Leighton Gage

Leighton Gage

in Rahway, NJ, The United States
May 14, 1942




Died July 27th, 2013

Leighton Gage writes the Chief Inspector Mario Silva series, crime novels set in Brazil. He and his Brazilian-born wife divide their time between their home in Brazil and those of their children and grandchildren in Europe and the U.S.
Praise for the Chief Inspector:

Hard-hitting, atmospheric…. Despite their social conscience and ambitious reach, there's nothing stiff or programmatic about Mr. Gage's lively, action-filled chronicles. They have finely sketched characters, vivid geographical detail and their own brutal sort of humor. The vast size of Brazil, with its great economic and topographic differences, affords a diversity of locales. Each book is a bit of adventure-travel, with Silva and crew often feeling like touri

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Annamaria on Monday

John Buchan keeps showing up in my life.  I would say he was stalking me, but he has been dead since before I was born.
Here are the facts of our relationship, if you can call it that.
I knew one of John’s stories long before I knew his name.  That story is The Thirty-Nine Steps, made famous because Alfred Hitchcock turned it into a movie.  What I remembered was the name of Bu... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.81 · 1,802 ratings · 402 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Blood of the Wicked (Chief ...

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Buried Strangers (Chief Ins...

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A Vine in the Blood (Chief ...

3.86 avg rating — 216 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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Dying Gasp (Chief Inspector...

3.93 avg rating — 194 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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Every Bitter Thing (Chief I...

4.01 avg rating — 192 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Perfect Hatred (Chief Inspe...

3.87 avg rating — 169 ratings — published 2012 — 9 editions
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The Ways of Evil Men (Chief...

3.81 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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The Essential Silva - volume 1

3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011
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Making Story: Twenty-One Wr...

3.79 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Blood of the Wicked Buried Strangers Dying Gasp Every Bitter Thing A Vine in the Blood Perfect Hatred The Ways of Evil Men
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