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"This book has it all – an unlikely heroine, an equally unlikely gun-runner and lots of dead bodies scattering the way! The author has managed to capture the beautiful countryside – the stark landscape between New Mexico and Mexico. It also covers a subject that has been around since settlers first moved into the area, gun running and smuggling."

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NEWS/Appearances/Media Kit

Rebecca Jean Downey will be available for speaking engagements, book signings or book readings, upon request. Please see our contact information.     PHOTO

                                                                       MEDIA KIT

                                                                          AUTHOR Q & A

Interview January 7, 2017

A True North Story

Seattle, Washington

What fun and what a privilege to be part of A True North Story, hosted by talented Tama Fulton and her partner in crime, well sort of, John Hudson Messerrall. Check out this wonderful interview here:

Author Radio Interviews (Archived but still live!)

*** May 31, 2015 Interview @ Suspense Magazine

    Listen NOW!

The Professional Group-Houston


 *** March 2, 2014
      Where am I going? (Blogtalk Radio)
      With hosts Michelle Cromer and 
      Perla Maldonado



 *** SATURDAY, March 22, 2014

Russ Chianelli and Rebecca Jean Downey talk about her newest Southwestern sleuth novel, "Devil Eye," which puts fictional hero Penny Larkin on the paranormal path between good and evil, having been hired by the U.S. Marshals' office to root out a gun trafficker before he takes it on the lam into Mexico, but gets herself wrapped up in a complex dilemma.


NPR: 2013




El Paso Prime Time: New El Paso Literary Thriller and fundraiser, too


Dennis and Science Studio cohost Dr. Russ Chianelli converse with Italians owner and chef Keeley Cheshire and their guest author Rebecca Jean Downey. Ms. Downey is celebrating the release of her new suspense novel, "The Middle Eye," set for a July 2nd release. Keeley and Becky are also collaborating on a fundraiser set for Monday, June 24th, at Italians Restaurant, 5380 N. Mesa. Tickets are available at the restaurant. The fundraiser is for a new local organization, Paso Del Norte Center Of Hope. The center is designed to find safe haven for victims of human trafficking. "The Middle Eye" is available for preorder through Barnes and Noble booksellers and through





1. 05/02/2015 Showcase @ hott books


2. 05/04/2015 Showcase & Giveaway @ Wall-to-wall books


3. 05/09/2015 Showcase @ Books Direct


4. 05/12/2015 Review & Giveaway @ Deal Sharing Aunt


5. 05/20/2015 Review @ A Novel Kind of Bliss


6. 05/21/2015 Review @ VicsMedia Room


7. 05/22/2015 Review @ Goodreads


8. 05/25/2015 Guestpost @ Writers and Authors


9. 05/31/2015 Interview @ Suspense Magazine

    Listen now!

Tucson Book Festival 2015

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         * Is it Human or Inhuman Trafficking? 

        *   El Paso Times Coverage of Book and Agency Launch
        * Rebecca launches her novel with the human trafficking organization,  
          the Paso del Norte Center of Hope


*   NPR Interview, KTEP FM, El Paso, Texas
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