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Home Killings

Home Killings

  • Title: Home Killings
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  • ISBN : 9780440242109
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 368 pages


The award winning Home Killings, Marcos M Villatoro s first Romilia Chac n novel, won dazzling acclaim for its fusion of character, suspense, and a gripping police procedural swirling around a fiery Latina detective Now, in a new novel filled with the same remarkable precision and power, Romilia Chac n turns back to the reason she became a cop in the first place to hunt The award winning Home Killings, Marcos M Villatoro s first Romilia Chac n novel, won dazzling acclaim for its fusion of character, suspense, and a gripping police procedural swirling around a fiery Latina detective Now, in a new novel filled with the same remarkable precision and power, Romilia Chac n turns back to the reason she became a cop in the first place to hunt for the sadist who took her sister s life and has kept on killing ever since.He is known as the Whisperer for the cryptic messages he leaves at his horrific crime scenes But Detective Romilia Chac n can hear him loud and clear Still haunted by the death of her beloved sister, Romilia begins to dig into the case on her own time and soon finds help she doesn t want A seductive international drug lord is obsessed with her and seems to know about the case than anyone inside law enforcement But neither an outlaw s unbridled power nor a cop s persistence can untangle the web of illusion surrounding the man they seek For this killer is living at the center of his own brilliant hell and he s already decided who will join him next


Author Marcos M Villatoro

Marcos M Villatoro is the author of the Romilia Chacon crime novels The Los Angeles Times Book Review listed his Home Killings as a Best Book of 2001 It won the Silver Medal from Foreword Magazine and First Prize in the Latino Literary Hall of Fame The other Romilia novels include Minos and A Venom Beneath the Skin Random House publishes the Romilia Chacon crime fiction novels in mass market




Home Killings Reviews (10)

  • Home Killings is a lively example of the detective fiction genre, with a likeable protagonist and a carefully woven mystery Set in Nashville, detective Romilia Chacon is called on to help solve the homicide of a local Latino journalist, who writes for the Spanish section of the paper Romilia [..]

  • excellent I am going to read the rest of the books in this series [..]

  • Not At All What I Expected BySherrie MirandaFormat Mass Market PaperbackI had never read a detective crime novel and hadn t planned on ever reading one.But my ex sis in law passed this on to me because the author is Salvadoran and I authored a novel about El Salvador.At first, I wasn t happy as I th [..]

  • HOME KILLINGS Police Procedural Nashville Cont GVillatoro, Marcos M 1st in seriesDell, 2001 PaperbackDetective Romilia Chacon is called to the crime scene of an apparent suicide and identifies it as a murder Because she discovers a piece of evidence linking the murder to serial killings, which they [..]

  • Started this book one day and finished it the next I can see why it won a number of awards The protagonist is a very interesting character and seeing and experiencing the Latino point of view, for me at least, was new and very thought provoking I ve obtained a copy of the sequel to this book Minos a [..]

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