and Ava soon is jetting off to Guatemala, then other points including Vancouver and Las Vegas, where she finds the original villains. But not the ones who can solve the case. Sharp dialogue and equally sharp action mark these tidy, logical, no-nonsense thrillers. Ava Lee is the new kid on the block and you'll love her. A 4. The books are apparently going to be made into a series of movies as well; the Ava Lee "brand" may be coming to a movie house near you.