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Sendero (Sendero #1) Alternate Cover Edition For B006466CCEListed As One Of The Top 100 Indie Novels Of 2012 By Kirkus ReviewssThe Truth Doesn T Always Set You FreeIn 1987, The Dirty War That Will Last Twelve Years And Kill Thirty Thousand Peruvians Finally Reaches Up Through The Andean Cloud Forest For Nina And Her Family Nina S Father Is Shot By Soldiers, Her Mother Raped, And Her Brother Lost To The Shadowy Ranks Of Shining Path Guerrillas And When Agust N Malqui, The Village Pastor, Files A Legal Complaint Against The Military, It S No Surprise When He Disappears In The Middle Of The Night Just Another Casualty Of The Military Regime Twenty Odd Years Later, Nina, Now An Officer In Cuzco S Tourist Police, Comes Across A Familiar Name On The Police Printer That She Scans Daily For Any Trace Of Her Long Lost Brother Agust N Malqui Is Alive After Spending Years In A Political Prison, The Broken Pastor Has Been Wandering The Country, Saving Souls And Drowning His Demons In Pisco Nina Tracks Him Down, Only To Lose Him Yet Again In A Police Sweep Of Political Malcontents But Before Malqui Disappears, He Tells Her A Drunken Tale She Can Scarcely Believe That Her Brother Miguel Is Still Alive Despite Warnings And Threats From Her Chief And The Pleadings Of Her Lover, An Officer In Peru S Anti Terrorist Branch, Nina Presses On To Find Malqui Her Search Takes Her Through Peru S Underworld, From Remote Villages High In The Andes To The Steaming Jungle Haunts Of The Narcotraficantes, And Ultimately To A Secret Political Prison In The Altiplano, Where She Learns The Truth About Malqui And Her Own Vanished Brother.

Born in the wilds of San Francisco, with its rich literary history and public transport system teeming with potential characters suitable for crime novels, it was inevitable that Max Tomlinson would become a writer.He is also kindred spirits with a dog named Floyd, a shelter mix who stops and stares at headlights as they pass by at night There s a story there, too If only Floyd could talk Then Born in the wilds of San Francisco, with its rich literary history and public transport system teeming with potential characters suitable for crime novels, it was inevitable that Max Tomlinson would become a writer.He is also kindred spirits with a dog named Floyd, a shelter mix who stops and stares at headlights as they pass by at night There s a story there, too If only Floyd could talk Then again, maybe not Max has published six novels SENDERO listed as one of the top 100 Indie novels of 2012 by Kirkus , WHO SINGS TO THE DEAD, LETHAL DISPATCH, LOOKING FOR THE DEAD BOYS, THE CAIN FILE an international spy thriller selected by Kindle Scout and THE DARKNET FILE

10 thoughts on “Sendero (Sendero #1)

  1. says:

    Rating 3.5 of fiveThe Publisher Says In 1987, the dirty war that will last twelve years and kill thirty thousand Peruvians finally reaches up through the Andean cloud forest for Nina and her family Nina s father is shot by soldiers, her mother raped, and her brother lost to the shadowy ranks of Shining Path guerrillas And when Agust n Malqui, the village pastor, files a legal complaint against the military, it s no surprise when he disappears in the middle of the night just another casualty Rating 3.5 of fiveThe Publisher Says In 1987, the dirty war that will last twelve years and kill thirty thousand Peruvians finally reaches up through the Andean cloud forest for Nina and her family Nina s father is shot by soldiers, her mother raped, and...

  2. says:

    This book has an aura of authenticity that is impressive The details of Peruvian culture and geography allow readers to seamlessly immerse themselves in the story I ve never been to Peru, but I could visualize the places in this book due to the attention Tomlinson gives to description The plot is brisk and the characters well drawn I found some of the violence jarring But, that, I think, is the main theme of the book acts of violence change people in ways they do not anticipate, i.e viole This book has an aura of authenticity that is impressive The details of Peruvian culture and geography allow readers to seamlessly immerse themselves in...

  3. says:

    In the 1980s, the Sendoro Luminoso Shining Path and the Peruvian government were engaged in a battle for power which brutalized large portions of the Peruvian population In the midst of the rebellion, choices were limited neither side cared what happened to the ordinary people when the battle raged In the mountainous areas of Peru, largely populated by the indigenous Indian tribes, the Maoist El Sendoro often seemed like a viable alternative to a fascist government.Author Max Tomlinson s In the 1980s, the Sendoro Luminoso Shining Path and the Peruvian government were engaged in a b...

