By Américo Paredes
By Américo Paredes
By Carolina Alzate
By Maria Nieto,Leyla Namazie
Water of lifestyles mysteriously flows just like the historic los angeles River which nonetheless runs lower than Olvera road, the unique pueblo of l. a.. Water is lifestyles and has no borders, penetrating our bones and the teeth to offer us clues on the place we have been born and the place we ended our direction. yet as Maria Nieto writes, “But existence isn't a basically outlined direction. 5 useless our bodies at the back of a pickup truck, a cardinal with pursuits past the church, a true property developer with ties to the Archdiocese, a potential metaphor with out identified that means, all facts that not anything used to be clear.” this isn't your daddy’s los angeles Noir. Nieto is a brand new clean voice during this predominantly Anglo male style. Her heroine is a feisty Chicana l. a. instances reporter that loves her Revlon lipstick, reveals solace in her blue VW malicious program named Azulita, and isn't afraid to confront the massive boys that run town of Angels like their very own inner most palm-laden kingdom membership. Nieto makes use of background, tradition, technological know-how, and sharp woman instinct with darkish humor to inform her tale that may hold you guessing and smiling.
Herbert Sigüenza, playwright, actor and co-founder of tradition conflict.
Alejandra Marisol has all of it, or does she? She works as a reporter for the l. a. instances and has been assigned to hide the tale of 5 murdered our bodies present in a truck. The murder investigator is bound the in charge person(s) is Detective Ashworth and his l. a. Police division accomplices thinking about past murders, yet Alejandra isn’t so convinced. The twists and turns of fixing this homicide are unrelenting and take Ms. Marisol on a journey of her lifestyles. the writer, Maria Nieto, has controlled to take the reader into an underground circulate that's gruesome, and while presents striking perception into how the forensic specialists paintings at their craft to trap the accountable. Her expertise is true up there with a few nice suspense writers—no doubt approximately it!
Corina Martínez Chaudhry – CEO, The Latino writer (www.thelatinoauthor.com)
Maria Nieto has created a proto-Chicana crime reporter/solver who simply will get progressively more attractive. It’s enjoyable and shrewdpermanent the best way she works barrio denizens into her exploits within the seamy l. a. of the Seventies. i am hoping there are plenty extra tales to come—I couldn’t positioned this one down until eventually the remarkable finish.
Armando Rendón, Editor/founder of The Latino Literary on-line journal, Somos en escrito, and writer of Chicano Manifesto and The Adventures of Noldo and His Magical Scooter.
By Jayson Gonzales Sae-Saue
By Anke Birkenmaier
By Andrea Herbst
By David Miranda-Barreiro
By Carlos Alemán
The uncovering of a secret ends up in a circle of buddies being suspected of involvement in an anti-government plot. in the meantime, in a foreign country, an alternative fact converges with the lives of the buddies, as one guy exchanges his lifestyles to be with the lady he loves.
“This e-book is not just a mind-bender, it's a comedy, it's a romance, it's a secret, and you'll be conversing approximately it for weeks afterwards.” —Jonathan Marcantoni
By Sally Robinson
By Francisco Bramón,Trinidad Barrera