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The Journal Gazette

September 21, 2016 1:00 AM

New library books

The following works of urban fiction are new at the Pontiac branch of the Allen County Public Library.


“Uptown Thief” by Aya De León

 Resolving to help others after a childhood marked by abuse, Marisol devotes herself to protecting at-risk women from her Lower East Side health clinic while running an exclusive escort service for wealthy patrons whom she robs to bankroll the clinic.


“Pricey: Playing in Traffic” by Fabiola Joseph

 Tricked into leaving their native Haiti and Cuba, Billie and Carmine realize they’ve become slaves in the sex-worker trade once they arrive in America and vow to survive and someday get their vengeance.


“Working Girls: Carl Weber Presents” by Katt

 Attracting the most elite clients as a high-end call girl and daughter of one of St. Louis’s most dangerous prostitutes, 19-year-old Jewels shares a dangerous night with a young drug dealer with whom she orchestrates a murderous war against their rivals.



“The Score” by Kiki Swinson

 Identity theft mastermind Lauren Kelly has always had a taste for the finer things – including Matt Connors, her lover and accomplice – and when their partner, Yancy, stumbles onto a tycoon’s bank account, Lauren expects everything will go smoothly – until she discovers Yancy and Matt in the ultimate betrayal.



“Your Man Chose Me” by Raquel Williams

 Ayana Beasley turns to her best friend, Tiana, when she realizes that her husband is in love with another woman, but must rethink their friendship when she figures out that Tiana is the other woman.