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Home killings

a Romilia Chacón mystery
  • 248 Pages
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Nashville (Tenn.), Tennessee, Nash

StatementMarcos McPeek Villatoro.
GenreFiction., fiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3572.I386 H66 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 248 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6795267M
ISBN 101558853367
LC Control Number00065039
OCLC/WorldCa45394032

The award-winning Home Killings, Marcos M. Villatoro’s first Romilia Chacón novel, won dazzling acclaim for its fusion of character, suspense, and a gripping police procedural swirling around a fiery Latina detective. Now, in a new novel filled with the same remarkable precision and power, Romilia Chacón turns back to the reason she became a cop in the first place: to hunt for the sadist who Home killings book /5(9).

Marcos M. Villatoro is the author of the Romilia Chacon crime novels. The Los Angeles Times Book Review listed his Home Killings as a Best Book of It won the Silver Medal from Foreword Magazine and First Prize in the Latino Literary Hall of Fame.

The other Romilia novels include Minos and A Venom Beneath the Skin/5. I read Minos before I read Home Killings. Minos is a stronger book, but I did like this one as you get to know the main characters Romilia Chacon and Tekun Uman a bit more in this book.

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