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Author Stephen Mack Jones
February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Stephen Mack Jones returns to talk about the second book in his August Snow series — Lives Laid Away.
When the body of an anonymous young Hispanic woman dressed as Queen Marie Antoinette is dredged from the Detroit River, the Detroit Police Department wants the case closed out fast.
Turns out the woman’s story is one the authorities don’t want getting around — and she’s not the only young woman to have disappeared during an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid, only to turn up dead a few weeks later. Preyed upon by the law itself, the people of Mexicantown have no one to turn to. August Snow, ex-police detective, will not sit by and watch his neighbors suffer in silence. In a guns-blazing wild ride across Detroit, from its neo-Nazi biker hole-ups to its hip-hop recording studios, its swanky social clubs to its seedy nightclubs, August puts his own life on the line to protect the community he loves.
Books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Book Beat.
Wednesday, February 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room.