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Shannon Holmes

Shannon Holmes

Shannon Holmes wrote his first novel, B-More Careful while in prison. When it was published, B-More Careful immediately became a #1 bestseller, making him a major name in a new generation of hip hop fiction. He followed B-More Careful with the bestsellers Bad Girlz and Never Go Home Again. He lives in North Carolina with his wife and their two daughters.

Q & A

Author Q&A
 
1. What do you like to do in your free time?
In my free time I watch sports. I am a sports fanatic. I like college and pro basketball. And pro football. When I'm not doing that I like to play a couple sports games (NBA LIVE & Madden '07) on my X-box 360 and play with my kids.
 
2. What kind of music do you like to listen to? Why?
I love to listen to music, especially rap. That's the music I grew up with so it'll always have a place in my heart.
 
3. What's your all time favorite movie? Why?
My favorite movie is Road to Perdition starring Tom Hanks. First of all, Tom Hanks steps out of his good guy role to play a mafia hit and he does so convincingly. Secondly, Tom Hanks is a parent in the movie and his last dying deed is to make sure that his son doesn't become what he has, that is a killer. What parent doesn't want better for their kids?
 
4. What's your all time favorite novel and/or writer? Why?
Sidney Sheldon. Rage of Angels. Mr. Sheldon is a master story teller, who knows how to keep the reader on the edge of his seat and in suspense till the very end of the book. I also like Donald Goines, the god-father of urban lit. He was the first to write stories I could relate to in one way or another.
 
5. What do you like best about being a writer?
I have a job that I love. I don't dread going to work and it lets me take care of my family and live comfortably.
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Bad Girlz 4 Life

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#1 bestselling author Shannon Holmes returns with the explosive sequel to his national bestseller, Bad Girlz.  Tonya Morris a.k.a. "Tender" is back and this time the ride is wilder...

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Dirty Game

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Kenny "Ken-Ken" Greene left his days as a hustler behind him when his wife was killed during a scam gone bad, leaving him with a baby daughter.  Now he's a cab driver, doing what he can...

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