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Author: Derek Nikitas
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Minotaur, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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It's the tale of three women: Luc (pronounced "Luke") Moberg, a 15-year-old girl who wears black and occasionally shoplifts for fun; Tanya Yasbeck, a very pregnant 19-year-old from the street who hopes her boyfriend's motorcycle gang membership will lead to a better life; and Greta Hurd, a divorced, middle-aged homicide detective on the outs with her soon-to-be-married daughter. When a trip to the mall ends in Luc's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Mystery fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Nikitas
ISBN: 9780312363970 0312363974 9780312533885 0312533888
OCLC Number: 137222837
Description: viii, 308 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Derek Nikitas.
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Fifteen-year-old Lucia Moberg lifts a CD from a music store and evades mall security. But when she and her father drive home, they're stopped in the parking lot, and a split second later her father  Read more...

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"Nikitas' stellar first novel isn't just one of the best genre debuts of the year, it's one of the best releases -- period." --The Chicago Tribune"Part whodunnit, part horror story, with a pinch of Read more...

 
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