Publish date: October 1st 2003
Publisher: Alyson Books
Pages no: 232
Edition language: English
Series: Henry Rios Mystery (#3)
Trigger warning: The case in this book centers around a pedophile and there is discussion/description of pedophilia. This is a very uncomfortable book to read. Even if you think the defendant is guilty of the crime he's being accused of, he's still a self-professed child molester. I'd have had no ...
The best part of this Henry Rios novel is the ethical, moral and justice dilemma Henry is facing. Rios has made peace with all three of these with pain and time. But the call for help from his estranged sister to defend his childhood best friend brother makes Henry face those issues again. Defending...
The third book in Henry Rios mystery brings Henry back to his home town and his estranged sister, when he is asked to defend a pedophile who has been accused of murder. I was surprised by the amount of animosity I had for the defendant. I despise pedophile as much as I despise rapist. While the back...
[These notes were made in 1992:]. The title is from a poem by e.e. cummings, but this is not just a modern novel, it's an up-to-the-minute one, reflecting today's biggest concerns - AIDS, child abuse, corruption in law enforcement, racism. Rios is a Hispanic Los Angeles lawyer whose lover, Josh, is...
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