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The Canarsie Connection
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,300. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Shamara Fox witnessed the brutal murder of her mom and dad. The gunman, Tommy Bossett, escapes prosecution. Her life turns into a living hell; she realizes Tommy is the cause. With the help of two friends, the trio infiltrates Tommy’s Crime Organization posing as contract killers. Once inside, the plan is to kill Tommy, but Shamara is hurled into a life and death journey that alters her soul.
Young Goonz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,450. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Good2go Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Welcome to Far Rock where opportunity never knocks. Meet Foe a member of the Young Goons. The plan is to make money and live comfortably but when the rival YBM (Young Black Mafia) no nonsense crew inters the equation things turn deadly. With each side not willing to compromise or back down Foe and the Young Goons are left with only one option…kill the competition!
Lost Souls
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature
In Lost Souls, Shawn Lytle takes his readers into that world of alienation and life out-of-control. He speaks through thought-provoking poetry, essays, and short stories of the harsh reality of the city streets; exciting, sad, confusing, yet always with a shred of hope.
A Thug's Redemption
Series: A Thug's Redemption, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,840. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Not your typical "thug" in this urban fiction novel that tells the all too familiar story of inner city youths seduced by the profitable drug dealing business as a means to get out of poverty. But in this street lit "banger", Jamal's choices will cost him more than he is prepared to spend...
Crack: Volume 1
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,490. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Crack" follows lead homicide detective Devon Jensen through the grimy streets of Detroit’s underworld. Fresh from a stint down in Atlanta, Detective Jensen returns home only to be hurled into a world of chaos when he is forced to solve the murder of a childhood friend.
Crew Love
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Set on the raw, gritty streets of Chicago in the early 20th century, Crew Love chronicles the lives of four men from vastly different backgrounds, but whose lives nonetheless intersect in ways neither of them would ever imagine.Phil-Good, Jermaine, Blue Ball, and Short Stack may appear to be ruthless, heartless hustlers and killers on the surface, but - as with most people in similar situations.
Altered Destiny: A Hustler's Choice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,890. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Sasha has grown up amid drugs, crime and violence. She manages to make a life for herself on the streets, with money, sex, respect, power, notoriety, and even love, and she feels that the choices she makes to get there are the right ones. But it all comes crashing down when one of the choices she makes comes back to haunt her. Will she get a second chance to make it right or will it be too late?
Two for Five
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,580. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
(4.00 from 1 review)
Two for Five takes you on a gripping journey through the notorious streets of South Jamaica Queens and exposes you to the lives of three young brothers coming up in the drug game. As the money flows, so to does the drama and the cost of doing business on the merciless streets of Queens is paid for with blood and an increased body count. You smoke, you buy, you live, you die...
Blackface: A Novel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,210. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Urban
To protect his mother, sixteen year-old Clinton Ray a.k.a Black must run away from home. Forced to mingle with the worst elements and circumstances in urban life, Black bumps into Face, Penny and Zero, who together chase the American Dream. In his journey of self-discovery, Black must learn to survive on the streets of Chicago, reevaluate his life decisions, or perish in the chaos of life.