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Lay It Down
Author: Derrick Johnson
In the sequel to “Get Down or Lay Down,” We find that during his exile in Cuba, Galen Davis, AKA Dig a Hole, created relationships, loyalties and a plan to become reunited with his kids’ mother, Candyce. After two years, he was able to pull all the variables together and put his plan into action.
Once back in the states, Dig a Hole and his team of exotic Cuban female assassins, The Unit, draw the attention of several old acquaintances who are determined to lay him down permanently. Determined to accomplish his mission, Dig a Hole and The Unit relentlessly pursue their objective.
That’s when life gets complicated. With The Coalition, a team of rogue cops on their tracks, as well as the FBI and CIA, Dig a Hole has to keep it on the quiet. Financial transactions and negotiations are arranged, but personal relationships and broken allegiances get in the way, and Dig a Hole has some tough decisions to make.
The complications of revenge, deception, sex, drugs and murder are all part of the circle of life wherein Galen Davis lives. It’s the way he handles the intricacies of those complications that will keep the pages turning, in Derrick Johnson’s newest novel, “Lay It Down.”
Author: Anthony Creach
Take your average deception, wrap it in a stunning package of greater deceit. Toss in some trick gangstery, add a grain of incendiary wanton lust. Wait 'til it boils, stir in a teaspoon of unchecked ambition, a whole lot of drugs, enough cash to air condition the sun and what do you have? Simple! The recipe for Crooked. As we all know to well that not everything that gets broken can be fixed and what becomes crooked can never be made straight again. EVER! There's no sense in trying, all that can be done now is to keep on going, while trying to anticipate the treachery in the curves and blind spots up ahead. While at the same time staying afloat in a sea of lust, desire, greed and game. Crooked will take you on a roller coaster ride through a high stakes vertical maze where each twist or turn could be your own dead end. Where a missed step could be met with a barrage of bullets or a life sentence.
Cut Throat Mafia
Author: Derrick Johnson
In a country known for its underground criminal organizations, no state in America more so deserved the titled of the city of "Cut Throats". Cleveland, Ohio is the birthplace of many things, but more infamous for the growth and development of the notorious criminal enterprise simply known as "The Family." What started out as simply hustling to uproot themselves from their poverty infested environment, soon turned into the formation of a tight knit organization. Known for their go hard attitudes, but feared for the ruthless way in which they rose to power. For several years the "Family" controlled the happenings in the concrete jungle of which they surveyed almost uncontested. Dedication, determination, and discipline is what got it all started. It was the glue that cemented them together, but would it be enough to keep them together. Now the family's dominance is being tested, by an unknown enemy who is determined to stop at nothing less than complete control of the city. As tension rises, so does the body count. After several encounters, all of which left a trail of bloody bodies, the family is forced to face the harsh realities that it's a "cut throat" world full of "cut throat" people and in order to survive, you needed to be the one doing the cutting. Will the family's dominance prevail? Or will they be dethroned by people who share the same ideology!
Get Down Or Lay Down
Author: Derrick Johnson
Prior to the Government's crackdown on all of the alleged gang leaders, there was organizational structure within the various gangs. The collapse of the organization structure caused chaos and lawlessness, thus creating smaller versions of the previous gangs forming what we know as clicks. This story tells how one man named Dig a Hole combined a click of hustlers and killers to lay down any and everything that wasn't from Murderapolis. Willing to meet every challenge put in front of them Dig a Hole and his crew relentlessly pursue out of town rivals. Laying them down was his main course of action. That was until he encounters a crew that doesn't know how to bend and refuses to fold. Follow me as I take you into the heart and soul of the North America's Vietnam where you either Get Down or Lay Down.
Author: Cool Daddy Swag
The year is 2008 and the recession has brought the goons out in the streets of Shreveport, Louisiana. Detective Raheem Mims risks his life to go undercover in an effort to balance out the huge crime wave that threatens to turn Shreveport into one of the deadliest cities in America. Gregory Reynolds, aka G-Rilla, is an ex-con on a mission to avenge his brother’s death, and get reparations, by jacking banks: all while maintaining a strict honor amongst thieves’ code. However, some members of his crew, The Green Team, have ambitions of their own. Will Detective Mims successfully infiltrate The Green Team, and solve a major robbery-homicide? Can G-Rilla maintain a relationship with his family and friends, and reach his goal of robbing an armored truck before he retires? Or will other jackers, and members of The Green Team, pull G-Rilla into a street war that will cause him to lose everything? Cooper Road author, Cool Daddy Swag, takes you on a journey through his native Shreveport, La that pits freedom, family, and friends, against fortune and street fame.
Jealousy Breeds Envy
Author: Robert D Williams
Twenty year old ex-gang member Face, Derrick Washington, escaped the gang and murder infested street of Flint, Michigan and fled to the less violent city and state capital Lansing, Michigan. That was at 17, now at 20 he has a family of his own and has put that side of him he considers evil away all for the love of his family. But when his brother Mark, who’s in state prison, gives him a drug connection everything goes downhill. Piece by piece, Face is pulled back into the world of drugs, gangs, and murder as he treks on a three city rampage in the cold streets of Michigan leaving a trail of cops and cold bodies behind him. When things get to wild for Face and his best friend Drill they go to the city of Muskegon and recruit help from a deadly and bloody organization who brings more to the table than Face bargained for. And this forces him to revert and use every instinct he had. When murder, hate and betrayal all send Face over the edge it takes for his father who has a dark past of his own to save him once he strays to deep into this past becoming the person he once was.
