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César Pérez Gellida
Desperate Times

(A grandes males (Refranes, canciones y rastros de sangre 3))

Commercial Fiction / Thriller

  • Published: 09/03/2017
  • ISBN: 9788491291114
  • 688 pages

Best-selling trilogy’s last volume faces the mysterious Congregation of Pure Men, in a battle without mercy. The story blends real facts and fiction, with no clear line between the two  Erika and Ólafur are on the trail of Michelson, a shady character from the first trilogy who they have discovered has some ties to the Assembly, the organization that governs the Congregation of Pure Men. They realize that Michelson is searching for an expert on Dante who seems to be the only person capable of deciphering the map in The Divine Comedy that leads to The Minos File, irrefutable proof of the criminal organization’s existence. The action and tension are sustained throughout the entire novel. Flashbacks and plot twists converge to fit together all the pieces into a definitive surprise ending that will leave a lingering impression long after the last page is turned.

About the author

SPAIN- César Pérez Gellida (Valladolid, 1974) studied History and Geography. With his first novel, Memento mori, he began his very promising literary career. The novel was acclaimed by the critics and he was awarded the award Premio Racimo de oro de literatura. After Memento Mori, he has published the two other installments of the trilogy Dies Irae, and Consummatum est. Add to this, he also has written the thriller Khimera and is the creator of the trilogy named Refranes, canciones y rastros de sangre, formed by Sarna con gusto, Cuchillo de palo and, finally, A grandes males, whose main character is the troubled inspector Ramiro Sancho.