Carlyle Hudson is a 50-something woman everybody calls Lyle. She speaks for herself in the opening paragraph of the women's detective mystery, For Glory:
“I deal with other people by keeping secrets. Bottom line: I do not like people knowing what I do for a living, how much money I make, my age, or marital status. The answers—gamble, six to seven figures (depending on how well the cards fall), fifty, and not interested in marriage—always raise more questions. Even well-intentioned people seem to feel entitled to that information, which irritates the hell out of me. So I lie. It entertains me, keeps my energy positive and my creativity high.... I think of it as acting. All good poker players act. I am a very good poker player.”
This "lite" mystery is humor-filled, a flirty-50s popular fiction for boomers. It will delight women's detective mystery readers who enjoy more mature characters.