By Kenneth Wishnia, Barbara D'Amato
This demanding, mental mystery set within the East Village punk scene in the course of the early Nineteen Eighties shadows a unmarried night shift of NYPD cop Filomena Buscarsela. while Filomena learns that the poisonous leak can have been sabotage, and a key witness—an East Village artist—dies in a suspicious twist of fate, she comes to a decision to pursue the case on her personal through cruising the Alphabet urban punk rock golf equipment for clues concerning the artist's final days. yet as she makes an attempt to punish environmental criminals, Filomena reveals the case, and her own existence, start to fall apart. A taut noir tempered with a cynical humorousness, this secret novel is a sociological photograph of a working-class Latina in ny urban.
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He was tense, and his hand shook as he poured another coffee. Hakim said, “You seem out of sorts. ” “I would say thirty years. ” “Through years of unrest, bloodshed, revolution, fundamentalist terror, one government after another—and yet here we are, still just as much friends as when we were dodging bullets together back at the university. If I can’t trust you, I can’t trust anyone. ” Malik asked. ” He put down his cup. ” So Malik told him everything. The Albanians and the business with Putin, Afghanistan, and Shamrock.
In all, there were twenty personnel involved. The entire Chinook team were slaughtered, and ten Rangers. ” “Sixteen dead,” the President said grimly. Ferguson said, “Shocking, isn’t it? ” “Listen to? You mean, this is one of the things your Major Roper picked up? ” “Yes. Voices calling to each other in the fog of battle, the death of men, the triumph of the victor,” Ferguson told him. “The Taliban force could have been as many as thirty. ” He removed a cassette from his pocket. The President took it and said, “Clancy, would you put this on?
The President smiled. “You are a remarkable man, my friend. ” He held the President’s hand a moment longer, then turned and followed the others as Blake ushered them out. Late the next morning, Ferguson’s Gulfstream, his regular RAF pilots, Lacey and Parry, at the controls, rose to thirty thousand feet, climbing high over the Atlantic. After a while, Parry looked into the cabin. “There’s some problematic weather in the mid-Atlantic. ” “I’d have said perfectly acceptable if they’re flying up your backside,” Dillon told him.
23 Shades of Black (A Filomena Buscarsela Mystery, Book 1) by Kenneth Wishnia, Barbara D'Amato