Retired police detective and international consultant J. R. “Randy” Lonsway returned to the show to talk about his third book in his Bela Garcia series, The Mack Daddy Affair. When the body of a young female is discovered in the city landfill, Los Palmas, New Mexico police detective Bela Garcia soon finds clues that may indicate that the prime suspect is her immediate supervisor and former husband, Larry McNeeley, a slimy, childish screw-up who lacks respect for patient investigations that follow proper police procedures. After straight-arrow Police Chief Don Davis is diagnosed with cancer and takes medical leave, weak and power-hungry Deputy Chief Clarence Cotter takes over the department—complicating Bela’s efforts to solve the case.
On the April 23, 2019 edition of Cafe Con Leche, host Nan Rubin talked to Lorenzo Zapeda, newly-named Public Arts Coordinator for the City of Las Cruces, and two members of the Public Art Board to talk about the Public Art Survey, the Arts & Culture District and other new Public Art initiatives.
On the April 16, 2019 edition of Cafe Con Leche, host Nan Rubin talked with a trio of enthusiastic Graduate Students in the NMSU Geology Dept, eager to explain why geology is a critical science for space exploration and New Mexico is a unique place to study it.
Former naval officer and high school JROTC teacher John Coleman II discussed with Lynn Moorer his book of fiction, The Outcome, which traces the candidacy of “common man” Daniel G. Harvey for President of the United States and his Truth Revolution. He insists that he wants to talk about principles, not issues. Harvey also seeks to take the news media out of the equation and convenes Truth Talks. A secret lurks, however, in the identity of a reporter who plays a key role in the story.