More than a year after surviving a horrific accident, Chicago songstress, Julissa Morgan, still hasn’t returned to the stage and her bills are piling up. When she’s offered a few gigs in Jamaica she’s tempted to say ‘no,’ but she needs the money. But the wealthy benefactor footing the bill for the fundraising concerts, has an ulterior motive.
Guy and Jean Therrasan are out of choices when they conceive of a desperate plan that will make them rich beyond their dreams. They set events in motion which bring them face-to-face with a pair of young drug traffickers whose lives are forever changed by the encounter. In this collision of cultures and outlooks, nobody wins as dreams give way to bitter reality.
The Caribbean is not just sun, sand and smiling natives bearing coconuts full of fruity drinks! Far from it! Set on the imaginary island of St. Crescens, the five stories in this collection of short crime fiction will take you deep into the heart of an island society where poverty, corruption, greed and sex form a potent and explosive brew.
Onita Saunders is a streetwalker in the South Bronx who lives only for her baby son, Hani, and for her next hit. But Onita is an addict who doesn't always pay her bills. Her dealer, Moon Dog, abducts Hani and, by the time Onita finds out, her baby is dead. Onita fights back and changes her life forever