Detective Emilia Cruz finds a religious relic from Mexico’s long-ago Cristero War that’s an unwelcome reminder of a painful episode from her past. At the same time, a dead body hidden aboard a cruise ship serves as a warning that more drug war violence is coming to Acapulco’s already murderous streets.
Smoked in Ybor
It was another blustery cold day in Chicago in November 1891 when Madeline Donovan’s two friends, Jonathan and Hugh arrived at her doorstep in Goose Island. They came to request that she and her father travel with them to Ybor City, Florida. When trouble ensues when Jonathan’s Uncle Thomas moves there. He implores his nephew and his friend Hugh Scott, to come to Ybor as he will need the advice of a lawyer.