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All it takes is one murder to change a million lives, and that's exactly what happens to Kasheef Williams on a cold, black Friday. After a reunion with an old friend goes wrong in a Long Island night club, Kasheef is forced to protect himself by any means necessary. The only problem is that prying eyes see everything. Those eyes belong to Alija Bell. After walking in on a situation she was never meant to see, she runs; but Kasheef sees her face, and he tells her that it's best for her to get temporary amnesia. Afraid for her life and the safety of her daughters, she keeps her mouth shut--but when a tape of the murder surfaces, the only face that's visible is Alija's. Now the police are looking for their eye witness, and Kasheef has to get to Alija before her day comes to testify against him in court. In this dramatic, hood savvy tale, things aren't always as they seem. Somebody holds the ticket to the jury's verdict. Lies and truth collide. Everyone has a different angle, but the only question is, who has the most influence over Kasheef's fate?
The Cartel runs Miami and loyalty to their organization runs deep, but when someone breaks the rules, things may be beyond repair. Young Carter is in the fight of his life, as he faces drug kingpin charges due to the treachery of his best friend, Ace. Will Zyir find out that Breeze is still alive? Will Mecca be exposed as his brother's killer? Is Miamor dead or alive? This twisted tale of deceit will have readers on the edge of their seats, trying to figure out what happens next. Contains graphic languages, violence, and adult situations.
Part 2 of the Dopeman's Trilogy, JaQuavis Coleman chillingly chronicles the life and crimes of Harlem resident Hazel Brown, as she rises to the highest highs and spirals into an inevitable, devastating downfall. Hazel has nothing and no one in her life; the only thing she "owns" is an insatiable addiction to heroin. Her addiction brings her to the slums, where she quickly learns the tricks of surviving--of hustling and getting her street smarts. She'll do anything to feed her habit, even if that means robbing and conning and selling her own body. Yet no matter how much heroin she does, the pain that's cut so deep within her never goes away in this story so intimate and compellingly written, you'll feel like you're walking in her shoes.
Hazel is alone in this cold world, and the only thing she has to her name is a strong addiction to heroin. With street smarts and hustle, she finds out about life in the slums. Willing to do any and everything to feed her habit, she robs, steals, cons, and sacrifices her body to satisfy her insatiable urge. Walk in the shoes of a dopefiend and feel her pain as she tells the story of her life--the good, the bad, and the ugly. This is a deep story that tells the rise and fall of a dopefiend by the name of Hazel Brown.
The FBI has launched an intricate plot to take down one of the most prolific drug organisations and Seven Smith is their main target. Seven establishes a relationship with an up-and-coming hustler and takes him under his wing. Unbeknownst to Seven, his protégé works for the authorities. And then, the young hustler falls in love with a woman who is off-limits and has to make a difficult decision that puts many people's lives at risk.
Once the streets pull you in, they own you. Or at least that's the way it's been for Nautica. Growing up in the 'hood, all she's ever known is the fast life--fast money ill-gotten through scandals and relentless scheming. But when a big scam nearly finishes her off, she decides to seek more out of life than the "hustle" and tries to make a new life for herself on the East Coast. It isn't long, though, before she falls in with Manny, a drug kingpin, who sweeps her off her feet. He promises to marry her and make her "Queen of the Street. " Then everything falls apart. As their relationship unravels, both of their dark secrets are uncovered, pitting them against each other in this exciting tale of love and deception.
[From the back cover] Nautica was raised by the streets and forced to grow up fast. The allure of the fast life pulled her into a world of scandal, schemes, and hustling. After Nautica comes up on a big scam and her biggest payday ever, she decided to move to the East Coast in search of a new beginning. What she thinks will be a new start turns out to be a nightmare. Contains graphic violence, adult language, and adult scenes.
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.
Robyn and Aries are two beautiful women with an ugly secret - they're murderers for hire. The Murder Mamas have relocated to the buzzing city of Los Angeles and it doesn't take them long to link up with Hollywood's biggest drug kingpin. He hires them to take out a snitch and a judge, but the plans backfire and they only complete half the job. When Robyn gets caught by the authorities, their world falls apart.
Two children from Sierra Leone, Liberty and A'shai, are brought together by chance only to be forced apart by the most inevitable and tragic fate. Ashley and JaQuavis bring us this classic love story set against modern life's most horrifying realities. Liberty is dying of a fatal heart condition, though she desperately wants to survive until her 25th birthday when her sister has promised to visit her. A'shai blames himself for not protecting Liberty, but all Liberty asks is for A'shai to tell her a story, to help her remember what brought them to this point. He knows that this is the last story he will ever tell and the last she will ever hear. As Liberty lies dying, A'shai walks her though their past, reliving their ill-fated journeys through the streets. Their story will take them from an arranged marriage, through Mexico's drug cartel, child brothels, hustling in Detroit, to escaping the high-powered heads of L.A.'s underworld. But ultimately, this is a story of love and redemption that will leave you breathless from the unpredictable and mind-blowing ending.
New York Times best-selling authors Ashley & JaQuavis are back with the second installment in the epic Murderville Series. Love, murder, loyalty, and money fill this hood tale as they continue this international street saga. With Samad's target on her back, Liberty must survive the harsh streets alone. but when a chance encounter pushes her into the arms of a new friend, Po, the two take on the California kingpin and step full force into the game. As bullets and sparks fly, the unlikely pair embark on a serendipitous journey back to where it all started, Sierra Leone. With a new overseas connection, Po sees an opportunity that is too good to pass up. When his pursuit of the American dream conflicts with Liberty's past, will they be able to survive? Or will the drug empire that they've built together come crashing down?
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