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True to the Game II

True to the Game II

by Teri Woods

Here is the sequel to Teri Woods selfpublished phenomenon True to the Game.Trying to survive the projects in the late 1980s, Gena locked in to the game, and when she met millionaire drug dealer Quadir, she was primed and ready to help the man she love...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 11/15/2010
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True to the Game III

True to the Game III

by Teri Woods

The final and most explosive installment of the groundbreaking True to the Game trilogy will take you on a marathon race through the mean streets of Philly. Starting off where the second installments dramatic cliffhanger left us, True to the Game III ...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 12/09/2010
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True to the Game

True to the Game

by Teri Woods

Once upon a time, not too long ago, a young girl from the projects met Quadir, far from home, in the middle of Harlem. Now the story is told of how it all went down. Its the late 1980s, and Gena finds herself in trueblue love with Quadir, a millionai...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 10/14/2010
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The Cartel 4

The Cartel 4

by Ashley & JaQuavis

You thoughtthe Cartelwas over, but Diamonds are forever The Diamond family has survived murder, deceit, and betrayal. Through it all, theyre still standing tall, and a new era has begun. After surviving an attempt on her life, Breeze has moved into t...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 10/30/2012
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The Cartel 5

The Cartel 5

by Ashley & JaQuavis

When a Boeing 747 drops out of the sky with the men of the Cartel aboard, the women of the family have to step into their own. With the federal government on their heels and the family on the brink of destruction, a female dynasty is born. After the ...

The Cartel Series #5
Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 12/01/2014
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The Cartel 3

The Cartel 3

by Ashley & JaQuavis

The Cartel has come full circle with this fast-paced, groundbreaking novel, the third installment in the hit series byNew York Timesbestselling duo Ashley & JaQuavis. Miamor is fighting for her life in the belly of the beast. Shes been kidnapped, and...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 05/30/2012
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The Cartel 2

The Cartel 2

by Ashley & JaQuavis

Diamonds are foreveror are they? The Cartel runs Miami, and loyalty to their organization runs deep, but when someone breaks the rules, things may be beyond repair. A snitch in the crew has dismantled the notorious Cartel, and now disloyalty threatens...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 05/30/2012
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The Cartel 7 Illuminati

The Cartel 7: Illuminati

by Ashley & JaQuavis

The saga of love, loyalty, and crime continues After the tragic and bloody end to The Cartels reign, Carter is forced into isolation to evade the law. With his wife, Miamor, facing federal charges and his dear brother six feet under, Carter has neve...

The Cartel Series #7
Narrator: L. Steven Taylor
Published: 07/25/2017
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The Cartel 6

The Cartel 6

by Ashley & JaQuavis

The Cartel series is back and deadlier than ever. Las Vegas: a city built on obscene wealth and corrupt deals, cunning entrepreneurs, and the ruthless mob. The Cartels plan to open a casino will rake in cash, but it comes with great sacrifice. The s...

The Cartel Series #6
Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 07/19/2016
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The Prada Plan 2

The Prada Plan 2

by Ashley Antoinette

Ashley Antoinette, of the Ashley & JaQuavis writing duo, steps out on her own once again with the next installment of her scandalously sexy Prada Plan series! When youve been labeled crazy all of your life, its easy to commit a murder, and now street...

Narrator: Honey Jones
Published: 09/01/2013
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The Cartel

The Cartel

by Ashley & JaQuavis

The port of Miami brings in millions of dollars worth of cocaine every year, and the Cartel controls eighty percent of it. The Diamond family is a force to be reckoned with, but all hell breaks loose when they lose their leader. The most ruthless gang...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 05/25/2012
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The Prada Plan 3

The Prada Plan 3

by Ashley Antoinette

Leahs crazy scheming has finally paid off. Now that YaYa is out of the picture, Leah has everything shes ever wanted. She steps into YaYas shoes, and now she has money, family, and, most importantly, she has Indie. Shes the queen of his empire, and no...

Narrator: Honey Jones
Published: 10/01/2013
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The Prada Plan

The Prada Plan

by Ashley Antoinette

Disaya Morgan, a character first introduced inGirls from Da Hood 4, returns in this gritty tale of a money-hungry woman who finds her life spinning out of control. When Disaya meets Indie and falls hopelessly in love, she is determined to keep her lif...

