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Blood of the Wicked (Chief Inspector Mario Silva Series #1)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 7, 2010

    Great Read

    I'm really not big on writing reviews, but I had to for this one. It was sooooooo good. Far beyond my expectations! I was looking for something different from my normal (drama filled) read and was completely satisfied. I'm looking into getting: Dying Gasp and Buried Strangers: A Chief Inspector Mario Silva Investigation, both by him as well. I'm super excited ;)

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    Fascinating mystery

    In a classic sh*t rolls down hill, the Pope calls the Brazilian president twice in turn the president pressures the Director of the Brazilian Federal Police Nelson Sampaio to resolve the matter ASAP in turn Nelson orders Chief Inspector Mario Silva to uncover the identity of the person who assassinated Bishop Dom Felipe Antunes at a church mass in front of a crowd at Cascatas. Mario understands he is to drop everything else and personally handle the investigation in the remote town and capture the felon yesterday.------------- Silva travels immediately to Cascatas only to find angry townsfolk as the affluent landowners and the reform minded Landless Workers¿ League are in a brawl over sharing the wealth. Each side¿s leaders demand Silva investigates a local case that has raised tensions to a point that hostilities seem imminent if he wants any cooperation on the Bishop homicide. The son of a local landowner, Orlando Muniz Junior vanished without a trace. His father and his allies believe the league abducted and probably killed him. The League believes the lad is on holiday. --------------- Silva is a fascinating character as he has enough personal issues and a difficult case without getting involved in the local tsunami, but cannot keep out of it as more kidnappings and murders occur. He makes little progress on either investigation and what he does learn like the church is involved in protecting its own when pedophile accusations surface make him wonder if the Bishop¿s death is related. Although extremely violent as the title is not false advertising, fans who have a strong stomach for gore will enjoy this Brazilian police procedural.--------------- Harriet Klausner

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2012

    Most excellent, a great addition to the series

    Leighton Gage has created a policeman who works in a world which desperately needs his best fforts. Mario Silva has a boss who cares the most about political advancement, while Mario works to achieve justice, often on his terms as much as in the system. Highly recommendedd.

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