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Reno, NV Author Publishes Crime Novel

Twin Sisters, One a Police Captain and the other an FBI Agent, Must Stop a Gang of Criminals in the World of Horse Racing

The Story Continues, a new book by Xiomara Rodriguez, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

The Story Continues is a fast-moving crime drama that delves into the dark underbelly of horse racing and the criminal element that thrives there. This case takes the crime-solving skills of twin sisters, Captain Jane Sparks of the SFPD and Special Agent Fran Morris of the FBI, to bring the perpetrators to justice.

About the Author

Xiomara Rodriguez is now retired after serving 20 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, ten of which she served as a special agent in the Coast Guard Investigative Service. She was the first Hispanic female to be part of the program. After doing many jobs, after retiring from the Coast Guard, on April 1, 2014, she co-funded Tu Casa Latina, a nonprofit organization geared towards helping immigrant women, men, and children who are victims of domestic violence and violent crimes in Northern Nevada, with help on immigration and referrals so they can stay in the United States and build a better life.

Rodriguez, a native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, has dreamed of being a writer since the age of nine, and she has previously published stories and poems in various magazines, such as Nuestro Magazine, in Washington, D.C. Now at 71, Rodriguez has been married for 40 years and is the mother of two outstanding women, grandmother of two, and great-grandmother of five.

The Story Continues is a 74-page paperback with a retail price of $13.00 (eBook $8.00). The ISBN is 979-8-8868-3045-3. Published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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