The Streets Have No King

Author: JaQuavis Coleman
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781466893146
Release Date: 2017-04-25
Genre: Fiction

A street thriller of kidnapping, murder, trickery, and love that will have you at the edge of your seat. After 7 years of prison, multi-millionaire drug mogul Kane Garrett is back on the streets. But instead of diving back into the drug game, he’s teaching a college class, infusing business principles with his signature ruthless edge he developed in the streets. When a student—and heavy heroin dealer—named Basil catches Kane’s eye, Kane takes him on as a protégé and together, they build the biggest, smartest drug trafficking business the state has ever seen. But when Basil meets Moriah, Kane’s only daughter, lines get crossed and their dominant business union becomes a deadly rivalry. Welcome to a world where the kings meet their end and no one stays at the top for long. The crown always lies heavy on he who commands the streets—and Kane and Basil will fight to claim their rule, before power is toppled again, in The Streets Have No King by New York Times bestselling author JaQuavis Coleman.

The Streets Have No King

Author: Jaquavis
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781250081278
Release Date: 2017-04-25
Genre: Fiction

"After 7 years of prison, multi-millionaire drug mogul Kane Garrett is back on the streets. But instead of diving back into the drug game, he's teaching a college class, infusing business principles with [the] signature ruthless edge he developed in the streets. When a student--and heavy heroin dealer--named Basil catches Kane's eye, Kane takes him on as protaegae and together, they build the biggest, smartest drug trafficking business the state has ever seen"--

The Day the Streets Stood Still

Author: JaQuavis Coleman
Publisher: Urban Books
ISBN: 9781622860678
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre: Fiction

In this gripping and heart-wrenching story, you will meet Sean. He was raised by a hustling, well-connected mother and was taught early about street survival. When his mother is brutally murdered, Sean is thrust into a cold world all alone. An old friend of his mother takes Sean under his wing and introduces him to a life of drug dealing at its highest level. Sean becomes "King Sean" and rises up the drug game's totem pole. King Sean makes a solid name for himself in the street game. The only weakness he has ever had is a childhood friend and also the love of his life—a beauty named Sunny. Sunny has a struggle with drugs, and along her road to recovery, Sean falls victim to the vice as well. His life is slowly headed on a downward spiral, and his decline from street fame is filled with murder, lies, backstabbing, and a struggle to survive. Walk on the journey with Sunny and Sean as they hit rock bottom and steal, lie, and deceive in their struggle with addiction. Someone dies . . . but not until the end is the truth unveiled. New York Times bestseller JaQuavis Coleman pens an intricate, fast-paced street thriller that tells a bold story of true love, addiction, and murder. Read about The Day the Streets Stood Still.

The Streets Keep Calling

Author: Chunichi
Publisher: Urban Books
ISBN: 1599831627
Release Date: 2010-12-01
Genre: Fiction

After doing a 5-year bid, all ex-drug dealer Breeze wants is a normal life with the love of his life and his children. Determined to stay on a straight and narrow path, he follows all the rules of his probation, and even works a full-time job as a janitor. But when the pressure becomes too much to handle, he reverts back to what he knows best. With everything under control, he's the happiest man alive—that is, until he realizes his happiness was achieved at the cost of another man's losses. This brings Breeze back to a part of his life he'd hoped never to relive. He puts his combat boots on and is ready for war, not knowing if the battle will land him back in lockdown. In order to keep his happiness, Breeze is willing to risk it all. Bestselling author Chunichi brings readers another engaging tale of life on the streets. The Streets Keep Calling will make you ask yourself, "How far would I be willing to go for survival?"

No Name in the Street

Author: James Baldwin
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780804149662
Release Date: 2013-09-17
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

This stunningly personal document and extraordinary history of the turbulent sixties and early seventies displays James Baldwin's fury and despair more deeply than any of his other works. In vivid detail he remembers the Harlem childhood that shaped his early conciousness, the later events that scored his heart with pain--the murders of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, his sojourns in Europe and in Hollywood, and his retum to the American South to confront a violent America face-to-face.

