I highly recommend Land of Careful Shadows. It is part of a series set in New York. The author wrote an excellent mystery while addressing issues related to the life of illegal immigrants.
”Chazin’s novel is one of the most genuinely phenomenal examples of storytelling. Full of twists and turns, the narrative leaves readers guessing, but it also does a brilliant job getting them invested in the characters. It’s a powerful read.” —Romantic Times book reviews, 4.5 Stars TOP PICK
”The intricate plot and the important social issues combine in this strong debut of a promising series.” —Booklist
”Hits the heart, not just the pulse, with people you come to care about. First rate and highly recommended.” –Lee Child, internationally best-selling author of the Jack Reacher series
”…Keenly moving and suspenseful.” –Julia Spencer-Fleming, bestselling author of Through the Evil Days