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Annotation:A twist of fate separates twin brothers Malik and Malachi who grow up as opposites: a lawyer and a drug lord. An ambush set up for Malachi instead puts his brother in the hospital and starts a dangerous chain of events rolling.
Annotation:Surviving the brutal murder of his parents, Ruffneck vies with those at the top for control of Detroit’s dope trade. But first he’ll have to contend with a serial killer and widespread corruption.
Annotation:Two stories by two authors make this book a bonus. In Swinson’s “I Need a Gangster,” a woman vows revenge on her cheating husband and in De’nesha Diamond’s “Gentlemen Prefer Bullets,” a “gentleman” has the opportunity to avenge his family.
Annotation:The Duncan family runs a legitimate car business in Queens, along with a few other less legitimate endeavors. When L.C. decides to retire, the family’s power shift leaves them open to enemy takeover.