Everything to Lose

Everything to Lose pits New Mexico homicide detectives Barbara Lassiter and Susan Martinez against a duo of mass murderers terrorizing Albuquerque, New Mexico...and then their arch-nemesis, Lisa French, targets the detectives for murder. In this 4th book in his Lassiter/Martinez Case Files series, award-winning and Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author Joseph Badal brings back his female detectives as they investigate a series of murders in the Albuquerque area. Inspired by actual events, Everything to Lose is an edge-of-the-seat thriller built on a foundation of characters from previous books in the series, including Lisa French, a psychopathic murderer in her own right.

This take-your-breath-away story will put you on a thrill ride of tension, misdirection, and surprise within the backdrop of New Mexico's majestic landscape and unique culture. Barbara Lassiter and Susan Martinez, savvy ladies with real life personas, are the best female detective duo since Cagney & Lacey. They will have you begging for more of their exploits.

"Set against the stark beauty of New Mexico, Everything to Lose is gripping, compelling, and at times, just plain fun."-Paul Kemprecos, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author



"Everything to Lose is a wondrously constructed mystery-thriller, as riveting as it is relentless. Joseph Badal's fourth entry in the series featuring Albuquerque detectives Barbara Lassiter and Susan Martinez reads like Lisa Gardner or Karin Slaughter at their level best. You have everything to gain by adding Everything to Lose to your fall reading list."

--Jon Land, USA Today Bestselling Author

"Good guys and bad guys galore. An edge of your seat thriller."
--Robert Dugoni, 
New York Times Bestselling Author of the Tracy Crosswhite Series

"When you first step into a Lassiter/Martinez novel the smartest thing to do is buckle up your seatbelt because you're in for a non-stop ride that won't end until the last page is turned. Everything to Lose, the fourth book in the series starring Barbara Lassiter and Susan Martinez, detectives with the Albuquerque homicide unit, is no exception to the rule. Author Joseph Badal draws you into the story of these two remarkable women as they wade through a sea of evil inhabited by Mexican drug lords and a couple of psychopathic killers who make Ted Bundy look like a Boy Scout by comparison. Set against the stark beauty of New Mexico, Everything to Lose is gripping, compelling, and at times, just plain fun."
-Paul Kemprecos, #1 
New York Times Bestselling Author

"Everything to Lose by Joseph Badal is a heart-stopping read that makes for sleepless nights and double-locked doors."
-Parris Afton Bonds, 
New York Times Best-Selling Author of The Texicans Series

"Joseph Badal is one of my favorite authors. He crafts pulse-pounding thrillers with more twists and turns than a labyrinth. Read him!"
--Steve Brewer, Author of the Bubba Mabry Mysteries

"I'm a fan of the two hard-working flatfeet, Lassiter and Martinez, but in Everything to Lose, they're going to have to be at the top of their game to take on Lisa French...a villain who'd rather murder than eat. Badal's thrillers just keep getting better and better."
--Steven Havill, Award-Winning Author of the 
Posadas County Mysteries

"Outstanding! Lassiter and Martinez are compelling, fully drawn characters who are worth rooting for. Highly recommended."
-Sheldon Siegel, 
New York Times Best-Selling Author of the Mike Daley/Rosie Fernandez Novels

"Those looking for lyrical meditations on the human spirit or long digressions on beautiful scenery need to look elsewhere as this is a straightforward thriller with action-driven dialogue and matter-of-fact narration and will find many fans within the action thriller genre. Everything to Lose is an electrifying thriller that pulls you into an epic adventure and doesn't let you go until you reach its gripping finale. Highly recommended!"
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