It was nominated for an Agatha Award and optioned for film. Raquel’s short stories appear in various anthologies, including The Best American Mystery and Suspense 2022.

Tart Words Caribbean Kitchen Mystery Series Season 5

Raquel V. Reyes

Oct. 13, 2022

Linda Hengerer talks with Raquel Reyes about writing, Caribbean cooking, and her characters.