Books tagged: gang violence

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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.
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..
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 68,540. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
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.
A Black Child Shall Not Lead Them: Letters from Black Children that Died Violentl
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
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.