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TRIPLE TAKE by Y. Blak Moore

After serving ten years for armed robbery, Jonathan “JC” Cole is about to get out of the joint, and he has one thing on his mind: revenge against the three men – former childhood friends, now powerful crime lords – who betrayed...
 
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HARLEM GIRL LOST by Treasure E. Blue

Silver Jones knows just how cruel life can be. Her mother was chewed up and spit out by its dark side – brutally murdered while turning a trick. Rather than live with her abusive grandmother, Silver runs away. Determined to esc...
 
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BLACK WIDOW by Nikki Turner

Isis Tatum knows firsthand the way love can mess up a person. After all, she saw her mother drive a truck through the home of her father’s mistress before killing her dad. And ever since Isis was a teenager, her love life has b...

 
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Erotica and Noire

At Ballantine’s One World imprint, the biggest erotica author, says Guy, is “far and away Noire,” whose 2005 debut novel, G-Spot, continues to backlist strongly. Coming next month is a story collection, From the Streets to the ...
 
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FORVER A HUSTLER’ S WIFE by Nikki Turner

Des, Virginia’s slickest gangsta, is about to become a dad when he is charged with the murder of his own attorney. But with Yarni, his gorgeous wife (and a brilliant lawyer), now calling the shots, Des isn’t going back to the s...

 
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SLIPPING by Y. Blak Moore

Growing up in a Chicago ghetto, seventeen-year-old Donal “Don-Don” Haskill has nothing but time on his hands – time he rarely spends in school, choosing instead to smoke weed and hang out with friends. As a child he witnessed h...
 
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A STREET GIRL NAMED DESIRE by Treasure E. Blue

Desire was born on the streets of Harlem – literally. Her mom, a crack-addicted prostitute, delivered her on a bitter winter’s night after turning a trick and being brutally beaten by the john. Taken from her mother by the stat...
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GORILLA BLACK by Seven

Bilal Cunningham has grown up in Richmond, Virginia’s meanest projects. His mother offers him little love but takes whatever cash Bilal can make to feed her alcohol-fueled life and the men she shares her bed with. Instead of dr...
 
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HITTIN’ THE BRICKS by Noire

The bestselling author of G-Spot and Candy Licker, Noire pens the intense tale of Eva Patterson, a tragic daughter of the ghetto who finds peril on the streets of New York. With an abusive mother and a heroin monkey on her back...
 
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KEYSHIA AND CLYDE by Treasure E. Blue

Knocked up by a Southern preacher, Keyshia is sent to live with her aunt in New York, but after a horrific act of violence, the timid young woman becomes ice-cold – turning tricks and finding comfort in a crack bottle vial. Cly...