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Ugly1. Ugly

There are many ugly things in this world, but Julius Graves is considered one of the ugliest of those things. His Big Lips, Big Nose and Jet Black Skin have always been the perfect recipe for nasty stares, cold shuns, and violent beat downs his entire life.

Once Julius moves to a new neighborhood, the torment he thought he escaped gets far worse when he becomes targeted by a menacing crew that’s led by an egomaniac that’s determined to make Julius’ life a living hell!

Julius finds refuge in an unlikely ally that sends his life spiraling even more out of control at the cost of losing someone he loves the most.

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Single Again

It seems like every time you want to do right, the devil makes it so easy for you to do wrong. Darrel was once a smooth talking ladies’ man that hopped from bedroom to bedroom on a nightly basis and didn’t give a second thought to breaking any woman’s heart.

All of that changed when he thought he’d met the woman of his dreams, sexy model, Brandi Brown.  He quickly finds out what comes around goes around the hard way when he discovers his new bride under the sheets grinding it out with another man.

After the deception of his new bride Darrel attempts to take on a new leaf and play the role of the good guy for once, but after a few dangerous encounters from someone lurking in the shadows, it becomes apparent his ratchet past may not let him.

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When It Comes Around 1. When It Comes Around

In high school, Brenda thought Clyde was the man of her dreams. He was older, he had his own money and he was just too fine. The one thing Brenda didn’t know about Clyde was that he was a married man. Fast forward to several years later and life with Clyde has gone all to hell. If Clyde isn’t beating the hell out of her, he’s got her somewhere wagging along with his disrespectful kids.

Brenda’s only refuge is her job at the run down soul food kitchen, The Chicken Coop. Brenda feels her luck is beginning to change when the ultra mysterious but madly attractive customer, Miguel, walks into her life. But are the secrets Miguel is closely guarding too explosive for Brenda to handle?

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Diggin’ Gold

There’s not a woman alive that wants a man that doesn’t have anything.

The same holds true for Kizzy Washington. Now, Kizzy doesn’t want any old, average dude that’s trying to make ends meet. She needs a man that can provide her with plenty of cash and all the glamorous things her heart desires. Kizzy Washington is a gold digger and there is no shame in her game! So when Kizzy zeroes in on that guy that can provide her with everything she lusts for, she’s willing to do anything, and I do mean ANYTHING to snag him.

Kizzy has been spending the last couple of years working as a waitress at a small town diner waiting for a Rich Casanova to come in and sweep her off her feet so she can take him for all he has. When she finds out one of the elderly patrons that’s been sitting up under her nose for years could possess all the riches she’s been in search of, she goes in for the KILL. But will her gold digging ambitions get the best of her and give her much more than she bargains for?

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1. Ghetto EyesGhetto Eyes

Mystery, Drama and Suspense is what you will get when looking from these Ghetto Eyes.

When Brenda gets fed up with her abusive husband, she seeks refuge in a stranger from out of town. But will the secret he’s hiding be too explosive for her to handle?

Victor Jackson gets caught up in some major drama while shopping for a wedding band with his good friend, Spencer. When he spots his soon to be millionaire father-in-law snuggled up tightly with a chick half his age at the mall, in broad daylight he quickly comes up with a scheme to profit off of his little discovery by giving up the goods to the Misses. All HELL BREAKS loose when Victor gets more than a simple cash payment from the desperate housewife!

Trish and Maggie are the best of friends despite their different ethnicities. Will a deadly day at the mall reveal to them they were never as close as they thought they were?  Ghetto Eyes uniquely combines three intense Urban short stories with a collection of thirty-nine Urban poems between each story.

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The Trusted

 If You Were A Convict Running From The Law, Who Would YOU TRUST? 1. The Trusted

Rick Reed is a convict on the run from the law. He’s been convicted for committing over two dozen homicides, and he just escaped facing the death penalty.

With the help of his sexy girlfriend, Keisha, Rick is well on his way to Mexico, trekking from back road to back road.

Things quickly go awry when Rick and Keisha lose their wheels and find themselves in the middle of nowhere in the strange, country town, Stony Creek.

Stony Creek is a virtual ghost town with only one family remaining, the Havertys, and the secret this family holds could spell disaster for Rick and Keisha.

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1. The Best Kept SecretsThe Best Kept Secrets

What would you do if you caught your future father-in-law having an affair?

Would you mind your own business?

Would you tell? Ex-con, Victor Jackson gets caught up in some major drama while shopping for a wedding band with his good friend, Spencer.

When he spots his soon to be millionaire father-in-law snuggled up tightly with a chick half his age at the mall, in broad daylight he quickly comes up with a scheme to profit off of his little discovery by giving up the goods to the Misses.

All HELL BREAKS loose when Victor gets more than a simple cash payment from the desperate housewife!

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