Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2008.
234 p. ; 23 cm.
In the weeks before the 1979 Mexican elections, San Diego P.I. Alvaro Hickey follows newspaper accounts of the stories Baja California campesinos are spreading about visits from the Holy Virgin. She's admonishing them to vote the corrupt and tyrannical PRI out of power. Though Alvaro doubts her divinity, he harbors deep personal and political antipathy to the PRI, even before Lourdes Shuler comes asking him to unite her with her sister Lupe, whom she claims is the campesinos' Virgin.