SYKM


Hispanic
Alex Abella
  • Charlie Morell: Cuban-American private investigator turned lawyer in Los Angeles, California

M.J. Adamson
  • Sixto Cardenas: Puerto Rican cop, in Puerto Rico working with NYPD homicide

Doug Allyn
  • Lupe Garcia: homicide detective in Detroit, Michigan

Rudolfo Anaya
  • Sonny Baca: part-time rodeo rider private eye in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bill S. Ballinger
  • Joaquin Hawks: CIA operative of Hispanic and Native American descent, in Southeast Asia

Michael A. Black
  • Francisco (Frank) Leal: a half-Hispanic sergeant with the Cook County Sheriff’s Department, and Olivia Hart, a female bodybuilder and officer, in Chicago, Illinois

Edna Buchanan
  • Britt Montero: newspaper crime reporter in Miami, Florida

Rex Burns
  • Gabe Wager: homicide detective in Denver, Colorado

Bruce Cook (David Alexander)
  • Antonio “Chico” Cervantes: private eye in Los Angeles, California

Lucha Corpi
  • Gloria Damasco: Hispanic detective in the San Francisco Bay Area, in California, featured in the Brown Angel mysteries
Carolina Garcia-Aguilera
  • Lupe Solano: private investigator in Miami, Florida

Michael Gruber
  • Iago “Jimmy” Paz: Cuban-American cop, in Miami, Florida, and elsewhere

Lisa Haddock
  • Carmen Ramirez: 24-year-old Irish-Puerto Rican lesbian copy editor at her hometown newspaper, in Frontier City, Oklahoma
Penny Mickelbury
  • Phil Rodriquez: Puerto Rican ex-cop private investigator, and his partner, computer whiz Yolanda Aguillera, in New York City

Margaret Millar
  • Tom Aragon: Hispanic lawyer

Marcia Muller
  • Elena Oliverez: Director of Museum of Mexican Arts in Santa Barbara, California

Manuel Ramos
  • Luis Montez: attorney and former Chicano activist in Denver, Colorado

Dell Shannon (Elizabeth Linington)
  • Luis Mendoza: lieutenant in the Los Angeles Police Department in California

Richard Martin Stern
  • Johnny Ortiz: half-Apache, half-Chicano, police lieutenant, around Santa Fe, New Mexico
Steven Torres
  • Luis Gonzalo: policeman in Puerto Rico

K.J.A. Wishnia
  • Filomena Buscarsela: NYPD cop from Ecuador, who becomes an apprentice private eye, in New York City

Gloria White
  • Veronica “Ronnie” Ventana: Mexican-Anglo private investigator, in San Francisco, California