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The Accidental Mistress: Justice Hustlers #3

Aya deLeon

ISBN 9781496715784
Publish Date 5/29/2018
Format ePub
Categories AA Fiction, Kensington Ebooks
List Price: $8.99
Upcoming May 29, 2018

Two gorgeous sisters. One plays by the rules. The other lives her wild-card dreams on blast. But in this sizzling, twist-filled tale, they must help the exploited by putting their troubled relationship—and very different lives—on the line.

Sisters from Trinidad, Violet and Lily have never had much in common. Stunning Lily arrives undocumented in New York and makes her way as a stripper. But Harvard-educated Violet is this close to the perfect assimilated life, thanks to a prestigious job, and her rich bougie fiancé. . . . Until she aids a woman in trouble, and is mistaken for a notorious strip-club mogul’s mistress. And when she’s wrongly accused of helping him embezzle millions of his workers’ earnings, Violet loses everything—except the determination to get her life back.

Now Violet’s on his track with the help of his vengeful ex-wife and the Lower East Side Women’s Health Clinic’s resourceful crew—which includes Lily. But a dashing longtime friend hungering for Violet’s love, along with the mogul’s all-too-real psychotic mistress, put the group’s killer schemes at risk. And as Violet and Lily struggle to finally understand each other, they have only one shot to get justice for those who need it most.

“Staking out space for women of color in the heist-fiction genre, Aya de León’s smart, sly writing is a knockout.” --Andi Zeisler, Bitch magazine

“This well-written and enjoyable installment in de León’s unique, feminist, urban crime-fiction series . . . infuses satisfying power in both plot and character.” —Booklist on The Boss, STARRED review

About Aya deLeon:

Aya de Leon teaches creative writing in UC Berkeley’s African American Studies Department. Her work has been acclaimed in The Village Voice, The Washington Post, and American Theatre Magazine. Her writing has been featured in Guernica, Essence, Ebony, xojane and Bitch Magazine. Visit her online at ayadeleon.com, on Twitter @AyadeLeon, or on Facebook.

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