Home page of writer Ronald Cree, author of the Gus Gonzalez Mystery Series for teens.  “Desert Blood” is a young adult mystery by YA author Ronald Cree, who is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI), the Mystery Writers of America (MWA), and represents Northern California in the national Kids Love a Mystery Organization.  The book features a 14-year-old Latino sleuth named Gus Gonzalez, his best friend Lalo, and his famous movie-star dad, Nicholas Hernandez. Similar to Alex Rider adventures by Anthony Horowitz, and the Saga of Darren Shan. Nick, Lalo, mystery, mysteries, teen book, novel, television series, desert blood, desert bones, Teen Mystery, reading, Simon & Schuster, kids books, thriller, young adult, YA, YALSA, hispanic, mexican, thriller, Spanish.