  4. says:

    This book tells the story of Nina and Miguel who lived with their parents in Peru during the dirty war One day their father is killed by the military The local pastor, Malqui, files a complaint against the military because of this and shortly after is taken away in the night by police and not seen again Miguel decides to join the Shining Path and disappears from Nina s life Years later Nina discovers Malqui is ali...

  5. says:

    Max R Tomlinson s novel, Sendero, set in Peru in the 1980s, might have been a political diatribe Instead it succeeds as a great summer thriller and as an introduction to a culture that I wanted to knowabout Tomlinson gives us the human side of the dirty war between the revolutionary Shining Path and a brutal, fascist government Nina and Miguel are smart and family oriented Quechua indian youngsters, whose world is torn apart when their father is shot by a government soldier, himself Max R Tomlinson s novel, Sendero, set in Peru in the 1980s, might have been a political diatribe Instead it succeeds as a great summer thriller and as an introduction to a culture that I wanted to knowabout Tomlinson gives us the human side of the dirty war between the revolutionary Shining Path and a brutal, fascist government Nina and Miguel are smart and family oriented Quechua indian youngsters, whose world is torn apart when their father is shot by a government soldier, himself just a kid This sets the story in motion As we run through the city of Cuzco with an adult Nina and then the jungles of ancient Peru with Miguel and his crew, we watch them pursue a singular quest to find one another and to free their former village pastor Pastor Malqui, a multi faceted character often providing comic relief, has served a harsh prison sentence simply for inquiring about their father s death Once again, twenty years later, he ...

  6. says:

    Sendero succeeds on so many levels As a Mystery Thriller, Sendero maintains both pace and dramatic tension as the reader and the characters advance through the story As human drama, Max Tomlinson presents vivid characters who are not simply flawed as a convenient dramatic device, but appear to the reader as genuine souls struggling to satisfy their senses of honor and justice and, in some cases, service to their God all while treading a dangerous path, a sendero, which could cost them their li Sendero succeeds on so many levels As a Mystery Thriller, Sendero maintains both pace and dramatic tension as the reader and the characters advance through the story As human drama, Max Tomlinson presents vivid characters who are not simply flawed as a convenient dramatic device, but appear to the reader as genuine souls struggling to satisfy their senses of honor and justice and, in some cases, service to their God all while treading a dangerous path, a sendero, which could cost them their lives at any point in the journey Sendero also serves very, very well as a parable of the people of a modern nation moving from their heart wre...

  7. says:

    Sendero is not for the faint of heart, although it contains tenderness along with violence Its subject matter is the brutal activities of the Peruvian government and the Shining Path guerilla movement, which plays out against the stunning Peruvian landscape painted in detail that makes the book run like a movie as you re reading I quickly found myself rooting for the main character, Nina, who leaves the comfortable life she has created and sets out to locate and free the pastor who stood up fo Sendero is not for the faint of heart, although it contains tenderness along with violence Its subject matter is the brutal activities of the Peruvian government and the Shining Path gueri...

  8. says:

    The people of our childhood are oftenimportant to us than the ones we know as adults The nostalgia holds us like glue to what is important After Nina s father is killed by government troops, she grows into a woman who lives in two different worlds, the one of the government who talks a good game of reform and the real world of poverty, drug dealing and shining path revolutionaries who still believe in a new Peru It is an old priest who defended her father that wakes up Nina s compassion The people of our childhood are oftenimportant to us than the ones we know as adults The nostalgia holds us like glue to what is important After Nina s father is killed by government troops, she grows into a woman who lives in two different worlds, ...

  9. says:

    Revolution and mystery in Peru I couldn t resist that I know nothing at all about Peruvian politics and government and this was a great way to start getting a little info This is one of those books I prefer reading electronically so I can click right to wiki and get some background and definitions I learned about The Shining Path, the Communist party in Peru whose goal is world wide revolution, as well as the ruling government, and the corruption and ambiguity in everyone Another look Revolution and mystery in Peru I couldn t resist that I know nothing at all about Peruvian politics and government and this was a great way to start getting a little info This is one of those books I prefer reading electronically so I can click right to wiki and get some background and definitions I learned about The Shining Path, the Communist party in Peru whose goal is world wide revolution, as well as the ruling g...

  10. says:

    I received this book through Goodreads giveaways.It took me a while to get into this book but once I did I was hooked When the ending came around I wantedI can t wait to readfrom Max Tomlinson.The details of Peruvian culture, people, language and geography allow readers to immerse themselves in the story You really get a feeling of being in Peru You can almost feel the heat and hear the noises in the jungle.The description of the characters make it easy to picture them The way t I received this book through Goodreads giveaways.It took me a while to get into this book but once I did I was hooked When the ending came around I wan...

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