“A perfect thriller” of crime, corruption, and terror in Brazil (Edgar Award–nominated author Timothy Hallinan).
Chief Inspector Mario Silva and his team have a heavy workload with several high-profile cases. First, a suicide bombing that was apparently the work of a militant Islamist group. Then, the assassination of a gubernatorial candidate in broad daylight at a campaign rally.
Silva begins to wonder if the two events could be related—and to complicate his investigation even further, a criminal with a very bad grudge against the chief inspector has been released from prison . . .