Author: Carmen Amato
Title: PACIFIC REAPER: Detective Emilia Cruz Book 5
Date of publication: March 27, 2017
Publisher: Laurel & Croton
Formats: ebook, paperback
In the remote Coyuca Lagoon reserve, Emilia and her partner Franco Silvio find an elaborate altar to Santa Muerte next to the body of a known gang member. Prayers to the so-called Skeleton Saint deliver a dire warning to the death saint’s enemies.
When a rival gang retaliates with mutilations and public messages, warfare sweeps across Acapulco.
Emilia’s investigation is soon a maze of unholy clues. At the same time, everyone close to her has a brush with death. Bad luck? Or is the Skeleton Saint’s curse coming true?