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Minos: A Romilia Chacon Novel (Romilia Chacon Mysteries) Mass Market Paperback – March 1, 2005

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Editorial Reviews


“A fast-paced and intelligent read.”
–Memphis Commercial Appeal

“Scintillating, densely plotted.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A brooding and intelligent mystery…A pleasure from start to finish.”
–T. Jefferson Parker, Edgar Award winner

“Romilia Chacón is a fresh, unique, exotic, and spicy entrée to the potluck that is modern crime fiction.”
–C. J. Box, award-winning author

About the Author

Marcos M. Villatoro is the author of several books of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. The Los Angeles Times Book Review named his nationally acclaimed Home Killings as one of the Best Books of 2001. It won the Silver Medal from Foreword Magazine and First Prize in the Latino Literary Hall of Fame. His other books include the Pushcart Prize nominee The Holy Spirit of My Uncle's Cojones (also an Independent Publishers Book Award finalist), They Say That I Am Two: Poems, the novel A Fire in the Earth, and the memoir Walking to La Milpa: Living in Guatemala with Armies, Demons, Abrazos, and Death.

After years of living in Central America, Marcos attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop. In 1998, he and his family moved to Los Angeles, where Marcos holds the Fletcher Jones Endowed Chair in Writing at Mount St. Mary's College. A regular commentator for National Public Radio's "Day to Day," Marcos also hosts a book show called "Shelf Life" for Pacifica Radio.

He lives with his wife and four children in Los Angeles, and is now hard at work on the third Romilia Chacón novel, A Venom Beneath the Skin. Visit Marcos on the web at

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Dell (March 1, 2005)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Mass Market Paperback ‏ : ‎ 416 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0440242215
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0440242215
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 6.4 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 4.1 x 1.4 x 6.8 inches
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