Tom Hickey's California Crimes, books 6 & 7
THE DO-RE-MI (Rural Northern California, 1971) The Hickey’s adopted son Alvaro, a musician booked at a folk festival, flees from a murder accusation. His brother Clifford’s best chance of proving him innocent requires the help of the victim’s girlfriend, one of the hippies known as Jesus people. Shamus Best Novel finalist.
THE VAGABOND VIRGINS (San Diego, Rural Baja California, 1979) A heavenly apparition appears in Baja California. While she rallies the faithful to overthrow the corrupt Mexican government, Alvaro Hickey gets the call to join her crusade.
The trade quality paperback editions.