The Killing of el Niño Jesús

A Max Cámara Short Story

Jason Webster

It is Christmas day, and Max Cámara has a hangover. He’s due in his hometown of Albacete for lunch with his grandfather Hilario, but instead he’s called out to a local nightclub where things have gone horribly wrong. There, it’s still very much the morning after the night before. Cámara must untangle a tragic truth from a cast of extraordinary nativity characters, fresh from a performance the likes of which he’s never come across before.

'A series that just gets better and better. Each Max Cámara novel is a treat to savour' Mark Billingham

'conveys a wonderful sense of Spain... [Webster] does for the country what Michael Dibdin did for Italy' Geoffrey Wansell, Daily Mail

'All great cities need a fictional cop, and now Valencia has one of the very best in Jason Webster's dope smoking Chief Inspector Max Cámara. Step into his world of the corrida, corruption, and clouds of saffron and you'll be hooked. But if he offers you a roll-up…' Quintin Jardine

  • Vintage Digital
  • Published 18th December 2013
  • 15 Pages