Narrator: Honey Jones
Published: 08/01/2013
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Moth to a Flame

Moth to a Flame

by Ashley Antoinette

In the little city of Flint, Michigan, the good die young and the people left standing are the grimiest of characters. With reign over the citys drug trade, Benjamin Atkins made sure that his precious daughter, Raven, was secluded from the grit that t...

Narrator: Nicole Small
Published: 04/01/2015
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Whoreson

Whoreson

by Donald Goines

From one of the most revolutionary writers of the twentieth century comes the uncensored and gritty novel that inspired todays street lit and hip-hop culture. After my ninth birthday, I began to really understand the meaning of my name. I began to un...

Narrator: Kevin Kenerly
Published: 12/15/2013
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The Dopemans Wife

The Dopemans Wife

by JaQuavis Coleman

The explosive start to an epic urban trilogy from New York Times bestselling author JaQuavis Coleman Once the streets pull you in, they own you. Or at least thats the way its been for Nautica. Growing up in the hood, all shes ever known is the fast l...

The Dopemans Wife Trilogy #1
Narrator: Nicole Small
Published: 05/01/2015
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Sunshine on Scotland Street

Sunshine on Scotland Street

by Alexander McCall Smith

Once more, we catch up with the delightful goings-on in the fictitious 44 Scotland Street from Alexander McCall Smith. With customary charm and deftness, Alexander McCall Smith gives us another instalment in this popular series, now running in its eig...

44 Scotland Street #8
Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 08/08/2014
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Murderville

Murderville

by Ashley & JaQuavis

Two children from Sierra Leone, Liberty and Ashai, are brought together by chance, only to be forced apart by the most inevitable and tragic fate. Ashley & JaQuavis bring us this classic love story set against modern lifes most horrifying realities. ...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 07/26/2011
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Murderville 3

Murderville 3

by Ashley & JaQuavis

New York Times bestselling authors Ashley and JaQuavis have returned with the much-anticipated final installment in the epic Murderville series. Taking up where the thrilling Murderville 2: The Epidemic left off, were thrown back into the internation...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 09/03/2013
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Murderville 2

Murderville 2

by Ashley & JaQuavis

New York Times bestselling authors Ashley and JaQuavis are back with the second installment in the epic Murderville series. Love, murder, loyalty, and money fill this hood tale as they continue this international street saga. With Samad's target on...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 07/24/2012
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The Prada Plan 4

The Prada Plan 4

by Ashley Antoinette

The feud between YaYa and Leah has ruined the lives of everyone around them. In The Prada Plan 4, the animosity is alive, and the resentments run deeper than ever. Indie has watched YaYas past destroy the woman he once knew, and his patience has run ...

The Prada Plan Series #4
Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 07/01/2014
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Carter Diamond

Carter Diamond

by Ashley & JaQuavis

A prequel to Ashley and JaQuavis New York Times bestselling Cartel series, this story follows the rise of notorious gangster Carter Diamond, taking listeners through his days on the mean streets of Michigan to him becoming the biggest drug lord Miami ...

The Carter Diamond Series #1
Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 05/01/2015
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Carter Diamond 2

Carter Diamond 2

by Ashley & JaQuavis

Welcome to Carter Diamond part two. New York Times bestselling authors Ashley and JaQuavis follow-up their smash hit Carter Diamond with part two in the prequel series to The Cartel. Picking up right where the last installment ended, this action-pack...

The Carter Diamond Series #2
Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 05/15/2015
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Inner Circle

Inner Circle

by Evelyn Lozada, with Cou...

Evelyn Lozada, the breakout star of VH1s hit reality showBasketball Wives, brings you her first novel in the hot new series the Wives Association.Inner Circleis a jaw-dropping peek into thelives of a group ofwomen married to professional athletes. It ...

Narrator: Nicole Small
Published: 06/12/2012
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Animal

Animal

by Kwan

Kwan delivers his bloodiest story yet. One bullet changed everything. Three years after narrowly escaping a one way trip to the gas chamber, the fugitive known only as Animal finds himself drawn back to the scene of the crime: Harlem. Throughout hi...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 10/02/2012
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The Dopefiend

The Dopefiend

by JaQuavis Coleman

JaQuavis Coleman chillingly chronicles the life and crimes of Harlem resident Hazel Brown as she rises to the highest highs and spirals into an inevitable, devastating downfall.Hazel has nothing and no one in her life; the only thing she owns is an in...

