Books tagged: gang violence

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Pull the Trigger
Price: Free! Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Joel, rescued from harsh life on the streets by Father Miguel. This short focuses on a day Joel's brother whisks him away to initiate him into the gang. After enduring a beating, Joel must do one more thing to be in the gang. Kill his best friend Henry, the younger brother of a rival gang leader. Is there humanity within him to refuse, or will loyalty to his brother cause him to pull the trigger?
We've Been Sleeping Long Enough Part 1: Poetically Alarming The Black Conscience
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
"We've Been Sleeping Long Enough Part 1: Poetically Alarming The Black Conscious" is a poetry book written to promote awareness of many problems that affect the Black community across the country.
Drug Wars Part 1: Lethal Dosage (The Revengist #1)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Someone's dealing the worst drug River City has ever seen. THE REVENGIST is on the case with a brand new partner and a list of broken lives he's going to avenge. But to find the source of the poison, they'll have to go so far undercover that they might never make it out alive.
Picnic with Picasso
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The Murray River, in Outback Australia, is the setting for this tale of high adventure. Jack Hamma is caged in a wooden frame and incarcerated in a blacked out cellar. Can Jack escape? Do his jailers have more sinister ideas? How do Picasso, a baby boy, and Little Miss Jabber fit into the mystery? A tale of high adventure and romance all liberally coated in Jack's wry sense of humour.
Between Two Worlds
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,620. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
From gang kid, to famous heart surgeon…John Battaglia is back with his own book. So is the love of his life, Meg Mancini, who he abandoned in his quest for the brass ring. Delve into the world of heart surgery and, once again, into the brutal society of gang life.
The Queen's Demise
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Does the punishment fit the crime. You decide. A tourist is brutally murdered. What would you do?
Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership - Juvenile Crime, Youth Violence, Delinquency, Substance Abuse, Public Health Interventions, Homeboys, Girls and Gangs, Race and Ethnicity, Poverty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The goal of this book is to provide practitioners and policymakers with knowledge about why kids become involved in gangs and to offer effective and promising strategies that prevent them from doing so.
Seeds of a King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Helping African-American males to release the pain, frustration, mental anguish, anxiety, and repressed emotions of their youthful educational experiences and burdened communities is a must. Never has a time presented itself to begin the healing process of our young soldiers. "Seeds of a king" delivers an "Enlightened look at these young men and explains the latent genius within each of them.
A Love Lost: Kiss of Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Based on a true story: Lovey is due for a much needed vacation and goes back to her hometown to visit her best friend that she hasn't seen in years. After two months of partying, she soon realizes that everything around her that was once familiar, is now foreign territory. After getting caught up in a life threatening situation, Lovey does what she knows best: Runs from her problems.
The Way Of The G
Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My true life experience of joining a gang at 14 and the downward spiral that eventually led to the brink of death. Almost stabbed to death at the age of 17 only surviving by the hands of God and skilled surgeons, I made it a point to bring awareness to the evil that comes with the territory of being a "G", Using my "Second chance" to heal and not destroy. Crimes scene photos, newspaper clips Inc..