Chief Inspector Mario Silva investigations
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With this "compelling plot, fascinating characters [and] an unrelentingly fast pace . . . Silva just may be South America's Kurt Wallander" (Booklist).
In the woods on the outskirts of São Paulo, Brazil, a dog unearths a human bone, recently buried. Chief Inspector Mario Silva of the federal police and his team of investigators are called in from Brasilia and discover a clandestine cemetery. And then another.
A detective follows a missing girl into the jungles of Brazil—and uncovers a terrifying criminal conspiracy—in this "fast-paced" police procedural (Booklist).
The Brazilian federal police wouldn't typically get involved in the case of missing teenage girl—but when the girl in question is the granddaughter of a prominent politician, Silva and his team are, of course, put on her trail. It leads them to
The son of the Foreign Minister of Venezuela is found dead in his apartment in Brasilia. Due to the political nature of the crime, Chief Inspector Mario Silva of Brazil's Federal Police is called in to investigate. As he delves deeper into the murder, he discovers that a chain of murders have occurred throughout Brazil, all with the same MO: victims are first shot in the stomach, then brutally beaten to death, and, even more puzzling, they were...
Brazil is hosting soccer's World Cup—and the police must solve the kidnapping of a star player's mother—in this "world-class procedural series" (The Wall Street Journal).
It is the eve of the FIFA World Cup, the globe's premier sporting event. The host country is Brazil. A victory for the home team is inextricably linked to the skills of the country's principal striker, Tico "The Artist" Santos, and all the