ACCLAIMED NOVELS & AUTHOR: Nava is one of the most important, prominent, most beloved writers in queer Latino literature writing today. In the gay mystery community, he is a household name. This book expands the reach into contemporary topics surrounding the gay community. AUTHOR IS ONE OF THE MOST RECOGNIZED NAMES IN QUEER FICTION: The author is a seven-time Lambda Literary Award winner, and his books have received raving NYT reviews. A TIMELY TOPIC: Given the social upheaval surrounding Black and Brown Lives Matter, and the political attention of LGBT+ rights, this the perfect time for this powerful novel to be published. Tight, lyrical language, and perfectly placed details give the story power and vividness that make it all come instantly alive for the reader.