Dead on arrival / Kiki Swinson.
By: Swinson, KikiMaterial type: TextPublisher: New York, NY : Dafina Books/Kensington Publishing Corp., Description: 293 pages ; 21 cmISBN: 1496712773; 9781496712776 :Subject(s): African Americans -- Fiction | Human trafficking -- FictionGenre/Form: Suspense fiction. | Urban fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction)DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: Desperate to pay off gambling debts, Dawn and Reese Spencer get drawn into a lucrative illegal-immigrant-smuggling ring, but after several immigrants turn up dead on arrival and Reese bets more than he can ever repay, the Feds and cold-blooded loan sharks begin closing in.
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Nobody will get hurt Dawn and Reese Spencer just can't get ahead. Between her desperate desire to start a family and his gambling debts, they barely keep afloat, even with well-paying Norfolk International port jobs. But their calculating co-worker has the perfect plan- help him smuggle containers of human cargo past U.S. Customs. Nobody will know For Dawn, risking the innocent lives of undocumented immigrants is unthinkable. But Reese persuades her that no one will get hurt. And once things proceed without a hitch and a fortune starts rolling in, the Spencers are sure their dreams are about to come true . . . Nobody will live to tell Until several immigrants turn up dead on arrival. Until Reese bets more than he can ever repay. Now the Feds and cold-blooded loan sharks are closing in . . . as the real brains behind the operation start killing off loose ends . . . Praise for Kiki Swinson "A well-crafted plot. Pitch-perfect dialogue, juicy sexual trysts, cold-blooded betrayal, and ruthless violence mark this suspenseful fast-moving tale that is topped off by a shocking epilogue." -Library Journal on The Score (Starred Review) "The suspense never stops in this edgy, violent thriller. Readers will be riveted and ready for more." -Booklist on The Mark
Desperate to pay off gambling debts, Dawn and Reese Spencer get drawn into a lucrative illegal-immigrant-smuggling ring, but after several immigrants turn up dead on arrival and Reese bets more than he can ever repay, the Feds and cold-blooded loan sharks begin closing in.