Blood Wedding: A Sub-Inspector Max Romero Mystery Set in by P. J. Brooke, Philip O'Brien

By P. J. Brooke, Philip O'Brien

Inspector Max Romero investigates the dying of a Muslim woman in Granada, Spain. The major suspect can have terrorist hyperlinks, yet insensitive dealing with of the case results in his suicide. therefore, Max is co-opted right into a risky antiterrorist operation.

P.J. Brooke is the amalgam of a husband and spouse writing workforce, Philip O’Brien and Jane Brooke. They stay a part of the yr in Scotland and a part of the yr within the previous Moorish district of Granada. 'Blood Wedding' is the 1st novel in a deliberate sequence set in Granada and Latin the US that includes Inspector Max Romero.

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In Brian’s presence she became pert, impudent, flirtatious. She emanated a wholesome sexiness, as if her plaid Gap skirt covered a leopard-skin garter belt. ’’ But she also saddened easily, and hungered for clarity, security, and purpose. He decided to play the rescuer, imagining that at his side she would grow strong—and grateful to him. Her white knight. They married within six months, and they doted and clung to each other with a passion that was both pure and excruciatingly cute. Then Luke came along, a child like a jewel, the proof and seal of their fusion.

Stay sharp. ’’ And out there was where his sermon promptly headed. The court system was a lie, he said, falsely legalizing queer sex and gun control. —when he knew God turned it loose at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. His voice began rising. The Catholic Church was a lie, nothing but witchcraft. Latin was a lie. Yup, Latin, a pagan tongue, supposed to be a dead language—but it wasn’t dead; it’s been kept alive as . . what? As the language of law, and science, and the Mass, and sorcery.

Nobody . ’’ Wyoming paused. ‘‘Except the Remnant. ’’ He raised the Bible above his head. ‘‘It’s all in here. ’’ ‘‘Tribulation is what’s coming. ’’ The congregation held still, waiting to hear how horrible. They looked like roller-coaster passengers preparing for the first heart-stopping drop down the rails. Wyoming flipped to a new scripture passage. ‘‘ ‘Behold, a pale horse, and its rider’s name was Death . . ’ ’’ Here we went. He had taken his time getting to the last book of the Bible, but he had to save the biggie for the end: Revelation, the zealot’s favorite thrill ride.

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