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Girls from da Hood 5

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You've seen them in print before, and their books are hot, hot, hot! Now see what Edd McNair, Keisha Ervin, and Brenda Hampton can do when they join forces to bring you three stories in the latest installment of Girls from da Hood. Being married to notorious gangsta rapper Sean Pynn isn't as glamorous as it appears to be. Behind closed doors, Queen is dealing with knock-down drag-out fights, verbal abuse, and neglect. When her bodyguard, Ahsim, comes into the picture, things change in a hurry. When a man thinks his woman is cheating, he keeps tabs on her. When a woman thinks her man is cheating, she calls Jakki. Rochel "Jakki" Thomas' way of catching a man in the act is a little risky, but she's worth every penny. Niecy Brickhouse and her twin sister Naquel are living the glamorous life - until Naquel is shot by their older sister's boyfriend. Everyone is calling it a suicide, but Niecy knows the painful truth about her sister's death, and it sets her on a dangerous, self-destructive path. Will she be able to overcome her depression, or will her new life on the streets be the death of Niecy?

©2009 Keisha Ervin, Brenda Hampton, and Edd McNair (P)2017 Urban Audiobooks, and Blackstone Publishing

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Turning Point

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Anita is a young, strong black woman who made her dreams a reality: the house, the cars, a generous bank account, and a fiancé who was getting ready to go pro. Everything was perfect. She was only a step away from finishing her doctorate when her world was shattered. Her fiancé left her, and he left her HIV-positive. Then she met Prince; fresh out of jail on a murder charge but with every intention of changing his life around. When Anita crosses his path, she is a blessing in helping him get his business and his life on track and elevated, but she never figured he was the type to fall in love.  When Leah’s teenage love Dropp got caught up and sent away for a five-year bid, Brit, a low key hustler, was there to show her that she never had to be alone again. Leah fell hard for Brit, married him, and made a family. But now Dropp is home and back on the streets claiming fame with Leah on his mind. His persistence makes her question her love for Brit and why she still feels that Dropp belongs to her.  Truck and Cadillac grew up in South Norfolk, Oakley Park projects. The terror they caused through the city made mothers and grandmothers fall to the ground letting out heartbreaking cries. These brothers moved in the streets with only one thing on the mind: getting money! Until their sister Precious is caught in the middle, and when tragedy hits home, they all reach a Turning Point.

©2012 Edd McNair (P)2020 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks, LLC

Author: Edd McNair
Length: 8 hrs and 13 mins
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My Time to Shine

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My Time to Shine takes listeners into one family's struggle for survival during the crack epidemic of the late 1980s. Black, a small-time thug with big dreams, discovers the demand for crack cocaine in the Virginia housing projects where he lives and sees the drug as a meal ticket for his family. His younger cousin, Lo, who idolizes Black, joins him in his business endeavors. But as they work side by side with hustlers and killers, the pair is soon thrown into situations beyond their control, and the bonds of their family are thoroughly tested.

©2006 Edd McNair (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Daniel George
Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
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Black Reign: Angela

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Angela grew up in an all-black upper-class neighborhood in Virginia Beach. Being raised by conservative parents, street life was almost nonexistent. Her college years at Hampton University would truly educate her; not only in school, but also in life. She never imagined the attention her body and beauty would bring her. Angela finds herself torn between Mac, a successful real estate broker, and Damien, a young Jamaican hustler from Brooklyn. Both show Angela love in their own way, and her choice will be her destiny.

©2005 Edd McNair (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Mea Wilkerson
Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
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Black Reign II: Black's Return

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Fresh from his self-imposed exile in New York, Black makes his long-awaited return, reuniting with his brothers Junie and Dee to handle the family business-moving mad weight, expanding their drug empire, and eliminating any and everything that gets in their way. Unfortunately, such wheeling and dealing always comes with a price, and for Black, Junie, and Dee, it's no different. With a roller-coaster-like plot that twists and turns until the very end, Edd McNair's Black Reign II keeps it real and gives listeners a look at the hood from the inside like never before.

©2005 Edd McNair (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Ellis Park
Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
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