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4.18  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
If anybody wondered why star journalist Mundo Carrasco would stop investigating Mazatlan's drug lords and politicos in order to run the shady new puppet mayor's press relations, then they had never been to bed with the scorching, amoral, monumental Mijares. Mazatlan's huge, blaring Carnival became the greatest time Mundo had lived since his days as a local baseball hero: ...more
Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 15th 2009 by Adoro Books/Bauu Institute
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Leigh Verrill-Rhys
May 20, 2011 Leigh Verrill-Rhys rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Fans of crime, political and contemporary fiction.
Recommended to Leigh by: I discovered the author and his work on a writers' forum.
Linton Robinson’s novel of corrupt politicians, Mazatlan Festival and baseball has all the credentials for a block-busting read: gritty, graphic and gripping. This is a fortuitous find among the hundreds of thousands of titles that are published and well-worth the effort. Fans of Elmore Leonard, Raymond Chandler and Tennessee Williams will discover resonances with Robinson’s main character, Raymundo Carrasco – retired, short-haul, major league star turned investigative journalist and local ...more
Gina Stanish
Apr 18, 2015 Gina Stanish rated it it was ok
*A short synopsis of the book was omitted from this review at the request of the author*

Linton Robinson, a Mazatlan Journalist of eight years, is the author of Sweet Spot; a standalone novel which was released by Adoro Books on October 20, 2011.

First of all, the genre of this book is really hard to figure out. It’s full of suspense, mystery, murder, romance, politics and sports. During more than a few chapters the reader may feel as though they’re a part of This Week with George Stephanopoulos s
John Brooke
May 18, 2014 John Brooke rated it it was amazing
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I learnt more about the milieu in which Mexicanos live, in this non-stop action packed thriller than I have in the 13 years living full time in a small fishing village on the East Cape in Baja California Sur.

Linton Robinson delivers a non-stop action packed stream of action, suspense, intrigue, lust, love, sex, violence, cruelty and humor. Styled in idiomatic poetry, prose, jargon,
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Jan 19, 2011 Linda Lavid rated it it was amazing
Colorful, funny, violent story about politics in Mexico. Well written and fast paced.
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