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Earth Angels
By Gerald Petievich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Fiction
Detective Sergeant Jose Stepanovich and his elite tactical team were the toughest cops in the Los Angeles police force, handed the toughest jobs, like going up against the city's most vicious criminal element - the street gangs of East L.A. But somewhere along the lines the cops broke a few rules, turning a job into a personal vendetta, and suddenly it wasn't only the gangs they were fighting.
The Good Samaritan
By @1Rebone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Two young boys hitch-hiking one evening gave the driver who stopped to help them a terrifying experience. Their mission was to hijack the car and kill the driver.
High School Hit List
By Melissa Yi
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction
Jimmy can talk to animals. No big deal, probably part of his Mohawk heritage. But one day, Coyote tells him, "You have to go to school. There's going to be trouble." Turns out a bully's slashing his way through a hit list, starting with one of the vice principals and closing in on Jimmy himself at number four. Now Jimmy's got to protect them all--with some help from the birds and the beasts.
A Black Child Shall Not Lead Them: Letters from Black Children that Died Violentl
By Raymond Sturgis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
A Black Child Shall Not Lead Them came to me as I watch the news of child after child becoming victims in adult’s violent disagreements. I agree with the bible verse that a child shall lead them; however, my book conveys that children dying violently should not be leading violent misunderstandings.
SnitchCraft
By Edrea Davis
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 68,560. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction
Hip-hop meets civil rights in this riveting saga exposing the corruption created by the use of snitches. JC Powell is making big money, providing for his family, and winning back the love of his life. When he is imprisoned based on the testimony of someone he trusted, JC struggles to clear his name and get back seized assets seized. The puzzle comes together in a surprising courtroom drama.
The Way Of The G
By Scott Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
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..
Santa Muerte
By Cynthia Pelayo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 by Post Mortem Press. Category: Fiction
Ariana Molina is a high school student in Chicago and life is quiet until she begins to have visions of a veiled skeletal figure that asking for her policeman father. Struggling with gruesome ghosts, and being suspicious of suspected gang members that have moved in across the street, Ari soon becomes the target of the drug cartels and their black magic cult of Santa Muerte.
A Love Lost: Kiss of Death
By L. Neal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction
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.
Seeds of a King
By Tyrone Brackens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction
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.
Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership - Juvenile Crime, Youth Violence, Delinquency, Substance Abuse, Public Health Interventions, Homeboys, Girls and Gangs, Race and Ethnicity, Poverty
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.