Body of Truth by David Lindsey

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Houston homicide detective Stuart Haydon receives a call from a frazzled private investigator and flies to Guatemala to help him find the daughter of a wealthy businessman, in a violent and strangely surreal Central American netherworld. 100,000 first printing. Major ad/promo. Tour.
 

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David Lindsey is a highly-acclaimed, best-selling author of suspense fiction. His chilling page-turners are read around the world. Whether writing about serial killers or undercover agents, gutsy, gory thrillers are his trademark. "A Cold Mind" (1983) introduced Houston police detective Stuart Haydon and a serial killer using the rabies virus as a murder weapon. Other popular books featuring Haydon include "Heat From Another Sun" (1984) and "Spiral" (1986). Female detective Carmen Palma is the protagonist of "Mercy" (1990). This book is a tale told with such horror that it has been compared to "Silence Of The Lambs". Some of Lindsey's works have been made into films, most notably "Requiem for a Glass Heart" (1996) starring Demi Moore. Lindsey was born November 6, 1944 in Kingsville, Texas and graduated from the University of North Texas with a B.A. in English literature. He has worked as a freelance editor and is the founder of Heidelberg Publishers.
 
Published January 1, 1992 by LITTLE, BROWN. 416 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Horror. Fiction

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As Haydon digs further and uncovers a baby- selling ring masterminded by the nation's president--a secret that has pushed Lena into guerrilla hands and made her a death-squad target--he becomes a government target himself, first via a botched car-bombing and then by way of an old ally who, terrif...

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The problem with Haydon's quest, as Grajeda points out, is that documented truth is just evidence collected and assembled ``into a body of `truth' that really is not the truth at all.'' And seeing the ``body of truth'' only through Haydon's eyes constricts the narrative's dramatic momentum.

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Entertainment Weekly

The serial killer in David Lindsey's Body of Truth, is the Guatemalan army.

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