By Leighton Gage

Compliment for the executive Inspector Mario Silva sequence: “Intelligent and refined. . . . enthusiasts of suspenseful and complex crime novels could be rewarded.”—Publishers Weekly “An extraordinary stick to as much as a good debut. . . . Gage’s skills contain not just fascinating characters and practical plots, but additionally an intensely discovered experience of position and an unrelenting quick pace.”—Booklist “Highly recommended.”—Library magazine, starred evaluate “Both a robust political mystery and gripping crime fiction.”—Florida Sun-Sentinel “Breathtaking. . . . A booklet you can’t manage to pay for to miss.”—Louise Ure “Terrifically written, clever, and powerfully evocative. Leighton Gage is a grasp storyteller.”—Brian Haig “As wealthy and complicated as Brazil itself.”—Rebecca Pawel The granddaughter of a favourite baby-kisser is lacking. Silva and his staff locate her in Manaus, a jungle hellhole at the Amazon the place an evil lady health care professional is making gory snuff motion pictures. Silva needs to triumph over his personal department’s indifference and the corrupt neighborhood law enforcement officials earlier than he can receive a semblance of justice for the sufferers. Leighton Gage has spent a long time in Brazil, the place he continues a house. He additionally lives in Miami and spends a part of the 12 months within the Netherlands. His past books within the leader Inspector Mario Silva sequence, Blood of the depraved and Buried Strangers, also are to be had.

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They could locate the man (or woman) who’d commit it for you. Drugs of any nature? They knew where to go. They profited by putting criminals into contact with criminals and by promoting transactions. That was how the Surinamer had come to be acquainted with Arie Schubski. Arie, who had begun his business dealing exclusively with pornography, had been receiving an ever-increasing number of requests for snuff videos. No one would be crazy enough to try to make them in The Netherlands. The country was too small, the cops were too good, and the disappearance of protagonists would quickly be noticed.

The old days are gone. This is a democracy now. People, even the worst kind of people, have rights. ” “All right, we don’t. ” “Not even then. I want you to—” “I know the bastard’s lying,” Silva said, before his boss could complete the thought. “I just need his confession. Technically, we’re not laying a finger on him. What’s happening to Nardoni is being perpetrated by the other lowlifes in his cell. ” “I’m not talking about deniability. I’m talking about what’s right. ” “He’s a demonic man, Director.

On the floor above him, the top floor, was the heart of his business: one large room with tape players, format converters, DVD burners, and computers that controlled them all. He could make copies from DVDs, but he could also make them from Betacam tapes, both SP and digital, and in Secam, PAL, and NTSC. And that’s all he did: copy and mail. Once they found that out, the cops were going to grill him for the names of the producers, but the cops were going to be disappointed. And that meant they were going to get angry, which meant that the judge would probably throw the book at him.

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