Baby LoveeBook - 2016 | 1st ed.
A gritty thriller inspired by true events!"Highly entertaining ... Argo richly fleshes out his characters ... Readers will enjoy the huge, unexpected plot twists. An engaging mystery that delves into the visceral greed that drives human behavior."--Kirkus ReviewsWhen San Diego newsman Ray Myers stumbles upon the gruesome massacred of migrants in the Ocotillo desert, he discovers babies had been with the group, babies now missing.As Myers manages to infiltrate the underworld of human trafficking, unexpected twists and the compassion of one smuggler stand to threaten as well as aid the reporter as murder and chaos erupt within the tight-knit ring of smugglers--an ensemble of sometimes savage, often humorous and romantic, and always realistic characters.Maggie Frazier, the ring's top baby seller, sides with Myers after hearing "her babies" have been kidnapped. Their fate now depend on this unlikely pair who dangerously follow death and destruction into the badlands of Baja where both will face the greatest challenges of their lives.Tragedy, intrigue and suspense pursue Myers through the seamy streets of Ensenada and into the hands of the ruthless traffickers who think of the precious babies as mere "cargo" for sale to the highest bidder--or disposable.Can Myers survive to find and save the babies from a fate of a faceless abyss? Or will he lose them to circumstances out of his control--like events in his life long ago, a time still haunting him?Baby Love delivers nuance to crime, true love and mayhem as Myers treks, wounded, through the seamy streets of Ensenada and into Baja's hinterland where an ancient Indian tribe helps in his search for lost babies.
Publisher: [sine loco] : HotDamn University Press, 2016.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource (372 pages)