La Mordida – Coming in 2018

La Mordida – Coming in 2018 by Jim Sanderson

There’s Death on Both Sides of the Razor’s Edge

Dolph Martinez leads a U.S. Border Patrol task force battling crime and corruption in the empty desert borderlands of Texas and Mexico where la mordida, the payoff, is a way of life. He’s a walking embodiment of the violent, cross-cultural clash, his soul torn between the two cultures that make him a very special lawman in an unforgiving place. But now he’s become an unwitting pawn in a dark conspiracy that could end with his corpse among the sunbaked bones of the border dead…


    Books by Jim Sanderson

    La Mordida – Coming in 2018

    La Mordida – Coming in 2018

    The powerful sequel to EL CAMINO DEL RIO. U.S. Border Patrol Agent Dolph Martinez battles crime and corruption in empty desert borderlands of Texas and Mexico where "la mordida," the payoff, is a way of life.

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    El Camino Del Rio

    El Camino Del Rio

    U.S. Border Patrol agent Dolph Martinez investigates a murder in a dusty, Texas town that pits him against enemies on both sides of border...and demons within himself in a story James Crumley hail as "richly imagined and terrifically realized"

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    Reviews For La Mordida – Coming in 2018

    La Mordida – Coming in 2018 5.0

    This tale boasts an unusual protagonist, sharp plotting, and a large cast of full-bodied characters. An engaging mystery served with plenty of sociological seasoning.

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    La Mordida – Coming in 2018 5.0

    Sanderson covers that lost and lovely West Texas border country with grace and elegance. This book also contains a delightful cast of characters, finely drawn and fully developed, worked into an intricate plot that reflects the mores and conflicts of this multicultural country...a wonderful read.

    James Crumley, author of THE WRONG CASE and THE LAST GOOD KISS

    La Mordida – Coming in 2018 5.0

    A solid mystery starring an intriguing bicultural cop with a degree in history who recognizes the polarities that define both his personal life and his job.

    Bill Ott, Booklist Overview of "Border Noir" Books)

    La Mordida – Coming in 2018 5.0

    Sanderson’s love for the border and its inhabitants is unmistakable.

    San Antonio Express News

    La Mordida – Coming in 2018 5.0

    It's not a philosophical novel, but it raises philosophical questions. La Mordida is consistently readable and entertaining. Sanderson is a gifted prose stylist, and his descriptions of the Chihuahuan desert of West Texas are vivid and evocative.

    Dallas Morning News