Tim Baker

#amreading City Without Stars, Tim Baker

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Set in Mexico, among the worst of the worst behaviour of the cartels, and to be frank, men, a union activist makes a stand. Tim Baker has created wonderful characters in Pilar and Fuentes.

From the Blurb:

The only thing more dangerous than the cartels is the truth...

In Ciudad Real, Mexico, a deadly war between rival cartels is erupting, and hundreds of female sweat-shop workers are being murdered. As his police superiors start shutting down his investigation, Fuentes suspects most of his colleagues are on the payroll of narco kingpin, El Santo.

City Without Stars

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

The only thing more dangerous than the cartels is the truth...

In Ciudad Real, Mexico, a deadly war between rival cartels is erupting, and hundreds of female sweat-shop workers are being murdered. As his police superiors start shutting down his investigation, Fuentes suspects most of his colleagues are on the payroll of narco kingpin, El Santo.

ISBN: 
9780571338337
Publisher: 
Faber Faber
Year of Publication: 
2017

Fever City

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
France
Category: 
Thriller

If you took James Ellroy at his most imaginative and Oliver Stone at his most conspiratorial, and mixed them up in a supersized martini shaker, you would produce the vivid writing, explosive events, and irresistible entertainment of Fever City.

Publisher: 
Europa Editions
Year of Publication: 
2016

Tim Baker

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Baker, Tim

Born into a showbiz family in Sydney, Tim Baker lived in Rome and Madrid before moving to Paris, where he wrote about jazz. He later ran consular operations in France and North Africa for the Australian embassy, liaising with international authorities on cases involving murder, kidnap, terrorism and disappearances. He has worked on film projects in India, Mexico, Brazil, Australia and China and currently lives in the South of France with his wife, their son, and two rescue animals, a dog and a cat.

Review - Fever City by Tim Baker

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Book Title: 
Fever City
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Author's Home Country: 
France
Australia
ISBN: 
9780571323845
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Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
Los Angeles
Dallas
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2016