The Dopemans Trilogy #2
Narrator: iiKane
Published: 09/26/2017
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The Dopeman

The Dopeman

by JaQuavis Coleman

The Dopeman: Memoirs of a Snitch is a complex tale about the life and times of one the biggest drug traffickers the Midwest has ever seen.In the summer of 2009, the FBI has launched an intricate plot to take down one of the most prolific drug organiza...

The Dopemans Trilogy #3
Narrator: iiKane
Published: 09/05/2017
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Payback Aint Enough

Payback Aint Enough

by Wahida Clark

Picking up where the suspensefulPayback with Ya Lifeleft off, were plunged back into the hip-hop drama, where the men are hot and dangerous, the women know their shoes from their Choos, and they will stop at nothing to get what they want. In a game of...

Narrator: Nicole Small
Published: 04/24/2012
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Payback With Ya Life

Payback With Ya Life

by Wahida Clark

In the sequel to one of Wahida's most successful titles [Payback is a Mutha], old scores are settled and before long, new tensions arise. Still recovering from the suicide of her best friend, Shan now pregnant by a married man is forced to make major ...

Narrator: Bessie Lee
Published: 03/10/2015
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Guilty Gucci

Guilty Gucci

by Ashley Antoinette

The Red Bottom Bandits may be the worlds most fashion-forward gang of masked outlaws. Theyre the talk of D. C. for their daring robberies and fly gear. And their latest caper is penned by Ashley Antoinette (of Ashley & JaQuavis) at her sultry, streetw...

Narrator: iiKane
Published: 06/13/2017
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Animal 2

Animal 2

by Kwan

Secrets are revealed, sides are chosen, and bodies are droppedits on! After being thought dead, Animal resurfaces on the streets of New York to keep true to his promise and make it rain blood over Harlem. All those who had wronged him would feel his ...

The Animal Series #2
Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 11/19/2013
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Welfare Wifeys

Welfare Wifeys

by Kwan

In the Frederick Douglass Housing Projects, the name of Jada Butler is synonymous with drama. But there is about to be a new contender to the throne of ghetto antics. Malika is a young, single mother trying to make a life in public housing. When she ...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 09/28/2010
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Hood

Hood

by Noire

Lamont Hood Mason is a fearless nineteen-year-old gangsta who was born and raised in the projects of Brooklyn, New York. He was an abandoned child who roamed the city streets and fought hard for survival. The only thing constant in his young life was ...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 04/01/2015
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The Circle The Beginning

The Circle: The Beginning

by Ashley & JaQuavis

Meet the Portersa family of criminals at the highest level. On the eve of their exile from a life of crime, it all goes bad. These brothers and sisters go on the run from the law and are on a wild dash to the border before the authorities capture them...

The Circle Series
Narrator: Nicole Small
Published: 06/15/2015
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White Lines III

White Lines III

by Tracy Brown

The ultimate love story began in White Lines, and now in this stunning conclusion, Jada and Born come full circlebut not without paying a hefty price. On the surface, Jadas life is back on trackshes battled her demons, her son is a permanent part of ...

The White Lines Novels #3
Narrator: Nicole Small
Published: 11/17/2015
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Black Friday

Black Friday

by Ashley & JaQuavis

All it takes is one murder to change a million lives, and thats exactly what happens to Kasheef Williams on a cold, black Friday. After a reunion with an old friend goes wrong in a Long Island night club, Kasheef is forced to protect himself by any me...

Narrator: Honey Jones
Published: 10/03/2017
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Blood Sweat and Payback

Blood, Sweat, and Payback

by Wahida Clark

From New York Times bestselling author Wahida Clark comes the highly anticipated next installment in the Queens notorious Payback series. Fans will rush to this latest installment while new readers will be eager to discover Clarks unmatched melodrama....

The Payback Series #4
Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 04/22/2014
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The Return of a Gangsters Girl

The Return of a Gangsters Girl

by Chunichi

Brokenhearted, scorned Ceazia is back home in Virginia and up to her old ways. With her road dawg, Diamond, by her side, shes unstoppable, until the attention shes used to falls on her friend and envy rears its ugly head.When she pulls Shawn, Diamond ...

Gangsters Girl Series #3
Narrator: iiKane
Published: 11/14/2017
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Purple City

Purple City

by Kwan

#1 Essence bestselling author Kwan presents three explosive stories in one collection. Love & Gunplay After news of the attempted murder of his estranged fianc, Gucci, Animal has two things on his mind: love and gunplay. With the help of his mistres...

The Purple City Tales
Narrator: Kim Johnson
Published: 04/01/2016
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Wifeys Next Hustle

Wifey's Next Hustle

by KiKi Swinson

After a brush with death and the loss of a loved one, Kira leaves her hometown for good, gives up being wifey, and finds herself a new hustle; selling high-end cars at a luxury dealership in South Beach. Her client list is filled with wealthy cats ...

Narrator: Angel Cochrane
Published: 12/13/2016
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Snapped

Snapped

by Tracy Brown

As the pampered wife of Frankie Bingham, Camille wants for nothing. After all, Frankie and their life together are her whole world. So Camille tries not to be bothered by his closeness with his coworker and dear friend Gillian. But it soon becomes cle...

Narrator: Napiera Groves
Published: 01/05/2010
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Justify My Thug

Justify My Thug

by Wahida Clark

This continuation of a bestselling, much loved series brings new drama and action. Old fans will devour this new installment and new fans will discover Wahida Clarks sexy, dangerous, and intriguing work for the first time. Justify My Thug continues t...

Narrator: Cary Hite and Hone...
Published: 04/26/2011
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Section 8

Section 8

by K'wan

Taught by her drug-addict mother to get hers by any means necessary, Tionnas heart is cold, but she holds a warm place in it for Duhan, the father of her two sons, her on-again-off-again boyfriend since they were teenagers, her knight in shining armor...

Narrator: Napiera Groves
Published: 10/06/2009
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The Eternal Engagement

The Eternal Engagement

by Mary B. Morrison

Mona Cunningham doesnt believe in marriage, but she doesnt want to lose a good man, so she accepts William Lincolns proposal. But with dark secrets from her past hanging over her, each time the wedding date nears Mona finds some reason to postpone. ...

Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Published: 07/26/2011
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The Circle Rains Story

The Circle: Rains Story

by Treasure E. Blue

Meet Rain, the eldest and most dangerous of Baltimores most feared crime familythe Porters. Honing their skills to perfection since their youth, the siblings were introduced to the intricate world of armed robbery, diamond heists, and murder by their ...

The Circle Series #2
Narrator: Nicole Small
Published: 07/01/2015
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The Street

The Street

by Ann Petry

As much a historical document as it is a novel, this 1946 winner of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award is the poignant and unblinkingly honest story of Lutie Johnson, a young black woman, and her spirited struggle to live and raise her son...

Narrator: Shayna Small
Published: 01/10/2013
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Animal 3

Animal 3

by Kwan

After making a promise to leave the street life behind, a shocking revelation forces Animal back into the game to face his greatest opponent yet. When Animals former lover, Red Sonja, shows up on his doorstep with a little girl, claiming Animal is th...

The Animal Series #3
Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 11/04/2014
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Long White Con

Long White Con

by Iceberg Slim

Iceberg Slim, bestselling author of Pimp and Trick Baby, brings us yet another riveting classic. Continuing the saga begun in Trick Baby, Long White Con tells the story of the most incredible con man ever to have risen. Picking up where Trick Baby le...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 10/01/2014
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Thug Lovin

Thug Lovin'

by Wahida Clark

Tasha and Trae, the hood's favorite couple, are still together following the events of Thug Matrimony. Even with their relocation to sunny Los Angeles, the drama of New York cannot be escaped. From running a nightclub to dealing with models, shady law...

Narrator: Bessie Lee
Published: 02/10/2015
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Eviction Notice

Eviction Notice

by Kwan

From #1 Essence bestselling author Kwan comes the next installment in his bestselling Hood Rat series. Porsha, the ghetto princess; Boots, the scandalous baby mama;Frankie, a.k.a. Francine, the con artist: these three girls live in one apartment and ...

Narrator: Cary Hite
Published: 09/27/2011
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