Land of Careful Shadows (The Jimmy Vega Mysteries) (Digital Audiobook)
Publication Date: November 24, 2014
Land of Careful Shadows by award-winning author Suzanne Chazin is a powerful mystery full of passion and secrets that deals with a clash of cultures and familial relationships, and it's full of drama, mystery, and raw emotions.When the dead body of a Latino woman is found in a reservoir about fifty miles north of Manhattan, with a photo of a baby in her purse nearby, the police try to determine who the child is and if it is still alive. Along with the photo, they also find a disturbing note in the purse: "Go back to your country. You don't belong here."Homicide detective Jimmy Vega is Latino too, so he knows how hard it can be for an outsider to fit into a close-knit town like Lake Holly. Vega is a highly respected officer of the law, and he is challenged and intrigued by Adele Figueroa, a passionate defender of immigrants' rights. Vega must rethink everything he believes in order to uncover the truths about his town, his family, and himself.Land of Careful Shadows is a tour de force of literary suspense and an intimate journey into the human heart.
About the Author
Suzanne Chazin is the award-winning
author of The Fourth Angel, Flashover, and Fireplay. She has written for People,
Readers’ Digest, New York Times, Family Circle,
Ladies’ Home Journal, and Money. She has taught writing at New
York University, the New School, Sarah Lawrence College, and the Smithsonian.
Her work on an outreach project for undocumented immigrants inspired her to
tell their stories in novel form in Land
of Careful Shadows.