A riveting crime thriller set in the midst of a sultry Barcelona summer, introducing Inspector H+¬ctor Salgado
Argentine native Inspector H+¬ctor Salgado is one of Barcelona's leading criminal detectives. After a stint on probation--he assaulted a suspect from a human-trafficking case--Salgado is back in the office and eager for something major.
To his dismay, he's assigned to a routine accidental death instead: a college student fell from a balcony in one of Barcelona's ritzier neighborhoods. But as Salgado pieces together details from the victim's the life, he realizes that his death was not all that simple: his teenage friends are clearly hiding something and drugs might be involved. Salgado follows a trail that will lead him deep into the underbelly of Barcelona's high society, where he'll confront dangerous criminals, long-buried secrets, and, strangely, his own past. But Salgado thrives on pressure, and he lives for this kind of case--dark, violent, and seemingly unsolvable.
The Summer of Dead Toys