Land of Careful Shadows (A Jimmy Vega Mystery #1) (Mass Market)

By Suzanne Chazin

Kensington, 9781496702289, 352pp.

Publication Date: July 28, 2015

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Digital Audiobook (11/24/2014)
Hardcover (11/25/2014)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (11/25/2014)
Compact Disc (11/25/2014)
MP3 CD (11/25/2014)
Compact Disc (11/25/2014)

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"Hits the heart, not just the pulse, with people you come to care about. First rate and highly recommended."
—Lee Child, Internationally Bestselling Author of the Jack Reacher series

“A winner.”
—S. J. Rozan

Some secrets can’t stay buried . . .

A body is discovered in a reservoir north of New York City. The victim is young, female and Hispanic. In her purse, police find a photo of a baby. Where is the child? Is she alive? And what about the disturbing note found at the scene? “Go back to your country. You don’t belong here.
Homicide detective Jimmy Vega knows how hard it can be to walk the razor-thin line of acceptance in a place like Lake Holly. Reluctantly turning to Adele Figueroa, a passionate defender of immigrants’ rights, Vega must confront a small town’s darkest secrets and deepest obsessions—before they savagely tear apart the world he’s sworn to defend.
“Suspenseful, involving, and memorable.”
—Julia Spencer-Fleming
"Taut, powerful, finely wrought, and multi-layered . . . the  conclusion that left me stunned.”
—Maggie Barbieri
“Engrossing, engaging, psychologically complex... builds to a shocking conclusion.”
Publishers Weekly
“The strong debut of a promising series."

About the Author

Suzanne Chazin is the author of three acclaimed novels, The Fourth Angel, Flashover, and Fireplay. She has twice been the recipient of the Washington Irving Book Award for fiction. Her fiction, essays and articles have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, as well as the award-winning short story anthology, Bronx Noir. She lives in the New York City area. Visit her on Facebook or at