Land of Careful Shadows (A Jimmy Vega Mystery)

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9781496702289: Land of Careful Shadows (A Jimmy Vega Mystery)

“Highly recommended.” —Lee Child

“A winner.” —S. J. Rozan

Some secrets can’t stay buried . . .
 

A body is discovered in a reservoir north of New York City. The victim is young, female and Hispanic. In her purse, police find a photo of a baby. Where is the child? Is she alive? And what about the disturbing note found at the scene? “Go back to your country. You don’t belong here.
 
Homicide detective Jimmy Vega knows how hard it can be to walk the razor-thin line of acceptance in a place like Lake Holly. Reluctantly turning to Adele Figueroa, a passionate defender of immigrants’ rights, Vega must confront a small town’s darkest secrets and deepest obsessions—before they savagely tear apart the world he’s sworn to defend.
 
“Suspenseful, involving, and memorable.” —Julia Spencer-Fleming
 
"Taut, powerful, finely wrought, and multi-layered . . . the  conclusion that left me stunned.” —Maggie Barbieri
 
“Engrossing, engaging, psychologically complex... builds to a shocking conclusion.” —Publishers Weekly
 
“The strong debut of a promising series.”—Booklist

“A great suspense novel with people you care about.” —Lee Child

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About the Author:

Suzanne Chazin is the author of three acclaimed novels, The Fourth Angel, Flashover, and Fireplay. She has twice been the recipient of the Washington Irving Book Award for fiction. Her fiction, essays and articles have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, as well as the award-winning short story anthology, Bronx Noir. She lives in the New York City area. Visit her on Facebook or at www.suzannechazin.com.

Review:

"Timely and engrossing...The engaging, psychologically complex (Jimmy) Vega must confront unwelcome aspects of his past as his investigation builds to a shocking conclusion."--Publishers Weekly

"Chazin's novel is one of the most genuinely phenomenal examples of storytelling. Full of twists and turns, the narrative leaves readers guessing, but it also does a brilliant job getting them invested in the characters. It's a powerful read."- Romantic Times book reviews, 4.5 Stars TOP PICK

"The intricate plot and the important social issues combine in this strong debut of a
promising series."
--Booklist

"Hits the heart, not just the pulse, with people you come to care about. First rate and highly recommended."--Lee Child, internationally best-selling author of the Jack Reacher series

"...Keenly moving and suspenseful."--Julia Spencer-Fleming, bestselling author of "Through the Evil Days"

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