By Suzanne Chazin
The disappearance of a teenage woman in upstate manhattan units off a powder keg of accusations, bigotry, and fear—with lethal results—in Suzanne Chazin's beautiful new secret that includes Hispanic police detective Jimmy Vega . . .
On a frigid, January evening, a blond, blue-eyed highschool lady walks out of an English classification she tutors for immigrants—and vanishes. Suspicion fast falls at the males she used to be educating, a lot of whom are undocumented. As annoying proof trickles in, information of the incident spreads past the scenic city of Lake Holly, long island, unearthing deep-seated fears and enflaming cultural tensions.
For county police detective Jimmy Vega, the placement is own. His female friend, Harvard-educated legal professional Adele Figueroa, heads the immigrant middle the place the teenager volunteer disappeared. If Vega cannot locate the woman quickly and transparent Adele’s consumers, where of safe haven can be compelled to close its doorways. nonetheless reeling over his personal contemporary occupation missteps, Vega does his top to run interference among Adele and the neighborhood police. but if Vega's boss assigns him a grunt element operating for the recent county manager, the man’s political goals conflict with Vega’s private convictions. Vega cannot think a worse flip of events—until he uncovers even darker forces at play. anyone desires to damage excess of Vega's profession. And regardless of which method he turns, each step will positioned him and his kin within the killer’s
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