The Cartel 7 Illuminati

Author: Ashley & JaQuavis
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781466874916
Release Date: 2017-07-25
Genre: Fiction

The saga of love, loyalty, and crime continues in the next explosive book in the Cartel series from the minds of New York Times bestselling authors Ashley & JaQuavis. After the tragic and bloody end to The Cartel’s 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 never been more alone. His empire is at his feet and he has no idea how to rebuild his kingdom. The only thing that is certain is that he has to stay out the way and off the radar of the Feds until he can figure out how to get his lady out of prison. Miamor’s freedom is guaranteed—provided Carter help create and distribute a drug that will take the streets by storm. Rubbing elbows with the most notorious, ruthless leaders of the underworld will get him what he wants. But can he win at their game of murder and money?

The Stiletto Agreement

Author: JaQuavis Coleman
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781466893153
Release Date: 2019-01-08
Genre: Fiction

One wife. One mistress. One deadly game of sex, deception, and betrayal... Both wife and mistress are attached to the same man, a man heir to the throne of a powerful business. The same man that had led them on for years and kept secrets from them both. But now he’s thousands of miles away, duct-taped and bound to a chair in a basement in Detroit, Michigan. As the intricate plan concocted between the two women unfolds, more and more layers of secrets are exposed. What starts out as a quest for ransom money turns into a ruthless game of cat and mouse. Within 72 hours, sex, manipulation, lies, and altered plans will all explode into unpredictable consequences that will change their three lives forever...

The Streets Have No King

Author: JaQuavis Coleman
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
ISBN: 1432853058
Release Date: 2018-07-11
Genre:

"After 7 years of prison, multi-millionaire drug mogul Kane Garrett is back on the streets. But instead of diving back into the drug game, he's teaching a college class, infusing business principles with [the] signature ruthless edge he developed in the streets. When a student--and heavy heroin dealer--named Basil catches Kane's eye, Kane takes him on as protaegae and together, they build the biggest, smartest drug trafficking business the state has ever seen"--

The White House

Author: JaQuavis Coleman
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 9781617752889
Release Date: 2014-05-27
Genre: Fiction

"The White House is a fast-paced thriller that doesn't disappoint." --Urban Reviews "White House by JaQuavis Coleman starts with a bang and will leave you wanting more." --Book Referees "Kidnapping, murder, and mayhem lead [Draya]--and the reader--through a harrowing and twisting plot to an explosive ending that no one sees coming." --Reading in Black & White "The White House is one of my most personal books ever. I took from a real-life situation and told a story that has been Detroit's secret for years. I'm bringing that to the forefront with my own twist. This venture with Infamous and Akashic feels right...It feels good. They are very in tune with my culture and style of writing which makes this a perfect situation for me." --JaQuavis Coleman on The White House The White House is based on true events, reimagining the dark chronicles of a notorious drug kingpin's death, and the unfortunate events that followed. The young heroine Draya lives paycheck to paycheck, laboring as a maid in a luxurious white house. One day, in the course of performing her duties, she is presented with an irresistible opportunity for a quick--and risky--payday. What unfolds in the white house changes the course of her life. Kidnapping, murder, and mayhem lead her--and the reader--through a harrowing and twisting plot to an explosive ending that no one sees coming. Look through the eyes of this young woman and glimpse how a life can forever be altered due to an unfortunate series of events--all touched off in a legendary white house. Infamous Books, curated by Albert "Prodigy" Johnson of the legendary hip-hop group Mobb Deep, is a revolutionary partnership that pairs the Infamous Records brand with Brooklyn-based independent publisher Akashic Books. Infamous Books' mission is to connect readers worldwide to crime fiction and street lit authors both familiar and new.

The King in Yellow

Author: Robert William Chambers
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: OSU:32435059497594
Release Date: 1895
Genre: Horror tales

A milestone of American supernatural fiction, The King in Yellow created a sensation upon its 1895 publication. Since then, it has markedly influenced writers in the genre, most famously, H. P. Lovecraft. Author Robert W. Chambers has been hailed as a writer of remarkable imaginative powers and the historic link between Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King.

