Claire DeWolf seen below in her role of Golden Heart Finalist and Hollywood wife is a former actress turned editorial writer and community organizer. The mother of a grown son, she lives in the Santa Monica Mountains above Malibu with her husband, a forty-year Hollywood veteran. She is a consummate foodie and believes that crafting a debut novel is like making fine jam. Use the best ingredients, craft it carefully, and then cook it down to its essence without too much sugar.
A young cop, Carl Bryce Youngman , discovers the once-human remains, so long decomposing that their loosening molecules pungently illustrate the industry jargon for such corpses: "soup". Indigo worked, briefly, for a Kalgoorlie madam, Juliet Tamara Cook. Indigo has vanished, so perhaps the body is hers. DNA testing, slowly conducted on the faraway east coast, will eventually reveal the truth. Sue Smith's beautiful, evocative and erotic play understands the necessary seduction of narrative set-up but, even better, knows how to develop bigger and universal ideas inside the reductive machinery of plot.