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The Hidden Light of Mexico City #2020

The Hidden Light of Mexico City With political suspense passion for the place and brutal truth pulled from today s headlines this debut political thriller illuminates the fight for Mexico s future A CHANCE MEETING FOR A MANMexico

  • Title: The Hidden Light of Mexico City
  • Author: Carmen Amato
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 485
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Hidden Light of Mexico City By Carmen Amato, With political suspense, passion for the place, and brutal truth pulled from today s headlines, this debut political thriller illuminates the fight for Mexico s future.A CHANCE MEETING FOR A MANMexico City attorney Eddo Cortez Castillo s unexpected relationship with housemaid Luz de Maria Alba Mora becomes a dangerous vulnerability when he investigates links between the MiWith political suspense, passion for the place, and brutal truth pulled from today s headlines, this debut political thriller illuminates the fight for Mexico s future.A CHANCE MEETING FOR A MANMexico City attorney Eddo Cortez Castillo s unexpected relationship with housemaid Luz de Maria Alba Mora becomes a dangerous vulnerability when he investigates links between the Minister for Public Security and Mexico s most elusive drug cartel leader But what Eddo doesn t know is that Luz is trapped at the bottom of Mexico s ladder of inequality, where broken dreams and family poverty have brought her to the breaking point FOLLOWING A BLOOD MONEY TRAIL OF CARTELS AND CORRUPTIONAs presidential elections near, Eddo s investigation will uncover a political double cross fueled by blood money and drug cartels With the help of a secret police network, he ll follow the trail as it twists and turns through a maze of smuggling and money laundering right up to the Mexican border with the United States There he ll find the beating heart of Mexico s drug culture, where violence buys loyalty, votes are for sale, the odds are against survival, and only a woman whose name means Light of Mary can guide him out AND A WOMAN WHO FACES THE FIGHT OF HER LIFELuz cannot help Eddo, however, until she finds the courage to confront the social structure she has lived with for so long in Mexico City and dispel the supposed inequality in their relationship She ll fight a parallel battle of suspense and survival as a soldier in the war being waged in the kitchens of the elite of Mexico City a silent class war with its own impact on the country Immigration to the United States may be her best chance for a real life as an artist, but it comes with a higher price than she may be able to pay.When the lives of Eddo and Luz converge, and the cartels discover his investigation, they will both have to find the courage to survive If they do, the real battle will have just begun Cartels and corruption need the dark Who will have the courage to shine a light

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    1. There is a dark heart beating beneath the surface of this teeming, populated city Power, class wars, corruption, lust, secretsis book is like a multi layered cake that you just keep slicing into and getting new flavors Mexico City a character in its own right, and the dichotomy between the rich and the poor here is well fleshed out On the one hand, you have the elite the politicians, the business owners, the government employees, and even the drug cartel and on the other you have the people who [...]

    2. Excellent A wonderful blend of information omitted in a new relationship, misunderstanding, lack of transparency, and eventual honest truth telling that leads to a critical resolution

    3. This book was given to me freely by the author It s the second of Amato s books that I ve read, the first being Awakening Macbeth I liked this mystery which was really a thriller filled with lust, corruption, and death, weaving an intricate plot that will keep on the edge of your seat wondering what will happen next I look forward to reading of Amato s books Check this out for a great suspenseful read.

    4. Luz de Maria is going nowhere.Three, short chapters into author Carmen Amato s gutty telenovela, her weary heroine leans against a bus window and stares out at Mexico City, a rundown, smog choked metropolis of 28 million struggling souls The bus passed block after block of sooty concrete cut into houses and shops and shanties and parking garages and mercados and schools and shanties where people lived surrounded by hulks of old cars and plastic things no one bothered to throw away Sometimes the [...]

    5. This is a wonderful fiction, a sort of Cinderella story in disguise Through her words Ms Amato rich narrative draws a picture of the Mexico s society and how its Caste System has had an impact on every aspect of life The story illustrates how this inequality has given strength to the drug cartels, fosters a culture of corruption and made people take risk to escape to the United States The main players are Luz de Maria Alba Mora, a poor house maid sometime artist, and Eduardo Eddo Cortez Castillo [...]

    6. This is a mixed genre novel that reads as both a real life thriller and a fairy tale romance Carmen Amato pulls it off exceptionally well by making us care deeply for the two main characters The settings are vivid and realistic, and the plot is exciting In terms of pure entertainment, the book is a good read.What I liked best about the book, however, was the examination of Mexican politics and everyday life the corruption, the racism, the classism, the violent drug cartels, and the overriding ge [...]

    7. This book was authored by a woman in my book club A great start for a new author Her details of Mexico were wonderful she has a way of making you feel like you re right there I thought a couple of the events could have been better researched and thus realistic ie the US visa interview, working with US officials to find the cheif narco, etc I also thought the two main characters were a little too perfect to be believable However the love story was sweet, the writing quite good, and it was suspen [...]

    8. Reminded me a bit of the J Lo movie Maid in Manhattan but in this case both the maid and the rich impossible love interest are Mexican Many of us northerners are unaware of the entrenched class differences that exist in Mexico especially in a huge place like Mexico City where many, if not most, extremely wealthy Mexican live Their servants are also Mexican but might as well be Martians for the differences in their social status We are used to seeing these kind of divides between employers and s [...]

    9. The author had me from the first page, like a fish nibbling an enticing bait and becoming caught on the hook that would not let go Fast paced action kept me reading late into the night, and re reading a couple of days later revealed nuances I missed the first time Good plot, good character development a very enjoyable read Some may think it s a little like Cinderella, but the author is far talented than that Now I m checking out her other books Note this is from my review on I HATE it when does [...]

    10. Within minutes of reading the opening pages of this story, the reader is completely taken away and wrapped completely in the heart of Mexico City and its culture.Read full review in the 2013 July August double issue of InD tale Magazine.

    11. Cliff hangerI loved this book and the author Could not put this one down, some places broke my heart while others explained why people risk so much to come into this country Really sheds light on the tragedy drugs cause.

    12. Capivating story with characters you can relate to, in Carmen Amato s sparkling style I thoughly enjoyed it.

    13. This is a great beach read for vacationing in Mexico, I gained knowledge about Mexican culture and enjoyed the book At times, I found it predictable which is why I didn t rate it higher.

    14. This books was written by a member of my book club I am giving it 3 1 2 stars Overall, I thought it was a good book, even though it was a bit predictable.

    15. For a complete review and star rating, visit InD tale Magazine online July Aug 2013 issue indtale reviews hidden lig

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