Cactus Blood by Lucha Corpi
A Mystery Novel

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Historic settings, California panoramas and Hispanic culture texture this suspenseful search for a ritualistic assassin in the second novel featuring Chicana detective Gloria Damasco.

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Lucha Corpi teaches adult education for the Oakland City Schools.
Published April 1, 1995 by Arte Publico Press. 249 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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But Leon's friend, San Jose investigator Justin Escobar, and Justin's second-sighted rookie op Gloria Damasco (Eulogy for a Brown Angel, 1992) can't believe that Carlota, who seems to be the only common denominator in the crimes, would have killed the people who gave her back her life, and togeth...

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This second mystery from Corpi features Chicana detective Gloria Damasco, introduced in Eulogy for a Brown Angel, in a mildly suspenseful plot.

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