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The Last Girl

(2017)
(The first book in the Dexter Vega Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
When it comes to murder, nothing is as it seems

After being laid off from his job as a newspaper reporter in a coastal Florida town, Dexter Vega meets a wealthy retiree who hires him to find his daughter who is supposed to be attending the local college. When Vega visits his client to inform him that his daughter is in Mexico, he discovers the man has been murdered. And Vega's prints are all over the murder weapon.

As the police build a case against him, Vega flies to Mexico City to locate his client's daughter, hoping she will help him find the murderer and thus clear his name. But when he finds the woman, she tells him a very different story - nothing is as it seems.

Beaten by thugs and ordered to leave Mexico, Vega returns home to find himself immersed in a web of blackmail, greed, and revenge. Still pursued by the cops - and now a target of evil predators.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Danny Lopez’s novel about an out-of-work journalist drawn into a missing persons case hits all the right notes. The Last Girl is a fast and fun read." - James O Born

"The Last Girl is a boozy, hard-boiled trek through the sun-drenched streets of Sarasota, Florida to the darkened jungles of Mexico where everyone's playing an angle. A wild ride!" - Matt Coyle

"Noir comes to Sarasota, makes a brief and lovely stopover in Mexico City, and reaches its stunning climax in the small city on the Gulf of Mexico where it all began. If you like meaty dialogue, a cynical protagonist, a messy investigation with ever surprising twists and turns, corrupt cops and lawyers, a hint of sex and love, and an ending you won’t see coming, this is the book for you. A gang buster debut for an outstanding writer." - H Terrell Griffin

"The Last Girl features a masterful mix of murder; mystery, and mayhem as hot as its tropical settings. Danny Lopez's turn at postmodern noir evokes the very best from the likes of Elmore Leonard, Sandra Brown, and Don Winslow. This is crime writing at its level best, a twisty, turny tale that's smart, sexy, and sensational." - Jon Land


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Used availability for Danny Lopez's The Last Girl

Hardback Editions

August 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Last Girl (1) (Dexter Vega Mystery)
Author(s): Danny Lopez
ISBN: 1-60809-252-6 / 978-1-60809-252-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Last Girl (1) (Dexter Vega Mystery)
Author(s): Danny Lopez
ISBN: 1-60809-308-5 / 978-1-60809-308-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

January 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Last Girl
Author(s): Danny Lopez
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
Availability: Amazon   


January 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Last Girl
Author(s): Danny Lopez
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Last Girl
Author(s): Danny Lopez
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Girl (Dexter Vega Mystery Book 1)
Author(s): Danny Lopez
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU