Murder Under the Bridge by Kate Raphael
A Palestine Mystery

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Synopsis

When Rania―the only female Palestinian police detective in the northern West Bank, as well as a young mother in a rural community where many believe women should not have such a dangerous career―discovers the body of a foreign woman on the edge of her village, no one seems to want her look too deeply into what’s happened. But she finds an ally in Chloe―a gay, Jewish-American peace worker with a camera and a big attitude―and together, with the help of an annoying Israeli policeman, they work to solve the murder. As they do, secrets about war crimes and Israel’s thriving sex trafficking trade begin to surface―and Rania finds everything she holds dear in jeopardy. Fast-paced and intricately plotted, Murder Under The Bridge offers mystery lovers an intimate view of one of the most fraught political conflicts on the planet.
 

About Kate Raphael

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Kate Raphael is a San Francisco Bay Area writer, activist, journalist, and clerical worker. She spent eighteen months as a peace worker in Palestine and spent six weeks in Israeli immigration prison because of her activism. She has won a residency at Hedgebrook writer's colony and was once elected grand marshal of the San Francisco LGBT Freedom Day Parade. She produces a weekly feminist radio show that is heard throughout Northern and Central California.
 
Published November 3, 2015 by She Writes Press. 377 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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