Posts Tagged ‘New York’
 
 
 
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THE ADVENTURES OF GHETTO SAM AND THE GLORY OF MY DEMISE by Kwame Teague

The Glory of My Demise Take a trip with me – let me show you a few things about the hood, about me life. All of you sociologists, psychoanalysts and pseudo-liberals who think the hood is some sort of laboratory to experiment in...
 
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BLACK SKYY: THE LADY IN BLACK SERIES by Janet Stevens Cook

Meet Skyy: a fantastic new superhero – and sensitive assassin – who defends the helpless and brings justice to those who cannot fight for themselves. Sandora “Sandy” Knight is an enigma even to those who know her. Running a For...
 
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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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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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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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IT’S LIKE CANDY by Erick S. Gray

Sisters River and Starr flee their abusive home and their drug-addicted mother when they are only teenagers. And on the cold, hard streets they lose sight of each other as they find their own hustles in order to survive. Beauti...
 
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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...