A Child Dies On The Border Between California And Mexico This Is Nothing New Immigrants Die Crossing The Border All The Time, Escaping From Poverty And Violence In Latin America They Bake In The Desert But This Death Is Different Someone Has Taken Body Parts From The Child.FBI Agent Romilia Chac N, A Salvadoran American, Follows This Case Into A World That Swallows Her With Its Horror, A World That Exists Alongside Ours, Where Children Are Bought And Sold Like Cattle And Shipped To Men All Across The Country The Dealers In This Blackest Of Markets Have No Moral Barometer, Only A Lust For Cash And One Among Them Has Taken Murder To A Level Beyond Serial Killing.Romilia Comes To This Case Already Broken The Man She Loved And Yet Had To Hunt Drug Runner Tek N Um N, A Regular On The FBI S Most Wanted List Is Gone Romilia Has Two Friends, Her Partner Nancy Pearl Who Lives A Double Life Between The Feds And The Cartels And A Bottle Of Booze Romilia S Mother Is On Her Back To Get Sober Her Son Drifts Further And Further Away And The Killer Is Taking Away Pieces Of Romilia S Life, Day By Day. A young girl s body is found in the California desert, just steps from the border with Mexico Karen Allende shows up with FBI credentials and begins taking pictures But the real federal agents are just behind her, and arrest her for cyber crimes As they take her away, she tosses a business card to the police officer at the scene and asks him to call her sister Romilia Chacon is the real FBI agent, and a long time family friend As Romilia talks to Karen she becomes involved in a case of international sex trafficking and child pornography This is a hard boiled crime novel with an interesting female lead It s number four in the Romilia Chacon series, but I have not read any of the other books There is a lot of back story referenced in this book, so I didn t feel lost I also don t feel any desire to go read the rest of the books Romilia clearly has significant issues and it
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While browsing the New Mystery Releases I found this book which the cover got my eye at first I read the back and just had to start reading it Marcos Villatoro sucks you in with the brilliant and real story of human trafficking The way he makes a real life situation that is happening in this world into a very suspenseful fiction story is just a wonder to read I started with his very last book he wrote of the Romilla Chacon novels but I have gotten all his other ones Romilla Chac
Tenley Library Good enough to try others in the series.Probably like a 3.5 I m starting to note a pattern first book I read in a series which is often NOT the first book IN the series seems promising, I find another good one, but by 3 or 4, they all start to seem the same.
- 232 pages
- Blood Daughters
- Marcos M. Villatoro
- 09 October 2017 Marcos M. Villatoro