The Janes. #2 / Louisa Luna.
- 1 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
- 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Detroit Lakes Public Library||LUN (Text)||33500013188412||New||Checked out||10/06/2020|
|Fosston Public Library||LUN (Text)||33500013188420||New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780385545518
- ISBN: 0385545517
- Physical Description: 356 pages ; 25 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 
"On the outskirts of San Diego, the bodies of two young women are discovered. They have no names, no IDs, and no family looking for them. Fearing the possibility of a human trafficking ring, the police and FBI reach out to Alice Vega, a private investigator known for finding the missing, for help in finding out who the Janes were - and finding the others who are missing. Alice Vega is a powerful woman whose determination is matched only by her intellect, and, along with her partner Cap, she will stop at nothing to find the Janes before it is too late."-- Provided by publisher.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 November #2
*Starred Review* PI Alice Vega is nothing less than an utterly compelling protagonist in her second case (after Two Girls Down, 2018), which resumes her remarkable partnership with fellow PI Max Caplan. As Max says, "you don't get any more off-the-books than Alice," and her throttle is wide open when the duo is invited to join the investigation when two teenage Latina Jane Does are found dead in the San Diego area, one with a scrap of paper bearing Alice's name clutched in her hand. Alice and Max follow a trail with some suspicious cops and a shady DEA team that eventually brings them up against Mexico's biggest cartel boss. The victims were just two of many the drug lord transported to the U.S. on his "immigration railroad"âtunnels big enough to drive tricked-out Smart cars through. Alice is determined to rescue the rest of his girls and wields her weapon of choice, a nasty pair of bolt cutters, against anyone who stands in her way. Both Alice and Max take a beating or two, looking "more and more like animals swiftly moving from the endangered column to the extinct." Max is subject to a savage electrocution. Alice is stabbed, although that does not deter her from the occasional headstand meditation, in bandages. A somewhat Shakespearean ending satisfies with triumphant women standing strong on a stage littered with battered villains. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.
Louisa Luna is the author of Two Girls Down (featuring Vega and Cap) as well as Brave New Girl and Crooked. She was born and raised in San Francisco and lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and daughter.
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