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Chazin, Suzanne, Land of Careful Shadows

“Highly recommended.” —Lee Child

“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.”—Booklist

“A great suspense novel with people you care about.” —Lee Child