Books by K’WAN

Black Lotus by K'WAN

Black Lotus
NYPD detective Andrew Jackson, known as “Stone Wall” for his hard-nosed policing tactics, is the subject of an ongoing investigation by Internal Affairs. He’s one bad decision away from losing his badge and possibly serving jail time when he’s handed what could be the case to save his career: the “Black Lotus” killings.  [read more…]

The Fix by K'Wan

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? [read more…]

Gangsta by K'WAN

(Anniversary Edition)
For years, Lou-Loc–an efficient assassin and O.G. of the Crip organization–did dirt. After dancing on the razor’s edge, he becomes weary of the street life that consumed him during his years of service to his set. He begins to wonder, Is there a better way to make a living? [read more…]

Little Nikki Grind by K'WAN

Little Nikki Grind
(Purple City Tales)
Previously published in the anthology Flexin & Sexin Vol. 1


Animal 2: The Omen
After being thought dead, Animal resurfaces on the streets of New York to keep true to his promise and make it rain blood over Harlem. All those who had wronged him would feel his wrath, including Shai Clark, boss of the New York underworld. But touching a man like Shai Clark proves easier said than done. Using Animal’s soul mate, Gu­cci, as bait, Shai sets a trap for the young killer. [read more …]
Wild Cherry by K'WAN
Wild Cherry
Gina is married to a man who more than takes good care of her, but her life of luxury comes with a price that she’s not sure she can pay anymore.  Princess’ man doesn’t see her as any more than dollar signs—as long as she keeps using her body to bring in the stacks. When Gina and Princess meet and realize that they share a common problem, they sent into motion an unforgettable plot that will solve all their problems. [read more…]

Animal by K'WAN

Three years after narrowly escaping a one way trip to the gas chamber, the fugitive known only as Animal finds himself drawn back to the scene of the crime, Harlem, NY. Throughout his entire time in exile the only thing that kept Animal going was the thought that he would one day be reunited with his soul mate, Gucci. But one bullet changed everything. [read more…]

Purple Reign by K'WAN

Purple Reign
(Purple City Tales)
Don B is the owner and headliner of a successful, yet notorious, record label called “Big Dawg Entertainment” where all it’s stars seem to meet with unfortunate ends under mysterious circumstances. Don B made his fortune off music and his name from the trail of broken lives he’s left in his wake. He is a predator in every sense of the word. Don B’s wealth and power make him believe he’s untouchable, but all this changes during a business trip to Miami and a chance meeting with a stranger who calls herself Reign. [read more…]


The Life &  Times of Slim Goodie
Season 1
Slim Goodie was once a respected narcotics detective with the N.Y.P.D, but after being caught up in a corruption scandal he’s sent away to serve a lengthy prison sentence. When he returns home he finds out the world has moved on without him. His ex-wife hates him and his children barely know him.
Trying to put the pieces of his life back together, Slim applies what he’d learned during his years on the force and starts his own business. [read more…]

Love & Gunplay by K'WAN

Love & Gunplay
After news of the attempted murder of his estranged fiancé, 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, FL. He’s one step closer to home, but it may as well have been a world away. Animal is still a wanted fugitive and getting to New York undetected proves to be trickier than he thought. [read more…]

Eviction Notice by K'WAN

Eviction Notice
(A Hood Rat Novel)
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 they owe in months of back rent. [read more…]

The Leak by K'WAN

The Leak
Free Hood Rat short story)
The Leak is a complimentary short prequel story that leads into K’wan’s hit novel, Welfare Wifeys. Learn how Animal got his start as a child of the streets, raised up by a man named Tech. Animal proves to be a quick study learning the game, but he’s about to face the greatest test of all. [read more…]

From Harlem with Love

From Harlem with Love
An E-Short
Harlem had always lived by the code of the streets and respected the rules that governed them, but when his enemies break those rules and bring drama to his family, Harlem comes up with a plan to send them a very clear message… all is fair in love and war! [read more…]

Welfare Wifeys

Welfare Wifeys
(A Hood Rat Novel)
After the deaths and arrests of his entire crew and an informant-fueled investigation into his past, the man known on the streets as Animal relocates to Texas and finds fame and stardom as the newest act signed to the notorious Big Dawg Entertainment. His girlfriend, Gucci, is thrilled when she gets the news that he’s coming back to New York on a promotional tour, but when she discovers the hidden agenda behind his homecoming nothing can prepare her for the life-altering consequences that will come of it. [read more…]

Section 8 by K'WAN

Section 8
(A Hood Rat Novel)
Since she was a little girl, Tionna’s on and off addicted mother taught her to get hers by any means necessary. Tionna’s heart is as cold as a December chill, but she holds a warm place in it for Duhan, the father of her two sons, and her on-again-off-again boyfriend since they were teenagers. Duhan becomes her knight in shining armor until the government turns their dream into a nightmare. With Duhan behind bars and everything she loves seized she finds herself starting over in the same neighborhood she swore she’d never come back to. [read more…]

Still Hood by K'WAN

Still Hood
Only the strong survive on the streets of Brooklyn. And while Dena Jones definitely has what it takes not only to survive but to succeed, she wants out. And she’s determined to make it out of Crooklyn. 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. Just ask her boyfriend Lance, or his girlfriend Michelle. [read more…]

Blow by K'WAN

Blow (G-Unit)
Prince, Killa-E, Daddy-O, and Danny grew up together in the projects, moving crack and cocaine, and answering to Diego, the neighborhood drug lord. They were small-timers playing for low stakes – until Prince is introduced to a heroin connect. [read more…]

Hood Rat by K'WAN

Hood Rat
Yoshi is young, fine, and larcenous.  She lives her life playing on men’s hearts as well as their pockets.  She learns the hard way that all that glitters isn’t gold.  Billy, a former high school basketball star, is at the end of her rope with the opposite sex. [read more…]

Eve by K'WAN

The only family Eve Panelli has ever known is the infamous Twenty Gang. Orphaned as a small child, Eve quickly learned the art of the hustle, and by age seventeen she had spent two years in prison. But now Eve is eighteen, back on the streets of Harlem with her gang and up to one of her old tricks: strong-arm robbery. Despite her edge, she’s got a soft spot for Felon, the up-and-coming street king. [read more…]

Street Dreams by K'WAN

Street Dreams
Daruis, a.k.a. Rio, the only child of a singer turned alcoholic, feels he has nothing to hold on to except the idea of escaping the ghetto. Years ago, he took a gun charge for a friend and did some prison time. Unable to find a job when he gets out, Rio turns to hustling as a way out. In the meantime, Rio finds escape in the arms of his soulmate, Trinity. [read more…]

Hoodlum by K'WAN

He set out to be the good son, but the streets had a different plan…. Born to one of the city’s most notorious crime families, Shai Clark has always managed to be a good kid. A college hoops star, Shai shunned the world that his father had created and focused on his dreams of going pro. Tommy, Shai’s trigger-happy older brother, is next in line for the throne and rules under his father through brute force. But Poppa has bigger plans for Shai. [read more…]

Road Dawgz by K'WAN

Road Dawgz
Keshawn Wilson, a.k.a. ‘K-Dawg,’ self-proclaimed lord of the streets, is the youngest of five kids and one of only two that doesn’t belong to his mother’s husband. As a little boy he feels the distance between he and his stepfather, and life becomes increasingly difficult for him as the years pass; his childhood and young adult years are spent in a home for boys and state prison, where he serves time for manslaughter. [read more…]