The Compass Crimes Series reveals the stories of people whose lives intersect because of crimes. Each story is told primarily through a strong woman whose life is forever changed by a serious crime and how she reacts to it. Characters prominent in one story will appear in the others in a smaller role. Each story has a subplot featuring love in some form.
To read the books chronologically, begin with North of the Killing Hand, then read South of Justice. Readers may notice overlapping scenes from one book to the next told from different points of view.