In Carey’s second offering, the sequel to Santa Olivia, we return to the story of one heroine’s struggle to fight for what she believes in. This time, Carey gives her main character a partner in this latest quest. These femmes fatales are drawn with power and seduction, making the duo the main focus. The story unfolds like something out of a great, action-packed movie. Think Charlie’s Angels with a bit more kick.

Orphans Loup Garron and Pilar Ecchevarria have just escaped a facility where genetic engineering was common practice. Now on the run, the two must find a way to rescue the others and reunite those left behind. The pair discover that a third prisoner has escaped the facility and plans to testify on behalf of those still held captive. Loup and Pilar will stop at nothing to save their fellow comrade. (GRAND CENTRAL, Nov., 368 pp., $14.99)

Reviewed by: 
Lauren Brathwaite