Alieu Mansaray


Alieu Mansaray is the first Sierra Leone Urban Street literature novel writer. He is a Self-Publisher who founded Sierra Leone Prince Publishing in 2010.He was born in Sierra Leone, Freetown and came to the United States at the age of 9 years old. During his schooling he attended Saint Charles Borromoe catholic school, located at 135th Street on 7th Avenue in the section of Harlem. While living at 145th. Street on 7th. Avenue right in the heart of Harlem, was when he started to take notice of the hustlers and drug dealers. After Saint Charles, Alieu went to Manhattan Center High School for Science and Math, located within a section of Harlem known as Spanish Harlem to most located at 116th Street by the F.D.R. Drive on 1st. Avenue. It was during these times he began to immerse himself in the streets and notice what fast money could bring. After Manhattan Center he began his college studies at City College University where he graduated with a Bachelor degree in Education but still had his dealings within the streets attending parties within Brooklyn and hanging out at notable clubs such as Temptation, Warehouse, etc with his fellow Brooklyn friends. It was also during his parting days that he caught his first weapons charge which sent him to Rikers for a few days. Not understanding the circumstances of his first charge Alieu under unforeseen circumstances will catch a second charge of weapons possession. While going back and forth to court from Brooklyn House for the second case of felony weapon possession he started to realize those he considered his friends, associates , and even his girlfriend started to abandon him plus disassociate themselves from him when he needed them the most. Alieu found his only solace through working on an Urban novel, which transformed to the literature called, "Life Redemption". After being found guilty for his second weapon possession case, he was sent upstate for a five years sentence and there he completed his "Life Redemption" series. The first of the three "Life Redemption I, II, III Abdul's Story" series tells of the first character Abdul's A.K.A. "Al" and his journey from a young boy to manhood with his friends at Manhattan Center to his college studies at City College, while still traversing himself in the drug game with his friends. At the end Abdul finally finds the one woman who would bear his child. Due to his drug dealing it would lead to circumstances unforeseen by Abdul nor his friends. Abdul will have to make the biggest decision of his life whether, his girlfriend or his unborn baby. He has to decide who is worth more to him. Find out his ultimate decision and choice! if it was up to you who would you save and why? The next three series will then lead you into "Life Redemption IV, V, VI Isis's Story" about 'Isis. Which will tell you the humble beginnings of Abdul's godfather General Priest's female bodyguard Isis, from her stint in the Sierra Leone special forces unit, where she will meet her friend Nefertiti, to becoming the bodyguard to a general while in America who is a major drug distributor, then getting to know General Priest's own crew apply labeled "Foreign Money Makin' Posse". At the end of this story you will come to know the formation of "Murder Mayhem Incorporated" comprising of three females that treat the drug game as there own killing field for murders. The last of the "Life Redemption VII, VIII, IX Cleopatra's Story" series then leads to the end of this series which will then tie everything together and have you understand why this series was apply titled "Life Redemption". Cleopatra will have you knowing what a young female who has lost everything, has nothing, been molested by those with power who were sworn to protect her is capable of implementing when immersed into the drug game. She will have you rethink what a cold blooded killer is all about. Better yet if you want to get to know Cleopatra let me allow a sample of her talk to two females who where trying to flirt with her girlfriend's boyfriends. “Bitch who the fuck ya ass talkin’ to? Talkin’ ‘bout ya goin’ get ya brother. I got friends too an’ it’s sixteen of ‘em an’ one waitin’ to start some shit. I’ll bring ‘em all out an’ they got three extra friends waitin’ to tag along. ‘Cause I’ll bring the fuckin’ beats an’ we can all ‘ave a muthafuckin’ block party!” Cleopatra told them talking about her gun and the three extra clip she was carrying.

As far as the self-publishing author goes Alieu has four books that are out right now in book print format right now "Life Redemption I, II, and III" the last of which called "Boss Of All Bosses" which was about a female named Wanetta who takes over her family business after the death of her mother and father. When he is not working his thoughts on paper, Alieu Mansaray enjoys working out. All Three "Life Redemption" series for Abdul's Story will be posted up very soon on Smashwords for e-reader along with the "Boss Of All Bosses" series for anyone to purchase and download to their e-readers. Stay tune to the upcoming novel "My Brother's Keeper" and "Vampire Origins 'The Genealogy" Coming Real Soon!

Smashwords Interview

What are your five favorite books, and why?
Standing At the Scratch Line, Native Son, Harry Potter series, Interview With A Vampire, and how can I forget my own books Life Redemption!
What do you read for pleasure?
Urban literatures, vampire novels, crime stories, most books tend to draw my interest.
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Where to find Alieu Mansaray online


The Interview
Interview at City College radio show for my novel "Life Redemption"


My Brother's Keeper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
If you've followed me as a reader of my "Life Redemption I, II, and III" series and "Boss of All Bosses" novel then get ready for this next one part trill ride installment of, "My Brother's Keeper" more in line of a movie script turned novel. Separated at an early age after the murder of their Police Officer of a father and a Caucasian Madam of a hooker mother.
Boss Of All Bosses
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 56,200. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Urban
It is stated, "A woman scorned is one not to be tempered with..." can Wanetta, a young lady born on the South-Side of Chicago who grew up within Harlem's mean streets, only to gain a scholarship to Harvard University sever ties with a man known notoriously as, "The Black Hand of Death" who controls one-half of a Mob Family Organization within Harlem, whose roots stems from Chicago.
Life Redemption III
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 51,870. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In this next installment comes "Life Redemption III-Abdul's Story". Now get a glimpse into the impact three female hit women associated with, "Murder Mayhem Incorporated" can wreck on the drug game. Will Al's dealings within the drug game cost him to pay a price, when he is left with the ultimate decision of saving his pregnant girlfriend, or his unborn child? If you were Al, whom would you save?
Life Redemption II
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 57,990. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Abdul now gets to learn more of his godfather General Priest drug business, and the vast wealth he possesses. Will "Al" dwell deeper into the drug game, and step up his efforts to cause bloodshed within the streets with Priest aces in the hole? Now get to know what happens to Al, as the female that is part of a hit team called, Murder Mayhem Incorporated" has a gun held to his head.
Life Redemption
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 103,110. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
What does a Sierra Leone boy has left when his family is murdered, is claimed by his father's best friend, and sent to America? Abdul A.K.A. "Al" grows up quickly with his American friend "Izrod", Caribbean born "Dread", and Asian partner "Ghost". They journey from teenagers at Manhattan Center high school into adulthood.

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