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Hoodlum by K’wan

Born to one of the city’s most notorious crime families, Shai Clark has always managed to be a good kid. A college hoops star, Shai shunned the world that his father had created and focused on his dreams of going pro. Tommy, Sh...
 
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EVE by K’wan

The only family Eve Panelli has ever known is the infamous Twenty Gang. Orphaned as a small child, Eve quickly learned the art of the hustle, and by age seventeen she had spent two years in prison. But now Eve is eighteen, back...
 
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DIRTY GAME by Shannon Holmes

Kenny “Ken-Ken” Greene left his days as a hustler behind him when his wife was killed during a scam gone bad, leaving him with a baby daughter. Now he’s a cab driver, doing what he can to put food on the table and give his daug...

 
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DICE by T.N. Baker

Wasaun has two loves: his beautiful girlfriend and rollin’ dice. But when he meets Tone, a dude from the same hood who has just as much game and lots of cash to back it up, the stakes grow high. Wasaun is caught in a choice bet...
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THE LAST KINGPIN by Relentless Aaron

Meet Brian “Freeze” Carter. He’s part pimp, part hustler. He drives a Bentley Continental T, which he can park anywhere he wants – because he owns the streets and demands respect. His bodyguards protect him at all costs…and liv...

 
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HOOD RAT by K’wan

Yoshi is young, fine, and larcenous. She lives her life playing on men’s heart as well as their pockets, looking for the ultimate come-up. She learns the hard way that all that glitters isn’t gold. Billy, a former high school b...
 
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STILL HOOD by K’wan

Jah and Yoshi’s relationship was supposed to be a romance straight out of a fairy tale. But there are no such things in the ‘hood. Yoshi’s position as a stylist keeps her in the mix and the company of some industry heavyweights...

 
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TO LIVE AND DIE IN HARLEM by Relentless Aaron

Reginald “Push” Jackson has had a hard-knock life. His parents were murdered when he was young, and he’s spent too much of his adulthood in prison. Now there’s only one thing left in the world worth fighting for: his home. Harl...
 
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LADY FIRST by Relentless Aaron

Spencer Lewis knows he doesn’t have many chances left. He’s trying to stay off the streets, but bagging groceries in the neighborhood supermarket is far from doing the trick. When Tia Stern, an obviously well-off woman, saunter...
 
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WHITE LINES by Tracy Brown

Jada leaves home at the age of seventeen, running from her own demons and the horrors of physical abuse inflicted on her by her mother’s boyfriend. She parties hard, and life seems good when she is with Born, the neighborhood k...