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DEL RIO, CALIFORNIA, a once-thriving Central Valley farm town, is now filled with run-down Dollar Stores, llanterias, carnicerias, and shabby mini-marts that sell one-way bus tickets straight to Tijuana on the Flecha Amarilla line. It’s a place you drive through with windows up and doors locked, especially at night—a place the locals call Cartel Country.

To District Attorney Callie McCall, her dying hometown is the perfect place to launch a political career and make a difference. But when the dismembered body . . .


Praise for the writing


Like Barbara Kingsolver's The Lacuna, the prose and intricacies of the Mexican setting keep you reading. The pace is languorous, leaving the reader plenty of time to savor both the story and the wonderful descriptions.

CA Reviews August 19, 2020

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