Ted Oswald

The Bloodied Birds: A Because We Are Short Mystery #1

The Bloodied Birds: A Because We Are Short Mystery #1 by Ted Oswald
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fiction Fiction, Suspense
For readers of:Dave Eggers, Edwidge Danticat, Alan Paton, Chris Cleave, Alexander McCall Smith
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Print Length31
ISBN9780988600522
PublisherDispatch Publishing
Publication DateApril 4, 2013
LanguageEnglish
About the Book

This short story, set prior to the events of Because We Are: A Novel of Haiti, features the return of two children from the slums of Port-au-Prince, the brash Libète and brilliant Jak. As a generation-old family feud is about to explode over some stolen chickens, only these pint-sized detectives are able to uncover who is behind the missing birds and prevent new blood from flowing in the streets of Cité Soleil.

For those who have read Oswald’s full-length mystery novel Because We Are, The Bloodied Birds offers a return ticket to Haiti, weaving a story of intrigue, heart, and social conscience that will please readers of all stripes.

About the Author

While a law student, Ted Oswald lived in Port-au-Prince and worked in Cité Soleil, where he became deeply invested in the community and met the feisty young girl who served as the inspiration for his character Libète. He currently works as a public interest lawyer in Philadelphia, where he lives with his wife, Katharine. Because We Are: A Novel of Haiti is his first novel.

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