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Chicano Fiction | Fiction

Jan.04.2012
Set in Chandler, Arizona, during the city's infamous 1997 migrant sweeps, this riveting tale brings to life the social issues that arise from border policy and economic inequity. A story of politics, intrigue, love, and trust in a community that is suspicious of others, an attitude she experienced...
Jan.04.2012
Set in Chandler, Arizona, during the city's infamous 1997 migrant sweeps, this riveting tale brings to life the social issues that arise from border policy and economic inequity. Palacio skillfully weaves a story of politics, intrigue, love, and trust in a community that is suspicious of others, an...
Black Widow's Wardrobe
Mar.03.2008
Was it a spectre from the past, some Aztec revenant that had inspired the “Black Widow” to kill her husband? Or did these chilling murders have more to do with the rights of property and inheritance, and mere greed? Who better than Gloria Damasco, that indomitable detective with a flair for...
Cactus Blood
Mar.03.2008
Historic settings, California panoramas, and Hispanic culture texture this suspenseful search for a ritualistic assassin in the second novel featuring Chicana detective Gloria Damasco. "A shattering conclusion, complete with the requisite gunplay, leaves the reader eager for the next episode...
Eulogy for a Brown Angel
Mar.03.2008
Eulogy for a Brown Angel began a new chapter in the mystery genre with the creation of the first Chicana detective in American literature. Now available for the first time in paperback, readers can discover, or rediscover, Lucha Corpi’s dynamic detective, Gloria Damasco, in the classic novel that...
Crimson Moon
Mar.03.2008
A woman’s harrowing fall down the side of a weedy cliff has left her struggling for every breath. A discarded manuscript is found buried under rotting food in a garbage dump. Falsified identities and faces half-hidden in the shadows of the Chicano Civil Rights Movement threaten to be unmasked....