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Kenneth Wishnia - Blood Lake

Kenneth Wishnia finishes up his excellent hardboiled series featuring PI Filomena Buscarsela in Blood Lake. On a visit to her hometown in Ecuador, Filomena is flooded with memories of her early life there, some good, some bad. But when a local priest is murdered, a man who helped her escape to the US, she finds herself digging into secrets best left hidden. Normally set in New York City, it’s a treat to see this character go international. Smart, capable, and a truly working-class detective, Filomena is a must for fans of Sue Graton, Sara Paretsky, and Dennis Lehane.


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