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Black and Ugly is a tale of four totally different friends from the same block, whose friendship is tested during a seemingly innocent game of Truth or Dare.
New to the big city, new to each other, and ready for new beginnings, four young, hip, beautiful women in a Harlem brownstone discover they have more in common than their address. . . Diors got a taste for the finer things in life. So far shes got the job and the apartment. Now she needs the man, and she hopes shes met him on the Internet. Shell find out on Valentines Day. . . . Party promoter Tamara is opening a hot new club--and hoping to break her familys tradition of failed marriages. But is dating three different men the best strategy'. . . Chloe is a BAP on the career track. But just as shes up for a big promotion her boyfriend gives her an ultimatum. . . . Casting director Mona-Lisa avoids relationships. But when a tragedy changes her attitude, shes compelled to spend a special day with a man from her past. Yet shes overlooked some crucial details. . . As these women come together at a local club on Valentines Day, secrets are revealed that will forever change their lives. . .
Where, oh where, have Farah's roommates all gone?When Farah Cotton places a classified ad stating, "Cute redbone female looking to share a luxury apartment with another redbone female," many women apply. One look at the lush apartment in Washington, D. C. , and every fly girl around wants a chance to call Platinum Lofts her new home. The moment Farah lays eyes on Lesa Carmine, a pretty young woman with an active lifestyle and a sunny disposition, she knows she's found the perfect girl for her ultimate plan. The two become fast friends--until Farah becomes intrusive and then her siblings move in, violating Lesa's privacy. Farah seems dangerous when she's around them, and Lesa attempts to sever ties without paying rent. Feeling overcome with blinding rage, Farah finds all kinds of ways to seek revenge. From poisoning to spreading vicious lies, she makes it known that she doesn't take Lesa's brush-off lightly. When Lesa snoops around in Farah's past and discovers who she really is, she makes a grave mistake, one that could jeopardize her life. Brace yourselves, because just when you think you have it figured out, you'll realize you don't.
Knox Baker has been missing for weeks. When his cell phone is discovered in Farah Cotton's possession, his family wants to know how she obtained it. Always deceitful, Farah quickly devises a clever lie to buy time. The problem is that there is one living person who knows the truth--Eleanor McClendon. Della Baker, Knox's mother, senses that Farah is lying. To help discern her son's whereabouts, she calls upon two deadly family members from Mississippi. They waste no time converging on Platinum Lofts with one mission in mind--to find their lost family member no matter who they must kill in the process. Farah goes on a wild chase to find Eleanor before anyone else does. If she fails, it could mean the end of her relationship with Slade and possibly her life. Easily distracted, Farah's lust for murder and mayhem is heightened when she unexpectedly meets people just like her. She's immediately sucked into their world when her thirst for blood is validated by newfound friends. Will Farah Cotton survive, or will her lies be the end of her?
New York Times bestselling authors Ashley and JaQuavis have put together a collection of street fiction's finest. Caroline McGill, J. M. Benjamin, Boston George, and T. Styles present fresh new stories of money, murder, betrayal, and revenge. Their unique approach attempts to explain the allure of the dope game through the eyes of some unforgettable characters. Just when you think it's over, a new story picks up and takes you on a whole new journey! This is a sure classic and the beginning of a great series. Take a ride with the kings and queens of the street.
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