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Feb 03, 2015
| ISBN 9780553393781
Feb 03, 2015 | ISBN 9780553393781
Thriller fans will love In Flames! In Richard Hilary Weber’s short novel, a smoldering mystery ignites on a tropical island as lust, murder, and politics collide. San Iñigo is a jewel of the Caribbean, a playground paradise for the foreign elite, a hell for unfortunate locals. For recent Princeton grad Dan Shedrick, San Iñigo promises the fulfillment of too many desires. Dan hires on at a powerful American firm as a junior architect, but still finds time for tennis, booze, a reckless affair with the sexy wife of a resort owner—even a bit of reconnaissance for the U.S. cultural attaché. But soon he discovers that nothing on San Iñigo is without consequence. When a much-loved local radio personality is found on a beach with his head blown off, Dan’s lover becomes a suspect. And not long after his foray into espionage, he’s dragged away on a brutal journey into the heart of darkness. Buffeted by aggression, depraved ritual, and personal betrayal, Dan discovers fierce truths about San Iñigo . . . and himself. In the island’s forbidding mountain jungle, his life goes up in flames—a deadly inferno that will forever change him, if he survives at all.
Richard Hilary Weber, a native of Brooklyn and a Columbia University graduate, now lives in Provence, France. His previous Brooklyn Crimes Novel was F Train.
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