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Land of Careful Shadows (Reprint) (Paperback) (Suzanne Chazin)

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“Highly recommended.” —Lee Child“A winner.” —S. J. RozanSome 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
"A tremendous talent."--Lee Child

From award-winning author Suzanne Chazin comes a powerful novel of passion, bigotry, and murderous secrets in a homicide detective's picturesque hometown?

A body is found in a reservoir fifty miles north of New York City. The victim is young, female and Hispanic. In her purse, the police find a photograph of a baby they believe is her daughter--a little girl they can't identify. Or find. Where is the child? Is she still alive? And what is the meaning behind the disturbing note in the woman's bag? "Go back to your country. You don't belong here."

Arriving at the scene is homicide detective Jimmy Vega, who spent the better part of his childhood in the area and still carries the scars. A Latino himself, Vega knows all too well how hard it can be for an outsider to fit into a close-knit place like Lake Holly. Even now, as a respected officer of the law, he has to watch his step in an investigation simmering with ethnic animosities and steeped in local gossip. Both challenged and intrigued by Adele Figueroa--a passionate defender of immigrants' rights who reminds him uncomfortably of his own family's struggles--Vega must rethink everything he believes to uncover long-buried truths about his community, his loved ones . . . and himself.

Filled with drama, mystery and raw emotions, Land of Careful Shadows shines a nuanced and timely light on a small town's darkest secrets and deepest obsessions. It is not only a tour de force of literary suspense, but an intimate journey into the human heart.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 390
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Suspense, Police
Series Title: A Jimmy Vega Mystery
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Kensington Pub Corp
Author: Suzanne Chazin
Language: English
Street Date: July 28, 2015
TCIN: 16884158
UPC: 9781496702289
Item Number (DPCI): 247-41-4807
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