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CAST THE FIRST STONE by Chester Himes

James Monroe was young and educated. He stood before the judge and tried to look humble and heard himself sentenced to twenty years in prison…. Here is Chester Himes’s great novel of prison life. It is a story both of brutal de...
 
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COTTON COMES TO HARLEM by Chester Himes

Black flim-flam man Deke O’Hara is no sooner out of Atlanta’s state penitentiary than he’s back on the streets working the scam of a lifetime. As sponsor of the Back-to-Africa movement he’s counting on the big Harlem rally to p...
 
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RUN MAN RUN by Chester Himes

The author of Cotton Comes to Harlem offers here his most dramatic and thrilling novel. A white undercover cop vents his rage and starts a cycle of violence from which there is no escape. Walker, one of New York’s embittered po...

 
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IN LOVE WITH A THUG WITH A THUG by Reginald Hall

During college, Juan Jiles fell in love with Darnell, who convinced Juan to help him to rob one of Philadelphia’s largest banks. During the heist, Darnell is killed, and Juan escapes with more than $175,000. After mourning the ...
 
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CRIMINAL MINDED by Tracy Brown

Lamin Michaels learned at his mother’s knee the importance of chasing paper, so it’s no surprise he gets into the drug game when he’s just a teenager. When he meets Zion, a product of the New York City foster care and prison sy...

 
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DIRTY MONEY by Ashley JaQuavis

Dirty Money is an urban tale of sex, money, murder, and mayhem that shows the pros and cons of the game. Anari is the epitome of a good girl turned bad after her world is brutally destroyed. Consumed with her desire for revenge...
 
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SUPREME CLIENTELE by Ashley JaQuavis

Supreme Clientele is a tale of love, war, money, and betrayal. When Zya’s boyfriend, Jules, is sentenced to a five-year bid, he temporarily hands his operation over to her. With little street knowledge, Zya turns his small oper...
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THE TROPHY WIFE by Ashley and JaQuavis

Love, lies, adultery, and death. Ashley & JaQuavis introduce readers to London, a beautiful immigrant from Trinidad. She was given to her husband by her father in order to settle a debt. Standing by her husband’s side and m...
 
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THE CARTEL by Ashley and JaQuavis

The port of Miami brings in millions of dollars worth of cocaine every year, and The Cartel controls eigty percent of it. The Diamond family is a force to be reckoned with, but all hell breaks loose when they lose their leader....
 
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THE PRADA PLAN by Ashley Antoinette

Disaya Morgan’s infatuation with money knows no limits, and she will do anything to get it. When she is accepted into a New York organization known as The Elite, she is under the impression that she will be a high-paid model, b...