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1) Still hood
Only the strong survive on the streets of Brooklyn.
While Dena Jones definitely has what it takes to succeed, she wants out. She's determined to make it out of "Crooklyn" by any means necessary and doesn't have a problem manipulating men to get what she wants.
True has finally made it. His debut album has the streets going crazy and is threatening to spill over into the mainstream. After the murder of his group, his jump-off, and almost...
5) Black Lotus
Selected for the Library Services for Youth in Custody 2015 In The Margins List
One of Library Journal's Best African American Fiction Books of 2014
"[A] heart-thumping thriller...K'wan does a masterful job of keeping readers on their toes right up to the very last page."
"Fans expecting another thug-in-the-street story will be pleasantly surprised at this rough police procedural."
6) The Fix
What would you do if you felt like you were dying and the only thing that could save you was the very thing that was killing you?Persia Chandler doesn't know the meaning of the world struggle. After the arrest of her notorious father, she is whisked away from Harlem, the only place she has ever called home, to be raised in an affluent neighborhood in Long Island City. Her mother and stepfather shower her with the best that life has to offer. During...
After the death of a police officer, assassin Kahllah (aka the Black Lotus) is forced out of retirement in an attempt to clear her name while outrunning a mysterious enemy.
"K'wan follows up 2014's Black Lotus with another furiously paced work of urban pulp that fuses 1970s camp with violence, vengeance, and gore. Series newcomers may need a beat to familiarize themselves with the battle-scarred characters and their blood-soaked...
8) Road Dawgz
10) The Fix 2
No Shade: No offense (as defined by the Urban Dictionary). Ex: "Don't tell her I told you, but your little cousin is a ho, no Shade." Every little girl dreams of a happy ending to their stories; a home, children and a man who loves her enough to share his life and last name. When Billy's longtime boyfriend Marcus finally pops the question, it's one of the happiest moments of her life. To stand with her on her special day, Billy calls on her childhood...
After making a promise to leave the street life behind, a shocking revelation forces Animal back into the game to face his greatest opponent yet. When Animal's former lover, Red Sonja, shows up on his doorstep with a little girl, claiming Animal is the father, he and Gucci immediately fear it's a ploy for money. But Red Sonja has come to collect a debt of a different kind, one that can only be paid in blood. A powerful man is hunting Red Sonja...
Diamonds and Pearl is a gritty, compelling novel from #1 Essence bestselling author K'wan.
They say that good girls like bad boys, and this was especially true for Pearl Stone, a child born of privilege to a drug baron and reputed killer known in the streets as Big Stone. Although the flashy, fast-paced nature of the streets calls to Pearl, she's been brought up to look but not touch. Yet when a young hustler named Diamonds...
The explosive sequel to Gangsta has finally arrived!
Blood answers for blood on the streets of Harlem. It's been months since Lou-loc was brutally murdered on his way to freedom and the pain is still fresh. Gutter, Lou-loc's best friend, finds himself on a path to self-destruction, vowing to eradicate the entire Blood faction in New York City in the name of his fallen comrade. Sharell urges him to abandon the suicide mission, but...
16) Eviction Notice
From #1 Essence bestselling author K'wan comes the next installment in his bestselling Hood Rat series.
Porsha, the ghetto princess; Boots, the scandalous baby mama; Frankie, a.k.a. Francine, the con artist: these three girls live in one apartment and are into all kinds of hood foolishness while having fun—until the day they find an eviction notice taped to their door. Now they have seventy-two hours to come up with all the money...
#1 Essence bestselling author K'wan presents three explosive stories in one collection.
Love & Gunplay
After news of the attempted murder of his estranged fiancée, Gucci, Animal has two things on his mind: love and gunplay.
With the help of his mistress, the deadly Red Sonja, Animal manages to elude his captors in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and washes up on the shores of Miami. He's one step closer to...
What happens to the children that the world throws away? They become animals.
Tayshawn Torres is a child born in the slums and cursed by the sins of his parents. His mother is a notorious drug addict and whore who's more concerned with getting her next high than she is with Tayshawn's well-being. His stepfather hates him so much that he literally treats him like an animal, forcing him to sleep in a cage and scavenge for scraps of food wherever...
19) Street Dreams
20) Animal 4.5
Animal 4 reissue featuring bonus material. Also includes a sneak peek at Hoodlum 2: The Good Son.
From the moment Animal's former lover Red Sonja showed up on his doorstep, he knew trouble wouldn't be far behind. It wasn't because the last time he'd seen her, he had been fleeing for his life from a strange island. Nor was it because of the little girl she had in tow, claiming Animal was the father. It was because women like...
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