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  • Michel Moore

    Simone knows if she plays with fire, she runs the risk of getting burned, but she just can't help herself. Living large off the paternity scam of a lifetime, she has two baby daddies cashing her out for her infant son. Even her own best friends are getting tired of her low-down, manipulative ways. Unfortunately, the streets begin to talk, and the out-for-self mother's luck taps out. Not in the mood for apologies, each man wants his child support back in pure blood, no matter who gets hurt or who gets in the way. When Simone's "meal ticket" son gets older, he discovers he is no more than a pawn and a product of the system. This dramatic tale by street lit master Ms. Michel Moore shows...read more

  • Treasure Hernandez

    Three Urban Books authors have teamed up to bring the drama in this latest installment of the popular Girls from da Hood series. Get It, Get It! by Ms. Michel Moore: Monica was conceived on a pile of dirty clothes in the corner of a trap house. Cursed with a mother who worshiped the crack pipe more than her children, she quickly learned a Detroit reality: get it how ya live or die trying. The young teenager is forced to beg, borrow, and steal to make sure she and her siblings survive to see another day. Cutthroat and conniving, Monica will make it, no matter who she has to step on or step over. You Can’t Break Us by Treasure Hernandez: Voodo and his girl, Moni, are inseparable. Like...read more

  • Michel Moore

    When their parents are discovered brutally murdered in a ditch, Kenya and London are left orphaned and forced to navigate the unforgiving streets of Detroit. They might be identical twins, but they are as different as night and day. While one of them fights relentlessly to make it out of the ghetto, the other eagerly embraces true hood life and everything their parents believed in—selling drugs, living fast, and even dying young (if it means getting paid!) Kenya is coldhearted and crazy, just like her Pops. Nothing is off limits, and no one else matters—not even her sister, if she gets in her way. Blood may be thicker than water, but in one sister’s eyes, cash is king—her only...read more

  • Michel Moore

    Terrell wasn't raised in the corrupt streets of Detroit. After being abused and left for dead by his violent, psychotic father, he was raised by his aunt and uncle in a loving home in the suburbs. But he never lost touch with his mother, whose selfish scheming sparked the fire that led to that fateful night when Terrell became disabled. Now that he's an adult, his tainted bloodline has other plans for the wheelchair-bound teenager. Throwing away his silver spoon, Li'l T easily favors an oversized .40-cal he keeps tucked on his lap. With Simone, his wicked-minded mother, cosigning his every criminal move, Terrell hopes he can rise to be half the man he believes his deceased father was, even...read more

  • Michel Moore

    Terrell wasn't raised in the corrupt streets of Detroit. After being abused and left for dead by his violent, psychotic father, he was raised by his aunt in uncle in a loving home in the suburbs. However, he never lost touch with his mother, whose selfish scheming sparked the fire that led to that fateful night when Terrell became disabled. Now that he's an adult, his tainted bloodline has other plans for the wheelchair-bound teenager. Throwing away his silver spoon, Li'l T easily favors an oversized .40-cal he keeps tucked on his lap. With Simone, his wicked-minded mother, co-signing his every criminal move, Terrell hopes he can rise up to be half the man he believes his deceased father...read more

  • Michel Moore

    Having kidnapped her twin sister’s newborn right out the womb and leaving her once beloved fiancé for dead, this Detroit-born rebel’s tragic fate is practically sealed. Mentally drained and on the run from reality, Kenya has no options left, and she is ready to explode. No guilt or consequence is great enough to stop her inner rage. She is willing to do anything to anyone at any given moment if they dare to get in the way of her true happiness. No more than a ticking time bomb with a short fuse, Kenya is on a path littered with doom, death, and destruction. Hang on to your seats for a wild ride in this explosive...read more

  • Michel Moore

    Clay has never depended on anyone but himself. Having been to prison twice, the veteran criminal feels he has nothing left to lose. He rules his small territory of the Detroit drug scene with an iron fist, acting as the police, the judge, and the jury. Clay is without remorse. Anyone who crosses him or jeopardizes his freedom will be dealt with, and justice will be swift. Clay has always been cursed with a short-fuse temper, but this time it causes him to make a mistake that could bring him down for good. Feeling betrayed, he explodes, committing cold-blooded murder on a crowded city block. In an ironic twist, he leaves seven eyewitnesses alive. They were always forced to live by his...read more