King Zeno

Author: Nathaniel Rich
Publisher: MCD
ISBN: 9780374716318
Release Date: 2018-01-09
Genre: Fiction

New Orleans, 1918. The birth of jazz, the Spanish flu, an ax murderer on the loose. The lives of a traumatized cop, a conflicted Mafia matriarch, and a brilliant trumpeter converge—and the Crescent City gets the rich, dark, sweeping novel it so deserves. From one of the most inventive writers of his generation, King Zeno is a historical crime novel and a searching inquiry into man’s dreams of immortality. New Orleans, a century ago: a city determined to reshape its destiny and, with it, the nation’s. Downtown, a new American music is born. In Storyville, prostitution is outlawed and the police retake the streets with maximum violence. In the Ninth Ward, laborers break ground on a gigantic canal that will split the city, a work of staggering human ingenuity intended to restore New Orleans’s faded mercantile glory. The war is ending and a prosperous new age dawns. But everything is thrown into chaos by a series of murders committed by an ax-wielding maniac with a peculiar taste in music. The ax murders scramble the fates of three people from different corners of town. Detective William Bastrop is an army veteran haunted by an act of wartime cowardice, recklessly bent on redemption. Isadore Zeno is a jazz cornetist with a dangerous side hustle. Beatrice Vizzini is the widow of a crime boss who yearns to take the family business straight. Each nurtures private dreams of worldly glory and eternal life, their ambitions carrying them into dark territories of obsession, paranoia, and madness. In New Orleans, a city built on swamp, nothing stays buried long.

Code of the Street Decency Violence and the Moral Life of the Inner City

Author: Elijah Anderson
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393070387
Release Date: 2000-09-17
Genre: Social Science

Unsparing and important. . . . An informative, clearheaded and sobering book.—Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post (1999 Critic's Choice) Inner-city black America is often stereotyped as a place of random violence, but in fact, violence in the inner city is regulated through an informal but well-known code of the street. This unwritten set of rules—based largely on an individual's ability to command respect—is a powerful and pervasive form of etiquette, governing the way in which people learn to negotiate public spaces. Elijah Anderson's incisive book delineates the code and examines it as a response to the lack of jobs that pay a living wage, to the stigma of race, to rampant drug use, to alienation and lack of hope.

The King Never Smiles

Author: Paul M. Handley
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300130597
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Religion

Thailand's Bhumibol Adulyadej, the only king ever born in the United States, came to the throne of his country in 1946 and is now the world's longest-serving monarch. This book tells the unexpected story of his life and 60-year rule: how a Western-raised boy came to be seen by his people as a living Buddha; and how a king widely seen as beneficent and apolitical could in fact be so deeply political, autocratic, and even brutal. Paul Handley provides an extensively researched, factual account of the king's youth and personal development, ascent to the throne, skilful political maneuverings, and attempt to shape Thailand as a Buddhist kingdom. Blasting apart the widely accepted image of the king as egalitarian and virtuous, Handley convincingly portrays an anti-democratic monarch who, together with allies in big business and the corrupt Thai military, has protected a centuries-old, barely-modified feudal dynasty. When at nineteen Bhumibol assumed the throne after the still-unsolved shooting of his brother, the Thai monarchy had been stripped of power and prestige. Over the ensuing decades, Bhumibol became the paramount political actor in the kingdom, crushing critics while attaining high status among his people. The book details this process and depicts Thailand's unique constitutional monarch in the full light of the facts.

The Emperor s New Clothes

Author: Hans Christian Andersen
Publisher: Scandinavia Publishing House
ISBN: 9788771326703
Release Date: 2015-01-26
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Thirty of Hans Christian Andersen's most cherished stories in single volumes Illustrator various artists. Known all over the world, these fairytales hold stories of great value and are a source of inspiration for both young and old.

The Streets Bleed Murder

Author: Jerry Jackson
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1515039803
Release Date: 2015-07-14
Genre:

To rise to the top of the drug game no one man can do it alone. With this in mind, three diehard friends, GANGSTA, KASH and DANK band together to take over the streets. There is strength in numbers and the savvy but vicious trio are primed to put the game on lock. Until one man's mistake, one lustful moment and one disloyal act threatens to bring them down. Under the pressure applied by cops, will friends turn into foes or will their true love for one another rise to the top? Meanwhile, a different type of love lies in the balance. Sisters, NENE and ERICA are as different as night and day. The one thing they do have in common is their love for a certified thug. And in Kash, Dank, and Gangsta they find thuggism and much, much more. Will the two beautiful sisters be able to survive the cold realities that come with loving a gangsta? Or will they get caught in the middle of the gunfire when the treachery between the men turn ugly and THE STREETS BLEED MURDER.