A Blossom of Bright Light

A Blossom of Bright Light

Book - 2015
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"A tremendous talent."--Lee Child

In award-winning author Suzanne Chazin's stirring new novel, Latino police detective Jimmy Vega must strike a precarious balance between the local immigrant community and his hometown's most powerful and privileged citizens during a dangerous murder investigation...
 
A split-second decision thrusts Detective Jimmy Vega into the epicenter of a disturbing case when a body is found near a gathering place for immigrants in upscale Lake Holly, NY. The cold-bloodedness of the crime and the innocence of the victim torment Vega.
 
In a community gripped by fear of deportation, Vega needs the help of his girlfriend, activist Adele Figueroa, to gain people's trust. But Adele is acting strangely, consumed by a secret that threatens to tear them apart. When the case takes a personal turn, both Vega and Adele discover that Lake Holly's tranquil façade hides a terror of monstrous proportions, poised and ready to strike again. To confront the killer and save their relationship, Vega and Adele must forge a new level of trust--in each other, and in their most deeply held beliefs--to expose an evil that threatens to eclipse anything they'd previously imagined.    
 
Written with equal parts passion and suspense, A Blossom of Bright Light takes readers on a journey of stunning revelations to uncover a small town's most sinister secrets--and brightest hopes for the future. Mystery, sacrifice, and unremitting love converge in this gripping work by a master storyteller.
Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Books, 2015
Edition: First Kensington hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781617736353
161773635X
Branch Call Number: CHAZIN S
Characteristics: 360 pages ; 22 cm

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Nov 14, 2017

New author for me!! I really enjoyed the book and will read more by this author. It was a mystery along with abuse that involved upstanding members in the community. A good read!

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