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The Secret in their Eyes

The Secret in their Eyes

Author(s): Eduardo Sacheri

Location(s): Buenos Aires

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Second half 20th Century

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The novel that became the Oscar-winning film. Benjamín Chaparro is a retired detective still obsessed by the brutal, decades-old rape and murder of a young married woman in her own bedroom. While attempting to write a book about the...

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A Quiet Flame

A Quiet Flame

Author(s): Philip Kerr

Location(s): Berlin, Buenos Aires

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): 1930s, 1950s

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The action switches largely between Berlin in 1932 – and Bernie’s last abandoned case as a police officer when the mutilated body of a spastic teenage girl is discovered – and Buenos Aires in 1950 where he is invited...

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A Storm hits Valparaiso

A Storm hits Valparaiso

Author(s): David Gaughran

Location(s): Buenos Aires, Lima, Mendoza

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Early 19th Century

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In 1810, José de San Martín deserts the Spanish Army and returns home to Buenos Aires to lead a bloody revolt against his former masters. Struggling with an increasing dependence on opiates, San Martín forms a secret army of...

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Burke in the Land of Silver

Burke in the Land of Silver

Author(s): Tom Williams

Location(s): Argentina

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 19th Century

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In 1806 the British invaded in Buenos Aires. What were they doing there? Who was the British spy involved in the plot? And what happened afterwards? ‘Burke in the Land of Silver’ is based on the adventures of real-life...

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Far South

Far South

Author(s): David Enrique Spellman

Location(s): Argentina, Italy

Genre(s): Mystery

Era(s): Modern

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Gerardo Fischer is missing. Can you help?Theater director Gerardo Fischer has vanished from the Argentinian artists’ colony where he was rehearsing a pioneering new work. No note. No warning. No trace.His colleagues are frightened for him, so they call...

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Living La Vida Loca

Living La Vida Loca

Author(s): Belinda Jones

Location(s): Buenos Aires, Havana, Seville

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Modern

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Carmen has been feeling the need to break free for Too Darn Long. So when her equally frustrated friend Beth suggests the ultimate escape – dancing their way through a series of scorchingly-hot countries – she can’t resist! There’s...

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Meet Me Under the Ombu Tree

Meet Me Under the Ombu Tree

Author(s): Santa Montefiore

Location(s): Argentina

Genre(s): Fiction, Romance

Era(s): Modern

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Sofia Solanas grew up on a magnificent ranch in the middle of the Argentine pampa, amid the grand traditions of the Argentine nobility and the mysticism of the native gauchos. Spoilt, wilful, resourceful and proud, she is loved by...

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Open Door

Open Door

Author(s): Iosi Havilio

Location(s): Argentina

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern

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When her partner disappears, a young veterinary assistant drifts from the city towards Open Door, a small town in the Argentinean Pampas named after its psychiatric hospital. Embarking on a new life in the country, she finds herself living...

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Perfect Hatred

Perfect Hatred

Author(s): Leighton Gage

Location(s): Argentina, Curitiba, Sao Paulo

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern

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Chief Inspector Mario Silva and his team have a heavy work load with several high-profile cases. First, a suicide bombing that was apparently the work of a militant Islamist group. Then, a gubernatorial candidate is assassinated in broad daylight...

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Smokescreen

Smokescreen

Author(s): Khaled Talib

Location(s): Argentina, Australia, Indonesia, Israel, Singapore

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Present

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The Plot to Assassinate the Israeli Prime Minister At an ancient café in Cairo, two veteran spies plot a covert mission to resolve — once and for all — the Israeli – Palestinian conflict. The pledge: Israel will make...

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