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Midnight Taxi Tango by Daniel José Older

Midnight Taxi Tango: A Bone Street Rumba Novel - Daniel José Older

Noir urban fantasy, just how I like it:

 

Kick-arse women with baggage? Check.

Kick-arse men with baggage? Check

Love accross all genders? Check

Kick-arse plot? Check

Kick-arse writing? Check

Kick-arse book? Check.

 

Here's the blurb

 

Carlos Delacruz straddles the line between the living and the not-so alive. As an agent for the Council of the Dead, he eliminates New York’s ghostlier problems. This time it’s a string of gruesome paranormal accidents in Brooklyn’s Von King Park that has already taken the lives of several locals—and is bound to take more.

The incidents in the park have put Kia on edge. When she first met Carlos, he was the weird guy who came to Baba Eddie’s botánica, where she worked. But the closer they’ve gotten, the more she’s seeing the world from Carlos’s point of view. In fact, she’s starting to see ghosts. And the situation is far more sinister than that—because whatever is bringing out the dead, it’s only just getting started.

 

Terrific book. I must check out the first in the Bone Street Rumba series, Half-Resurrection Blues.

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