The Lola Vasquez Novels

2 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 128 ratings

Lola Publisher's Summary

An astonishing debut crime thriller about an unforgettable woman who combines the genius and ferocity of Lisbeth Salander with the ruthless ambition of Walter White

The Crenshaw Six are a small but up-and-coming gang in South Central LA who have recently been drawn into an escalating war between rival drug cartels. To outsiders, the Crenshaw Six appear to be led by a man named Garcia...but what no one has figured out is that the gang's real leader (and secret weapon) is Garcia's girlfriend, a brilliant young woman named Lola. Lola has mastered playing the role of submissive girlfriend, and in the man's world she inhabits she is consistently underestimated. But in truth she is much, much smarter - and in many ways tougher and more ruthless - than any of the men around her, and as the gang is increasingly sucked into a world of high-stakes betrayal and brutal violence, her skills and leadership become their only hope of survival.

Lola marks the debut of a hugely exciting new thriller writer and of a singular, magnificent character unlike anyone else in fiction.

©2017 Melissa Scrivner Love (P)2017 Random House Audio
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  • Book 1

    • Lola

    • A Novel
    • By: Melissa Love
    • Narrated by: Roxana Ortega
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    • Performance
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    The Crenshaw Six are a small but up-and-coming gang in South Central LA who have recently been drawn into an escalating war between rival drug cartels. To outsiders, the Crenshaw Six appear to be led by a man named Garcia...but what no one has figured out is that the gang's real leader (and secret weapon) is Garcia's girlfriend, a brilliant young woman named Lola. Lola has mastered playing the role of submissive girlfriend, and in the man's world she inhabits she is consistently underestimated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Review from Boyle Heights

    • By Sergio Aguilera on 04-05-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Lola

    • By: Melissa Scrivner-Love
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Crenshaw Six are an up-and-coming gang in South Central LA who have recently been drawn into a war between rival drug cartels. To outsiders they appear to be led by a man named Garcia...but the gang's real leader (and secret weapon) is Garcia's girlfriend, Lola. Lola has mastered the role of submissive girlfriend, and in the man's world she inhabits, she is constantly underestimated. But she is smarter, tougher and more ruthless than any of the men around her.

    Regular price: $36.66