Reno, NV Author Publishes Mystery Crime Novel

March 23, 2022 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
How Could It Be?, a new book by Xiomara Rodriguez, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

A senior FBI agent being shot in the precinct's parking lot is only the first shock in Liuetenant Jane Sparks's day. The second is Senior Agent Fran Morris is a mirror image of Sparks, an identical twin. After an awkward and confrontational meeting at the hospital while Agent Morris is in recovery, they decide to put their brilliant minds together to not only determine who shot Agent Morris and why but also how they were separated at birth.

How Could It Be? is a fast-paced mystery crime novel filled with lies, deception, and intrigue, and how it all affects a budding relationship between long-lost sisters.

About the Author
Xiomara Rodriguez is now retired after working for twenty years for the US Coast Guard, ten of which she served as a special agent with the Coast Guard Investigative Service, the first Hispanic female in the unit. After retirement, she went on to co-found Tu Casa Lataina, a non-profit geared toward helping immigrant women, men, and children who are victims of domestic violence, violent crimes, and human trafficking in Northern Nevada, with the help of Immigration and referrals so they can stay in the United States and build toward a better life.

Rodriquez has dreamed of being a writer since she was nine years old. She has previously published stories and poems in various magazines, such as Nuestro Magazine.

Now at seventy, Rodriquez has been married for thirty-nine years and is the mother to two outstanding women and grandmother to two and a great-grandmother to three.

How Could It Be? is a 62-page paperback with a retail price of $10.00 (eBook $5.00). The ISBN is 978-1-6393-7337-6. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to request a review copy, visit our virtual pressroom at or to buy the book visit our online bookstore at

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