The Ghost of Milagro Creek

The Ghost of Milagro Creek begins in the  barrio in the rugged and mystical landscape of New Mexico, where the enchantments of a curandera called Abuela cannot spare three young people from a tragic love affair that ends in murder.

Sumner’s prose is a soulful tribute not only to her late husband, but also to the colorful cultures that define the contemporary American West. —Oxford American