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"As sobering and as urgent as tomorrow's headlines, this searing novel traces the struggle of the residents of fictional New Austin, Ohio, to cope with out-of-control illegal Latino immigrants. McDonald deftly balances his 'now' against the 'then' backstory as he dissects one of America's most tormenting social problems."
--Publisher's Weekly, starred review
The basic core of this story could've appeared on the front page of so many newspapers throughout the country. Read morePublished on January 16, 2013 by Michael Griswold
An unflinching tale of how three different US cops react to the wave of illegal immigration and try to maintain control amidst the turmoil. Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by Layers of Thought
Tapping into the emotions and issues presented by the current debate over immigration, "El Gavilan" - the "Hawk" - is a novel that will appeal to readers who do not seek a... Read morePublished on November 13, 2012 by delicateflower152
I read "El Gavilan" while the power was out after the hurricane with a shake flashlight and it kept my mind busy. Read morePublished on November 9, 2012 by Margaret Picky
Tell Lyon accepts the job of sheriff in New Austin, Ohio. He is ready to make a new start after losing his wife and child in a fire. Read morePublished on October 20, 2012 by gpat65
While this book deals with some very serious and relevant issues -- illegal immigration, corruption in law enforcement, complex relationships, murder -- the characters simply don't... Read morePublished on October 9, 2012 by Jeremy Storly
This novel has it all. Heated passions, racial intolerance, murder, rape, hidden romance, honest cops and corrupt cops. Innocent women and tired and weary punta's. Read morePublished on October 5, 2012 by Ruth B. Ingram
Able Hawk is an old time lawman and sheriff of an Ohio county. Appalled by the erosion of his community by waves of undocumented aliens uninterested in matriculating, he positions... Read morePublished on September 28, 2012 by Antigone Walsh
The premise of illegal immigrants and cross-border mysteries is promising but I could not get into the story itself. Better luck next time.Published on September 26, 2012 by reviewer