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Bestselling superstar author Ashley & JaQuavis And The talented McCall spin the sixth gritty street drama in this popular series, where fast cash, love, and tragedy drive a trio of fast-paced stories.
Urban Books' popular Girls from da Hood series is back, bringing readers more dramatic tales about the lives of some tough, resourceful women who can hold their own when things get rough on the streets. Cheyenne and Kelsi grew up together in the hood. They're best friends who've always had each other's backs--until Cheyenne's father is released from prison and Kelsi can't resist his advances. Their scandalous affair might do more than just tear apart a friendship; it could destroy Cheyenne's whole world. Angela Farmer's early childhood was filled with neglect and abuse at the hands of her drug-addicted mother. Not even the love and support of her foster parents could totally erase her painful memories. In an effort to rid herself of her demons, Angela makes it her mission to protect others, but her methods strike fear in the hearts of the people around her. Eva is a good, churchgoing girl who seems to have the perfect life, until she's wrongly accused of embezzling from her clients. Caught up in a struggle to prove her innocence, she is forced to face the grittier side of life. She enters into a sexually charged world fueled by power, murder, and greed, where she must adapt if she's going to survive. Eva wants to remain true to herself and everything she's been taught in the church, but like Jay Z says, "When church is over, life begins. "
Can the daughter of a notorious drug kingpin be just as bold and bad as her daddy was? Candice Hardaway is about to find out in this exciting street tale! When Candy arrives home from school to find her entire family murdered, she turns to the only one she trusts, her uncle, Joseph "Rock" Barton. Rock's a reclusive hitman and "cleaner" who's been in service to Candy's father for years. He takes her in, and together they vow to avenge the murders. When she turns eighteen, her plans go into effect as she knocks off all her father's enemies, one by one, going up against some of the most dangerous killers in the game. But has she put her trust in the right hands? Or is she destined to face the same grisly fate as the rest of her family?
When Candice "Candy" Hardaway, the daughter of deceased New York drug kingpin Eric "Easy" Hardaway, set out to get revenge on the people who killed her entire family, she positioned herself knee deep in the game. While getting close to her father's alleged enemies, Candy uncovered some long-buried secrets that were never meant for her to find out. These secrets also destroyed the only family member she had left--her uncle Rock. With Uncle Rock dead, Candy is back to find out more about her father's buried past; but this time Candy quickly goes from being the hunter to the hunted, and more than one bounty is put on her head. This dramatic sequel will uncover more secrets, lies, murders, and deception. Who will fulfill their need for revenge first--the people who really destroyed her family, or the hustlers that Candy wrongfully targeted? Will Candy be able to use her skills as a "cleaner" this time to stay alive, or will someone have to ultimately save her from her enemies?
Deidre Aponte is a beautiful, young, and sexy FBI Special Agent assigned to the Washington, D. C. field office. Between a complicated affair and problems with her alcoholic mother, she thinks life can't get any more difficult--until the daughter of a New York Senator is kidnapped and Deidre is assigned to the case. She goes undercover in New York City and quickly associates herself with three of the city's most notorious female drug dealers, who call themselves the F. A. B. Undercover and alone, Special Agent Aponte finds her strong allegiance to the FBI and the United States government fading fast. With the lines between good and evil blurring, she uncovers facts that thrust her into a race to save her own life. She soon finds out that she, and all the members of the F. A. B, may be bound by tragedy and brought together by fate. Deidre will have to pull out all the stops to prevent herself from getting in too deep.
Brice Simpson is a newly promoted heroic detective with a secret past. He's riding the waves of fame, but he still feels he has something to prove, so Detective Simpson picks up a cold case on the murder of a fourteen-year-old girl. He's convinced the case will bring him redemption for his past indiscretions, but he soon finds out that the details surrounding the girl's murder may hit closer to home than he expects. When his younger sister goes missing, Brice's life is thrown into a tailspin that may cost him everything he has worked for. Casey Pete is a famous porn queen. Dominique Branch is a newly married preacher's wife with a shameful secret. They were the best of friends until they let jealousy, lies, drugs, and Jordan Bleu take over their lives. When Casey attempts suicide, Dominique is reunited with the past she wishes she could erase. Thrust back together by fate, Casey, Dominique, and Jordan are forced to confront each other and the demons from their past--one of which is murder. When this unlikely trio crosses paths with Detective Simpson, they turn out to be the only people that might be able to help him solve the haunting cold case and find his missing sister. Will they be able to put the pieces of their lives back together in enough time, or will they all finally realize the steep price of fame?
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