Raquel V. Reyes writes stories with Latina characters. Her Cuban-American heritage, Miami, and the Caribbean feature prominently in her work. Raquel is a co-chair for SleuthFest. Her short stories can be found in the Malice Domestic anthology, Murder Most Theatrical and in the 2021 crime fiction anthology, Midnight Hour. Mango, Mambo, and Murder is the first novel in the Caribbean Kitchen Mystery series.