Book List in Order:7 titles

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    A HOUSTON CHRONICLE SUMMER READING PICKA Rio de Janeiro ThrillerAn elderly lady approaches the front desk at the Twelfth Precinct in Copacabana and demands to speak with the chief. Tired after a long day, she leaves without further explanation, promi...


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    With no witnesses and no weapon, it seems like the case of the one-legged homeless man found lying in a cul-de-sac on So Joo Hill, shot through the heart, will remain unsolved. But Chief Inspector Espinosa can't shake thoughts of the hapless victim...


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    When his daughter disappears and a patient emerges as the prime suspect, a troubled psychiatrist comes to Espinosa for help, in the fifth novel in the beguiling Brazilian crime series A hospital psychiatrist feels he's being stalked by a young patien...


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    Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. Three policemen have been killed over the course of a few days. Espinosa, chief of the 12th Precinct, doesn't have much to go on. When the body of a woman connected to one of the dead cops is found on the sidewalk below he...


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    A Rio de Janeiro ThrillerChief of the Copacabana precinct Espinosa is more than happy to interrupt his paperwork when a terrified young man arrives at the station with a bizarre story. A psychic has predicted that he would commit a murder, it seems, ...


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    The second in the acclaimed Brazilian series featuring Inspector Espinosa, the detective hailed by critics for “his existential sensibility, his exotic beat, and his literary merit” (San Francisco Chronicle)A retired policeman spends a typically ...


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    A Rio de Janeiro ThrillerIn a parking garage in the center of Rio de Janeiro, corporate executive Ricardo Carvalho is found dead in his car, a bullet in his head, his wallet and briefcase missing. Inspector Espinosa is called in to investigate the ap...