Perfect Hatred (Chief Inspector Mario Silva Series #6)

Perfect Hatred (Chief Inspector Mario Silva Series #6)

by Leighton Gage
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Perfect Hatred (Chief Inspector Mario Silva Series #6) by Leighton Gage

Chief Inspector Mario Silva and his team have a heavy work load with several high-profile cases. First, a suicide bombing that was apparently the work of a militant Islamist group. Then, a gubernatorial candidate is assassinated in broad daylight at a campaign rally. Could the cases be related? To complicate Silva's investigation, a criminal with a very bad grudge against the Chief Inspector has been released from prison and is plotting ugly revenge.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616953034
Publisher: Soho Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/03/2013
Series: Chief Inspector Mario Silva Series , #6
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,239,924
Product dimensions: 5.16(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Leighton Gage is the author of five novels in the Mario Silva series: Blood of the Wicked, Buried Strangers, Dying Gasp, Every Bitter Thing, and A Vine in the Blood. He spends part of each year in Santana do Parnaiba, Brazil, and divides the rest of the year between Florida and the Netherlands. He is married with four daughters.

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Perfect Hatred 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
gloriafeit More than 1 year ago
This is the sixth novel in the series referred to as the Chief Inspector Mario Silva Investigations, and a very welcome return it is. The book opens, shockingly, with a man cutting the throat of a young woman and kidnapping her infant child. Shortly followed by a suicide bombing outside the US consulate in Sao Paulo, Brazil, which is in turn followed by another suicide bombing in Buenos Aires, outside of the oldest Jewish synagogue in Argentina. All with the attendant high numbers of innocent victims including, in Buenos Aires, the Israeli ambassador to Argentina, his wife and two children. A grisly beginning, to be sure. We quickly learn of additional targeted killings planned, in a book replete with murderous plots from start to finish, typical, one must believe, of the true climate of politics in parts of this country filled with great beauty, and even greater intrigue. Heading up the investigation is the brilliant and incorruptible Mario Silva and his team, once again including once again one of my favorites, charming Haraldo “Babyface” Goncalves [so called because although he is 34 he looks 22. The reader is quickly reminded of the corruption that pervades every possible level of many South American countries, from the cop on the street to the highest elected officials. As the investigation proceeds, everything the investigators thought they knew is called into question. It soon becomes apparent that there will be no lack of suspects, including killers with principles, and politicians with none. As Inspector Silva says, “I’ve been in the service of a corrupt legal system for all of my working life. Another cop says “In case you guys never noticed, politics and favoritism is what Brasilia is all about.” And from another character, “In his world, the rich didn’t go to jail. Not in Brazil. Not even if they killed an unnamed, penniless priest, in the presence of a federal cop, as he had done.” As well, the author paints a chilling portrait of the overwhelming number of criminal activities rampant throughout the neighboring country of Paraguay. As awful as is this portrait of these events, and the people who plan and carry them out, don’t think the book is a dark one. Almost surprisingly, I would not describe it as such. It is fascinating, well-written, fast-paced, and thoroughly enjoyable. Highly recommended.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What a dissappointment! I pre-ordered, the wait wasn't worth it. The author never really opened up the "good" guys as he did in the past. And, the "bad"guys weren't really bad, at the inventive level of his past Inspector Mario stories. Next time I wait until a few others read one of The Chief 's stories.
TdeV More than 1 year ago
PERFECT HATRED by Leighton Gage is a fascinating story with deep insights into modern multi-cultural tensions of immigrant populations and the age-old fodder of political intrigue and corruption. It’s been a year and I’ve forgotten these characters. As the story unfolds I’m reminded why I felt so moved by them. The true joy of PERFECT HATRED is the rich interaction which occurs when interesting people interact with warmth, innuendo, barbs, humour and love. A very satisfying book.
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