The Resource Busted, Michele I. Khoury

Busted, Michele I. Khoury

Label
Busted
Title
Busted
Statement of responsibility
Michele I. Khoury
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Impacted by the recession, twenty-four-year-old artist Gina McKenna is down to her last few dollars and days away from living in her car when a successful businessman buys a painting and commissions another. As their relationship evolves, she's seduced by his charm and mesmerized by his luxurious lifestyle until she discovers he's a drug kingpin. As her world turns upside down, she struggles to survive vicious brutality. Miguel Lopez is a cocaine supplier with a weightlifter's physique and 'the rules do not apply to me' attitude. Maniacal and ruthless, he has no qualms about killing anyone who interferes with his distribution network, including Gina. Dedicated to eradicating illegal drugs, DEA Special Agent Bobby Garcia spent months and hundreds of thousands of dollars working undercover to buy his way up a dealer chain to identify the moneyman. When his fourteen-year-old daughter overdoses on cocaine, he traces the blow to Lopez. As Bobby's mission becomes personal, he makes emotional decisions, which negatively impact civilians and his job. Unable to let go, he risks his career to orchestrate the biggest drug sting in Southern California. What happens isn't what he expected. When a deputy district attorney meets Gina at a party, he is smitten. As his attraction grows, so does Gina's involvement with the DEA's case, of which he is the designated prosecutor. Mindful of his professional ethics, he tries to stifle his feelings. Sex and violence permeate the twists and turns of this cautionary tale about choosing one's friends well
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Khoury, Michele I
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artists
  • Drug dealers
  • Drug enforcement agents
  • Public prosecutors
  • California
Label
Busted, Michele I. Khoury
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
384 pages
Isbn
9781684097708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)989703547
  • 790866
  • (OCoLC)ocn989703547
  • 790866
Label
Busted, Michele I. Khoury
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
384 pages
Isbn
9781684097708
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)989703547
  • 790866
  • (OCoLC)ocn989703547
  • 790866

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