From the book jacket: Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. Three policemen have been killed over
the course of a few days.
Immediately the police world is thrown into turmoil. Who would risk running
around the city killing cops, even unpopular ones? Espinosa, chief of the 12th Precinct, doesn't
have much to go on..... and nothing is quite as it first appears as he finds
himself in his old haunts of Leme and Copacabana, and in the
all-too-familiar murky terrain of corruption, secret lives, greed, and
Comment: This is the fourth book in the Inspector Espinosa series set in the sultry streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the author's own words, 'Espinosa is an ordinary man. He is not a hero, he is not always fighting against dangerous criminals, he doesn't get all the beautiful blondes and ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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