New From Inspector Silva: “The Ways of Evil Men”

The author of Inspector Silva novels and our favorite Brazilian author Leighton Gage is no longer with us. He died on July 26, 2013, of pancreatic cancer. His books live on however, and Leighton left behind one final outing for his greatest literary invention, Brazil’s Federal Police Chief Inspector Mario Silva. The Ways of Evil…

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Mystery In Brazil: “Perfect Hatred” By Leighton Gage

Leighton Gage is one of our favorite author from Latin America: He writes the Chief Inspector Mario Silva series, crime novels set in Brazil. His work has been praised by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Boston Globe. Perfect Hatred, the sixth installment in the series came out just recently and…

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Review: Every Bitter Thing By Leighton Gage

We recently reviewed “The Vine In The Blood“, the newest novel from Leighton Gage’s Inspector Silva series and Every Bitter Thing is another notable book from Gage originally published in late 2010. Every Bitter Thing story begins when the playboy son of the Foreign Minister of Venezuela is found dead in his apartment in Brasilia. Due…

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Review: A Vine In The Blood By Leighton Gage

Right out of the oven, “A Vine in the Blood” by Leighton Gage is the newest in the Chief Inspector Mario Silva stories. This time, Gage blends his story with Soccer (or football outside United States): It is the eve of the FIFA World Cup, the globe’s premier sporting event and the host country is…

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