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City without stars

Author: Tim Baker
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
In Ciudad Real, Mexico, a deadly war between rival cartels is erupting, and hundreds of female sweat-shop workers are being murdered. As his police superiors start shutting down his investigation, Fuentes suspects most of his colleagues are on the payroll of narco kingpin, El Santo. Meanwhile, despairing union activist, Pilar, decides to take social justice into her own hands. But if she wants to stop the killings,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Thrillers (Fiction)
Noir fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Baker
ISBN: 9780571338337 057133833X
OCLC Number: 989032209
Description: 423 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tim Baker.


In Ciudad Real, Mexico, women are being raped, murdered and mutilated. The police have reported 300 deaths of young maquiladora girls from the factories, yet not found a single clue or suspect.  Read more...


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A stunning new thriller

by JoeyMack (WorldCat user published 2018-11-25) Excellent Permalink

A truly mind-blowing thriller. Big, bold, beautiful and brutal, it's a searing, complex story that moves along at a tremendous pace. The story deals with narcos, corruption, tax fraud and money laundering, and the strength...
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