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City Without Stars

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
An epic second novel from the CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger short-listed and Shamus-nominated author of Fever City.

In Ciudad Real, Mexico, a deadly war between rival cartels is erupting, and hundreds of female sweatshop workers are being murdered. As his police superiors start shutting down his investigation, Fuentes suspects most of his colleagues are on the payroll of narco kingpin El Santo.

Meanwhile, despairing union activist Pilar decides to take social justice into her own hands. But if she wants to stop the killings, she's going to have to ignore all her instincts and accept the help of Fuentes. When the name of Mexico's saintly orphan rescuer, Padre Marcio, keeps resurfacing, Pilar and Fuentes begin to realise how deep the cover-up goes.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Beautifully plotted, with excellent characterisation and a highly developed social conscience, City Without Stars is an intelligent thriller that moves at a breath-taking pace." - Nicholas Searle

"One of those books that just won't let you go - not when you're reading it and not for a long time afterwards. An exhilarating and kaleidoscopic novel that will also break your heart. Assured, trenchant and gripping, Baker has assumed his place among those crime writers you must read." - Stav Sherez


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Used availability for Tim Baker's City Without Stars

Paperback Editions

January 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: City Without Stars
Author(s): Tim Baker
ISBN: 0-571-33834-8 / 978-0-571-33834-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: City Without Stars
Author(s): Tim Baker
ISBN: 0-571-33833-X / 978-0-571-33833-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

March 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: City Without Stars
Author(s): Tim Baker
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: City Without Stars
Author(s): Tim Baker
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU