By Suzanne Chazin
The disappearance of a teenage lady in upstate manhattan units off a powder keg of accusations, bigotry, and fear—with lethal results—in Suzanne Chazin's gorgeous new secret that includes Hispanic police detective Jimmy Vega . . .
On a frigid, January evening, a blond, blue-eyed highschool woman walks out of an English type she tutors for immigrants—and vanishes. Suspicion quick falls at the males she used to be educating, a lot of whom are undocumented. As aggravating facts trickles in, information of the incident spreads past the scenic city of Lake Holly, manhattan, unearthing deep-seated fears and enflaming cultural tensions.
For county police detective Jimmy Vega, the placement is own. His female friend, Harvard-educated lawyer Adele Figueroa, heads the immigrant heart the place the teenager volunteer disappeared. If Vega cannot locate the lady quickly and transparent Adele’s consumers, where of shelter might be pressured to close its doorways. nonetheless reeling over his personal fresh profession missteps, Vega does his top to run interference among Adele and the neighborhood police. but if Vega's boss assigns him a grunt aspect operating for the recent county manager, the man’s political objectives conflict with Vega’s private convictions. Vega cannot think a worse flip of events—until he uncovers even darker forces at play. somebody desires to ruin way over Vega's profession. And irrespective of which manner he turns, each step will placed him and his kinfolk within the killer’s
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A Place in the Wind (A Jimmy Vega Mystery) by Suzanne Chazin