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The Black Minute
The Black Minute

The Black Minute

A John Santana Novel

A John Santana Novel

FICTION

336 Pages, 5.4 x 8.4

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $15.00 (US $15.00) (CA $20.00)

Publication Date: February 2012

ISBN 9780980001747

Rights: WOR

Conquill Press (Feb 2012)

Price: $15.00
 
 

Overview

When the body of a young, Hmong woman is found on Harriet Island near the Mississippi River, it appears to be a simple case of murder and revenge. But what begins as a routine investigation soon becomes something far more sinister. Paired with a Hmong partner he’s not sure he can trust, and attracted to a beautiful woman with dark secrets, Santana is drawn into a maze of political intrigue and broken promises made during the Vietnam War. Trusting his instincts and determined to find justice, Santana uncovers a web of lies and a terrifying plot that could lead to a national disaster––and to his own death.

Author Biography

Christopher Valen is the award-winning author of seven police procedurals featuring Colombian-born, St. Paul Homicide Detective John Santana, White Tombs, The Black Minute, Bad Weeds Never Die, Bone Shadows, Death's Way, The Darkness Hunter, and Speak For The Dead. He is also the author of the literary novel All The Fields. Christopher resides in Minnesota and Arizona with his Colombian-born wife, Martha.