  • Michel Moore

    Life is great for thick-boned Keisha Jackson. With a good education, well-paying job, and a promising future, she has everything a young woman could ask for, including high self-esteem. But after a chance meeting with Rico, the neighborhood 'bad boy,' her fairy tale life is quickly dismantled. Blinded by emotion, she gives in to all his cruel intentions. Under the false claim of love, Rico vindictively tears down all that good-girl Keisha has built. His sole purpose seems to be to make her miserable. Rico has no limits on the grief he causes and the disrespect he shows. Having endured physical, mental, and sexual abuse, Keisha finally sees the light, and she's not having it anymore. The...read more

  • Michel Moore

    Kalif is everything his adoptive family wanted him not to be: treacherous, conniving, and coldhearted. As much as he wishes to please them, he can't deny who and what he is destined to be. The hot-tempered young man is indeed his father's son. While off his meds, Kalif discovers the circumstances surrounding the brutal murder of his birth parents. In a matter of seconds, he totally snaps, ignoring the possible consequences. His rage and thirst for power increases. Deep off into the zone, Kalif develops zero tolerance for nonsense. Quickly, he rises through the ranks of the Motor City crime underworld, proving to everyone, including himself, he deserved the hard-earned title of kingpin of...read more

  • Marlon P. S. White

    When he is released on parole, Stackz wants nothing more than to mind his own business and rebuild his empire. However, when he is forced to kill again, he links up with Ava, an eyewitness to the scene unfolding before the slaughter of her sister’s boyfriend. Having one major thing in common—murder—the pair becomes inseparable, hoping love can conquer all. Their belief that they can live a happily-ever-after existence is soon shattered when his victim’s crew wants the ultimate revenge—they want Stackz’s life, and they’ll take Ava’s as well if she gets in the...read more

  • T. C. Littles

    Urban Books’ popular Around the Way Girls series is back, bringing readers more dramatic tales about the lives of some tough, resourceful women who can hold their own when things get rough on the streets. Growing up poor and biracial, Shannon never quite fit in. Not truly accepted by either side of her family, the confused teenager turns to the one thing that loves her back unconditionally—the streets. With a bottle of liquor at her side and a worthless mentality in tow, Shannon allows the local strip club and the pole to become her new family. When one of her best customers turns out to be her long-lost brother, all hell breaks loose. For Brionna “Breezy” Lee, life has been...read more

  • Marlon P. S. White

    Around the Way Girls 10, like its predecessors, is a fast-paced look at the lives of some street-smart women who think they know it all, but are about to get the lessons of their lives. Sasha Eubanks lived the perfect life. Whatever she touched seemed to turn to gold, until she met and married Mario. He was a parents’ worst nightmare and everything you wouldn’t want a husband to be. Yet Sasha loved him, sacrificed for him, took care of him, and would do anything for him, including going to jail. While she is doing hard time for Mario’s crimes, he soon shows his wife that loyalty is just another word in the dictionary. Sasha has to get revenge if she wants to have any pride left,...read more

  • Nancy Campbell Allen

    In this European collection, the poetic romance of foreign lands is woven throughout all six sweet historical romance novellas by best-selling authors.In War of Hearts, Annette Lyon’s exciting novella, Anna, a journalist, is desperate to escape the magazine where Pete, her now-former boyfriend, also works. Heartbroken and still in love with him, Anna snags an assignment to cover the Winter War in Finland. She arrives at a snowy Finnish battlefront only to discover that Pete is already there—as her photographer. She’s determined to be professional about the situation until a battle breaks out in camp, putting her and Pete in harm’s way and putting their love to the...read more

  • Melissa Moore

    When Melissa Moore was thirteen years old, her father said to her, 'I know how to kill someone and get away with it.' At the time she chalked it up to his love of detective novels, but it didn't change the fact that her father had always been someone who made her anxious. Two years later, in 1995, Melissa's father was arrested for the murder of eight women over a period of five years-he was the serial killer known nationally as the Happy Face Killer. The pain, trauma, and shame that followed her father's conviction could have left irreparable damage, but Melissa has spent the following decades pursuing a path of healing. WHOLE is the culmination of Melissa's years of research, interviews,...read more

  • Michele Borba

    Help your child cultivate real, lasting confidence! In Kid Confidence, a licensed clinical psychologist and parenting expert offers practical, evidence-based parenting strategies to help kids foster satisfying relationships, develop competence, and make choices that fit who they are and want to become. As parents, it's heartbreaking to hear children say negative things about themselves. But as children grow older and begin thinking about the world in more complex ways, they also become more self-critical. Alarmingly, studies show that self-esteem, for many children, takes a sharp drop starting around age eight, and this decline continues into the early teen years. So, how can you turn the...read more