Author: Derrick Johnson
Khadafi, a young up and coming basketball star, battles with the lure of the streets in what many consider the deadliest street in America, Cleveland, Ohio Raised in a middle class family was rough but not as unbearable as having friends who seemed to have it all. Fed up with the no name clothes, Khadafi ventures into a lifestyle where you survived by living at the expense of a gun. After his first of many robberies, Khadafi took to the streets like a fish to water plunging to the depths of no return. The crew called themselves The Murda Squad and they lived up to their name. Terrorizing the entire city. No one was exempt from their wrath of terror. After a botched robbery that turned deadly, things seemed to go from bad to worse. Having bit off more than an of them swallow caused distention amongst the crew. This caused them to part like the red sea, quickly turning them from friend to foe. With the crew now divided, each with their own separate agenda's the game gets hectic. Leaving a bloody trail of bodies in the wake of their math. Will anyone escape the madness or does the old saying ring true, “Live by the gun, die by the gun?”
Author: Derrick Johnson
August 28th, 1999 was the date twin brothers Carl and Kevin entered federal prison, the United States Penitentiary, Leavenworth, known to many as “The Tombs.” As so many others in the past, they, too, had tried their luck at dabbling in the lucrative drug trade. After a small misstep that led to a big fall, they found themselves faced with the mandatory minimum: 10 years hard time. November 18th, 2008, fed up with the system that held them hostage, they emerged from The Tombs. Now known to the world as Terror and Threat. Faced with one strike and too many close calls, they vow never to return, choosing to hold court in the streets. They are armed with a well thought-out plan and a favor owed to them by the nephew of a Columbian drug lord. Making good on his word, after their release they immediately form a team with an organizational structure that rivaled the once powerful Italian Mafia. Street Kingz is what they called themselves, and they are surrounded a tight-knit crew that includes a posse of lethal assassins. They set out to conquer every major city in the USA, leaving no doubt who is the king of the $treet$.
Supply And Demand
Author: Javetta Taplette
Supply and Demand delivers a shocking reality that occurs when unchecked body heat boils over and reaches a feverish pitch. In life as in nature, something must give! Bending every limit, while breaking all the rules of unadulterated sexual gratification, while simultaneously exploring the wet underside of intense forbidden orgasmic promiscuity. Witness by vicariously, throbbing, penetrating raw and invigorating exploitation of real life fleshly desires. Supply and Demand will satisfy your personal need to probe, explore and experience the deepest darkness we all dare not to share with our significant other. Each act will leave you mentally drained and consumed as flesh collides violently as our body prepares for the ultimate release in as many ingenious, inventive and creative ways known throughout our current understanding.
A Real Goon's Bible
Author: Derrick Johnson
To all those who stand tall through it all! This one for yall. In life there's a start and finish to everything, but what counts the most are the things one does while going through it, such as having morals and principles that detour even the thought of indulging in activities that put your beliefs at question. I'm a firm believer in the Game God and the rules and codes of the "jungle" we call the streets, and when one violates the Laws of the Game, there will be various forms of consequences and repercussions. Times have changed true indeed, but what hasn't changed is the definition and understanding of what defines a man, a stand up man at that. There once was a time when men carried their own weight, no matter what threats or tactics law enforcement used on them; but due to all the real thoroughbred soldiers and their lengthy prison bits, the younger generation haven't been receiving the guidance and discipline us true soldiers had to endure. So in turn, many are bred to be something all real men despise-rats and snitches. With all this being said, the Game hasn't changed, it's the individual who's playing that has changed, along with the help from the government who is guiding and molding them to their specifications to be less than the strong men they're meant to be. They're not only the worst of the worst, they're lost! So to all the real "G's" who refuse to bend or fold, my hat's off to you because believe it when I tell you- we're the last of a dying breed
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Author: Larry "Eat'em Up" Brown
From an outsider’s perspective, the Alba Homes housing complex on Chicago’s south side was just some low-income dilapidated buildings, but to those who resided there, it was the place they called home. Demetrius, AKA Eat’em Up, was one of the many children raised inside the dangerous walls of the Alba Homes. Born to a single mother who had a growing addiction and promiscuous ways that often placed the two of them in potentially dangerous situations, he learned at an early age not only how to adapt to his environment, but also how to survive life in the concrete jungle. Latisha Raggs, an older Italian woman who volunteered at the rec center not far from the Alba Homes is wife to the notorious crime boss, Frankie Two Shoes. A near-death experience forges a lifelong relationship that changes both Eat’em Up’s and Latisha’s lives forever. It was that bond that placed an unlikely Eat’em Up in the presence of the Italian Mafia. Never in history has a black man had blood ties with the La Costra Nostra. Under Frankie Two Shoe’s guidance, Eat’em Up sets out to unite all the underground organizations in Chicago to form the first real black mafia family. Can Eat’em Up convince the other organizations to believe in and follow his concept and ideology, or will the cold streets of the Windy City do him in?