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Dead dead girls / Nekesa Afia.

Afia, Nekesa, (author.).

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Summary:

"The start of an exciting new historical mystery series set during the Harlem Renaissance from debut author Nekesa Afia. Harlem, 1926. Young black women like Louise Lloyd are ending up dead. Following a harrowing kidnapping ordeal when she was in her teens, Louise is doing everything she can to maintain a normal life. She's succeeding, too. She spends her days working at Maggie's Café and her nights at the Zodiac, Harlem's hottest speakeasy. Louise's friends might say she's running from her past and the notoriety that still stalks her, but don't tell her that. When a girl turns up dead in front of the café, Louise is forced to confront something she's been trying to ignore-two other local black girls have been murdered over the past few weeks. After an altercation with a police officer gets her arrested, Louise is given an ultimatum: She can either help solve the case or wind up in a jail cell. Louise has no choice but to investigate and soon finds herself toe-to-toe with a murderous mastermind hell-bent on taking more lives, maybe even her own"-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780593199107
  • ISBN: 0593199103
  • Physical Description: 317 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2021.
Subject: African American women > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Harlem Renaissance > Fiction.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.

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  • 0 / 3 copies available at PINES

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  • 2 current holds
Library System: Library Branch Name
Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
Dougherty County Public Library:
      Southside Branch
F AFIA, NEKESA
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31018904809667 FIC In transit
Flint River Regional Library System:
      Fayette County Public Library
AFIA
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31022010162664 ADULT In process
Middle Georgia Regional Library:
      Washington Memorial Library
M AFIA N
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31033011616988 Special Collection Checked out


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