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Come Get Some

by Nane Quartay

A vivid tale of survival, friendship, tragedy, and ultimate redemption on the streets Mugwump, Whiteboy Paul, Truitt, and Willmon Angel are tragic outcasts plunged into a world of shifting morality, sexual exploration, and the stinging reality of racism. An illicit relationship with a high school English teacher, a tragic altercation with the police, and a youthful indiscretion force them each to confront hard truths that alter their lives forever. When the violent murder of a friend tears their tight clique apart, the friends do not see each other for years. Now, reunited and facing the consequences of their actions long ago, they hatch a plan to exact revenge on the murderer. Bold literary voice Nane Quartay captures thoughtful social commentary in a fast-paced narrative that reveals how the bonds of friendship can empower people to overcome all obstacles.p between a literary, yet fully entertaining style of storytelling. Nane Quartay's bold, literary style captures thoughtful, social commentary through a fast-paced narrative. Come Get Some is a story of survival, friendship, tragedy, and ultimate redemption -- revealing how the bonds of friendship can give people the power they need to overcome all obstacles that life sets in their path.

Feel the Fire

by Nane Quartay

A cautionary tale of the many facets of racism and its changing faces, spanning from the early 1960s in Mississippi to modern times.Feel the Fire explores the effects of racism on the lives of two men, Porter Hurst and Samuel Hunter, and the community surrounding them. When a known racist is killed by two men, Porter becomes the subject of a manhunt by a lynch mob believing he was involved. He flees town with his newborn son, Ben. Twelve years later in Restless Ridge, tragedy strikes again when Ben is murdered by two white boys. He takes revenge and becomes a fugitive, and when he settles in Zanesville, he finds a new family and shares his past. However, he ends back in Restless Ridge to stand trial. Samuel Weist tried to escape his past by changing his name to Samuel Hunter. Since the night Porter spared his life, Samuel tries to make amends for the mistakes of his youth by becoming a lawyer and providing services for those who cannot afford representation. When he discovers that Porter has been arrested, he visits the jailhouse and confesses to Porter about his part in Ben's death. Samuel begs Porter to forgive him--and he does. The city erupts when Porter is sentenced to death. Samuel is caught in the riot and is nearly killed. Lying in the hospital, he is pronounced dead, but he comes back to life as a modern-day miracle. In death he sees his life in a new light and decides that the only way that he can atone for his deeds is to face the truth. On the steps of the courthouse, Samuel prepares to pay the cost for his redemption. It is time to tell his story to the world. He can feel the fire in his soul and as he steps toward his destiny, Samuel feels his spirit shine.

Feenin

by Nane Quartay

Two powerful personalities are on a collision course in this rocket-fast debut novel about money and power. Tokus Stone is a man caught between what he knows and what he knows is right, between the fortune of crime on the one hand and the conviction of law on the other. Way Jalon, on the other side of the spectrum, rules the city with an iron fist, presiding over an empire of wealth and influence. Armed with a dangerous new secret, he vows to remake the fabric of society by his own standards -- and Tokus Stone will be his perfect gamble. This edge-of-your-seat novel traces the lives of a street hustler and an affluent businessman from their sharply contrasting paths to their final confrontation -- a confrontation only one of them will survive.

Take Two and Pass

by Nane Quartay

Two powerful personalities are on a collision course in this rocket-fast novel about money and power. Tokus Stone is a man caught between what he knows and what he knows is right, between the fortune of crime on the one hand and the conviction of law on the other. Way Jalon, on the other side of the spectrum, rules the city with an iron fist, presiding over an empire of wealth and influence. Armed with a dangerous new secret, he vows to remake the fabric of society by his own standards -- and Tokus Stone will be his perfect gamble. This edge-of-your seat novel traces the lives of a street hustler and an affluent businessman from their sharply contrasting paths to their final confrontation -- a confrontation only one of them will survive.

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