By Leighton Gage
Compliment for the manager Inspector Mario Silva sequence: “Intelligent and refined. . . . fans of suspenseful and complicated crime novels could be rewarded.”—Publishers Weekly “An remarkable keep on with as much as an outstanding debut. . . . Gage’s abilities comprise not just pleasing characters and life like plots, but in addition an intensely learned feel of position and an unrelenting speedy pace.”—Booklist “Highly recommended.”—Library magazine, starred overview “Both a robust political mystery and gripping crime fiction.”—Florida Sun-Sentinel “Breathtaking. . . . A e-book you can’t come up with the money for to miss.”—Louise Ure “Terrifically written, clever, and powerfully evocative. Leighton Gage is a grasp storyteller.”—Brian Haig “As wealthy and complicated as Brazil itself.”—Rebecca Pawel The granddaughter of a in demand baby-kisser is lacking. Silva and his workforce locate her in Manaus, a jungle hellhole at the Amazon the place an evil lady health care professional is making gory snuff movies. Silva needs to triumph over his personal department’s indifference and the corrupt neighborhood police officers ahead of he can receive a semblance of justice for the sufferers. Leighton Gage has spent decades in Brazil, the place he keeps a house. He additionally lives in Miami and spends a part of the yr within the Netherlands. His prior books within the leader Inspector Mario Silva sequence, Blood of the depraved and Buried Strangers, also are to be had.
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We did. ” “Dumb luck,” Kuipers repeated, “The individual in question was a flikker. The postal clerk shares his sexual preference. The suspect has been making shipments at the same post office for the last couple of years. ” Kuipers tapped an identikit composite that had been on his desk all the time. He twirled it around so that Bentinck could get a better look. “That’s him,” he said. Bentinck studied the likeness. Frans looked to be in his late twenties or early thirties. He had curly blond hair combed straight back, an earring, a weak chin, and a petulant mouth.
I just need his confession. Technically, we’re not laying a finger on him. What’s happening to Nardoni is being perpetrated by the other lowlifes in his cell. ” “I’m not talking about deniability. I’m talking about what’s right. ” “He’s a demonic man, Director. ” “Then I specifically order you to—” “And before giving me that order, I’d like you to reflect on what he did. ” Sampaio stopped short, closed his mouth, opened it again, closed it again. The action made him look rather like a fish. “You don’t have to remind me,” he said at last.
They were stopped at a traffic light, locked in by other automobiles. The day was hot. The car had no air-conditioning. The windows were open. The watch, his mother told him later, was a family heirloom. His father was reluctant to give it up. Twenty years on, as an experienced cop, Hector would have recognized the man with the gun as a drug addict, trying to gather enough money for his next fix. At the time, he just thought the man was scary. His mother folded the newspaper she’d been reading over her lap, thereby concealing her wedding ring.