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  • Nelson George

    National Book Critics Circle Award nominee Nelson George examines New York City's seamy pop music culture through the eyes of HIV-positive bodyguard 'D' Hunter. With a client kidnapped, flamboyant music manager Ivy Greenwich enlists security specialist Hunter to deliver the ransom. Impressed with Hunter's street smarts, this old-white-dude-ina- fro hires him to protect teenie bopper Bridgette Hays. As he struggles with his smoldering desire for Bridgette, Hunter tries to discover who is really behind the shrouded threat that menaces Greenwich's...read more

  • Nelson George

    As successful Los Angeles P.R. agent Rodney Hampton watches his best friend get married, he wonders if he could ever make that commitment. But when his aging mother tells him he is 'one woman short' of happiness, the handsome bachelor realizes he needs to look for a wife. Armed with a list of ex-girlfriends, Rodney sets out to discover if any of them could be The One for him. Author Nelson George has a perfect ear for the sounds and rhythms of L.A., and he has created a modern hero who is realistic and sophisticated, yet a romantic at heart. Narrator Marc Johnson's performance adds additional depth to a man in search of his future. Nelson George is a noted screenwriter and television...read more

  • Nelson George

    Nelson George is a best-selling author and two-time National Book Critics Circle Award nominee. A work of nightlife noir, Night Work uncovers the scandalous sexual exploits of a gigolo in New York City. Ebony-skinned and sexy smooth, Night gets by in the big city by servicing the deepest, darkest needs of rich white women. But he's getting tired of that life. If only he could find someone to buy into his dream of becoming an R&B singer. But just when it seems like that might actually happen, Night gets caught up in a risky drug dealing...read more

  • Nelson George

    Show and Tell is a freaky, very graphic love story. Its author, Nelson George, is an accomplished screenwriter, documentarian, critic, and author of several award-winning nonfiction books. In addition, he was a consulting producer on the Emmy Award-winning The Chris Rock Show. A best-selling author, his novels include One Woman Short (F0073). Dean Chance has a good job as a TV producer, and he is content with his longtime girlfriend, Millie. But in a chance encounter, he meets sleek, seductive Bee Cole. She pulls the conservative young man into a world of cybersex that is beyond anything he has imagined. Now, in a realm where anything is virtually possible, Dean has to decide where to draw...read more

  • Nelson George

    The Plot against Hip Hop is a noir novel set in the world of hip-hop culture. The fatal stabbing of esteemed music critic Dwayne Robinson in a Soho office building is dismissed by the NYPD as a gang initiation. But his old friend, bodyguard and security expert D Hunter, suspects there are larger forces at work. D Hunter's investigation into his mentor's murder leads into a parallel history of hip hop, a place where renegade government agents, behind-the-scenes power brokers, and paranoid journalists know a truth that only a few hard-core fans suspect. This rewrite of hip-hop history mixes real-life figures with characters pulled from the culture's hidden world, including Jay Z, Kanye...read more

  • Nelson George

    Professional bodyguard D Hunter takes a gig protecting rapper Asya Roc at an underground fight club in poverty-stricken Brownsville, Brooklyn. Unknown to D, the rapper has arranged to purchase illegal guns at the event. An acquaintance of D's from the streets, Ice, turns out to be the courier. During the exchange a robbery is attempted, and Ice is wounded. D gets Asya Roc to safety but, now in possession of the illicit merchandise, finds himself being chased by two gunmen. When D and his pursuers run into a corrupt detective, a bloody shootout ensues. D, who has just moved back to Brooklyn after decades in Manhattan, finds himself involved in multiple mysteries. Who were the gunmen?...read more

  • George M. Nelson

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