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Tamara goes back to her family’s hometown one year after a deadly earthquake to find that on the surface, not much has changed. After a young anti-corruption activist is murdered and Tamara’s best friend disappears, she is caught between two social classes that clash as the police try to find the killer. Did someone in her rich landowner family’s circle kill the boy, or was his death a result of the dark secrets he had been hiding?

Set in the desert off the coast of Perú, Tremor in the Hills is a young adult mystery that deals with the struggles of earthquake relief, corruption and the mental trauma that major natural disasters cause.