Inkslingers Ball by Sheila Lowe

Investigating what appears to be three separate crimes, LAPD detective Joel Jovanic discovers they are actually linked to a young teen's secret tattoo. Jovanic joins forces with his romantic partner, forensic handwriting expert Claudia Rose, to find out how.

“The tattoo culture in Venice beach CA is the setting for this fast moving story with so many bad guys it’s hard to know who will survive. There are many ethical questions for the heroine Claudia Rose to struggle with and as always, she gives it her all.” Abby