Books tagged: gang violence

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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.
Gang War
Series: Black Womb. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017 by Engen Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
The Tees, a homicidal gang evil men, has finally been taken down by Xander Drew. But his victory is short lived, as retired Tees are killed one by one. With a town full of suspects, anyone can be the culprit… including one of their own.
Becoming
Series: Black Womb. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017 by Engen Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Black Womb’s story continues in Black Womb: Becoming. For months Xander Drew has been doing his level best to keep the streets of Coral Beach clean, and now it’s time for the forces of darkness to strike back… all at once. Be there for the single worst day of Xander Drew’s life. There are some things that nothing can prepare you for.
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.
His Final Deal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Christian
Suave is one of Jamaica’s biggest drugs lords. It’s Suave’s world, and everyone else just lives in it. But it's the murder and kidnapping of two of Suave’s loved ones that bring him to his knees. So Suave makes a deal to eradicate his enemies—but it could cause him his own life. Then God counteroffers Suave’s deal with His own. With his motto being, “I don’t do God,” will Suave accept God’s deal?
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.
Santa Muerte
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012 by Post Mortem Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
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.