Andrea Elena Ibáñez is an anthropologist trained at Syracuse University and Duke University who most recently retired from a career as a public administrator with the City of Tucson. She has published scores of articles about travel, culture, history and the Southwest in the Tucson Weekly, Valley Guide Quarterly, Tucson Guide Quarterly and The New York Times. She was the author of the chapters on Tucson and Southern Arizona in Fodor’s 1999 Arizona guide and Fodor’s USA 1999 guide.
Her time living in North Carolina inspired the Carolina Trilogy, a mystery series set in three distinct areas of that state: the piedmont, the coastal area and the mountains.
The first in the Carolina Trilogy mystery series, “A Mockingbird’s Song,” is available at Antigone Books, Clues Unlimited and in digital and print format from Amazon.com.
The second novel “A Dowitcher’s Dirge,” is available at Antigone Books, Clues Unlimited and in digital and print format from Amazon.com.
She is currently at work on the third novel, “A Tanager’s Tale.”
You can contact her at email@example.com