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  • Published: 18 December 2013
  • ISBN: 9781473511279
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 15
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The Killing of el Niño Jesús

A Max Cámara Short Story


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An exclusive Christmas short story: Chief Inspector Max Cámara walks into a strange and troubling nativity

It is Christmas day, and Max Cámara has a hangover. He’s due in his hometown of Albacete for lunch with his grandfather Hilario, but instead he’s called out to a local nightclub where things have gone horribly wrong. There, it’s still very much the morning after the night before. Cámara must untangle a tragic truth from a cast of extraordinary nativity characters, fresh from a performance the likes of which he’s never come across before.

'A series that just gets better and better. Each Max Cámara novel is a treat to savour' Mark Billingham

'conveys a wonderful sense of Spain... [Webster] does for the country what Michael Dibdin did for Italy' Geoffrey Wansell, Daily Mail

'All great cities need a fictional cop, and now Valencia has one of the very best in Jason Webster's dope smoking Chief Inspector Max Cámara. Step into his world of the corrida, corruption, and clouds of saffron and you'll be hooked. But if he offers you a roll-up…' Quintin Jardine

  • Pub date: 18 December 2013
  • ISBN: 9781473511279
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 15

About the Author

Jason Webster

Brought up in England, Jason Webster has lived for many years in Spain. His acclaimed non-fiction books about Spain include Duende: A Journey in Search of Flamenco; Andalus: Unlocking the Secrets of Moorish Spain; Guerra: Living in the Shadows of the Spanish Civil War; Sacred Sierra: A Year on a Spanish Mountain and The Spy with 29 Names.

His Max Cámara series of crime novels started with Or the Bull Kills You, which was was longlisted for the CWA Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards New Blood Dagger 2011. This was followed by A Death in Valencia, The Anarchist Detective, Blood Med and A Body in Barcelona.

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