Amanda Warner spent several years volunteering in juvenile hall where she encountered the brokenness of the criminal justice system. She graduated from Biola University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and has worked as a reporter, copy editor, and copywriter, unearthing stories that would otherwise go unheard. When she's not writing or editing, she loves hiking the Southern California mountains. You can visit her online at amandamwarner.com.
Jojo Godinez lives in Los Angeles County with his wife, Dalia, and their four children. Jojo was sentenced to 45 years to life in prison at age 18 but was freed at age 30. Since his release, he’s spoken in many prisons and churches, sharing what God has done in his life. From carrying around AK-47s as a 13-year-old to praying for people in the middle of a prison yard, Jojo has truly experienced God’s transforming grace.
Mafioso Enriquez gives an insider′s view of how he devoted his life to the cause--the Mexican Mafia, La Familia Mexicana, also known as La Eme--only to find betrayal and disillusionment at the end of a bloody trail of violence that he followed for two decades.
And now, award-winning investigative journalist Chris Blatchford, with the unprecedented cooperation of Rene Enriquez, reveals the inner workings, secret meetings, and elaborate murder plots that make up the daily routine of the Mafia brothers. It is an intense, never-before-told story of a man who devoted his life to a bloody cause only to find betrayal and disillusionment.
Based on years of research and investigation, Chris Blatchford has delivered a historic narrative of a nefarious organization that will go down as a classic in mob literature.