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Chinatown Angel: A Mystery A.E. Roman

Chinatown Angel: A Mystery

A.E. Roman

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ISBN : 9781429966856
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288 pages
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Finalist for the Shamus Award for Best First Private Eye Novel!Chico Santana is broke and brokenhearted after his wife, Ramona, leaves him. On New Years Eve, he comes out of his self-imposed seclusion and runs into an old friend from St. Marys HomeMoreFinalist for the Shamus Award for Best First Private Eye Novel!Chico Santana is broke and brokenhearted after his wife, Ramona, leaves him. On New Years Eve, he comes out of his self-imposed seclusion and runs into an old friend from St. Marys Home for Boys, a member of The Dirty Dozen. Albert Garcia is now a waiter and a wannabe filmmaker, tangled up with rising film star Kirk Atlas and his wealthy, eccentric family. On learning Chicos a PI, Atlas hires him to track down his cousin Tiffany, a beautiful Chinese-Cuban-American girl who has packed up and left her family, sending letters saying she doesnt want to be found. It seems like easy dough, which Chico could use.But on the night he gets the job, Atlass Brazilian maid falls from the rooftop of her apartment in Queens. Albert and everyone else insists it was a suicide, but Chico has a bad feeling. His search for Tiffany is soon thwarted by other family members, and more disturbing and sinister details come to light. Although Chicos being paid good money to look the other way, hes driven to uncover the truth.Chinatown Angel was a finalist for the Shamus Award for Best First Novel. A. E. Romans debut is a fast, fun read offering an authentic, vibrant look at New York City and the wide variety of people who make up its streets, bodegas, and penthouses.