Lorea Canales is a novelist, translator, journalist, and lawyer. Her first book published in English, Becoming Marta, was released by AmazonCrossing in 2016. She received a degree from Georgetown Law, and worked and taught in Washington, DC, and Mexico before joining the newspaper Reforma. In 2010, Canales obtained an MFA from NYU. Her novels Apenas Marta (2011) and Los Perros (2013) were published by Random House/Mexico.
A twist on the classic story of two brothers that undo each other. The business world of Mexico City as a set for the depiction of betrayal, and corruption. Idealist Jorge, wrongly imprisoned by his brother’s illegal activities, struggles to find justice and order in the harrowing conditions of Mexico’s northern penitentiary, where more that twelve thousand inmates can barely survive. Fueled by success and ambition, Miguel becomes entangled in a web of deceit, while he striv