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Silent City

(2016)
(The first book in the Pete Fernandez series)
A novel by

 
 
"The new George Pelecanos is here." — Son of Spade

Pete Fernandez is a mess. He's on the brink of being fired from his middle-management newspaper job. His fiancée has up and left him. Now, after the sudden death of his father, he's back in his hometown of Miami, slowly drinking himself into oblivion. But when a co-worker he barely knows asks Pete to locate a missing daughter, Pete finds himself dragged into a tale of murder, drugs, double-crosses and memories bursting from the black heart of the Miami underworld - and, shockingly, his father's past.

Making it up as he goes and stumbling as often as he succeeds, Pete's surreptitious quest becomes the wake-up call he's never wanted but has always needed - but one with deadly consequences. Welcome to Silent City, a story of redemption, broken friendships, lost loves and one man's efforts to make peace with a long-buried past to save the lives of the few friends he has left. SILENT CITY is a gritty, heartfelt debut novel that harkens back to classic P.I. tales, but infused with the Miami that only Alex Segura knows.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Miami glows hot in this debut - Alex Segura is a name to watch." - Jeff Abbott

"Silent City is a page-turner right from the get-go, fast and furious and with plenty of bite." - Adam Christopher

"Silent City is a noir page-turner I couldn't put down, a race through the Miami tourists don't see. I loved the book, and can't wait for the next one. Alex Segura is a writer to watch." - Sara Gran

"Silent City is a top-notch thriller. The action is non-stop, the tension is relentless, and in Pete Fernandez, Alex Segura has created the most compelling, original, and complex multi-layered hero I've encountered in years." - Andrew Grant

"In Silent City, Segura shines a light on a Miami not often seen, one in which neon and glitz are supplanted by the hardscrabble grit of folks just trying to get by. Silent City is a coiled snake, twist after twist bringing you ever closer to its final, stinging bite." - Chris Holm

"Murder, mayhem, Miami, silent city knows that every city has its own dark and twisted personality. And so do its inhabitants. Take a look chance and step inside." - Brad Meltzer

"A thrilling read that picks up speed with each page. This book was a fantastic debut in the mystery genre, and I m ecstatic that Pete Fernandez has his own series. Looking forward to more from Segura." - Steve Weddle


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Used availability for Alex Segura's Silent City

Paperback Editions

March 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Silent City: (Pete Fernandez Book 1)
Author(s): Alex Segura
ISBN: 1-940610-71-0 / 978-1-940610-71-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Polis Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


October 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Silent City
Author(s): Alex Segura
ISBN: 0-9839783-6-0 / 978-0-9839783-6-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Codorus Press
Availability: Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

July 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Silent City (A Pete Fernandez Mystery)
Author(s): Alex Segura
ISBN: 1-5226-4239-0 / 978-1-5226-4239-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Silent City: A Pete Fernandez Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Alex Segura
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


March 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Silent City: A Pete Fernandez Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Alex Segura
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Silent City: A Pete Fernandez Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Alex Segura
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Silent City: A Pete Fernandez Mystery, Book 1
Author(s): Alex Segura
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Silent City: (Pete Fernandez Book 1)
Author(s): Alex Segura
Publisher: Polis Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU