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K'wan

K'wan

K'WAN is the #1 Essence bestselling author of Welfare Wifeys, Section 8, Gutter, Still Hood, Hood Rat, and others. He wrote his first novel, Gangsta, as a therapeutic release, and it went on to become an Essence bestseller and a part of urban-lit history. In 2008 he received the Black Author of the Year Award from Black Press Radio. He has been featured in Time, KING, The New York Press, and on MTV and BET. Besides an author, K’wan is also a motivational speaker, a mentor to at-risk children and the C.E.O of Black Dawn, Inc. He lives in New Jersey.

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    K'wan

    Fool's Paradise

    K'wan and Nikki Turner
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    Fool's Paradise is the first ever sensational novel from national bestselling authors K'wan and Nikki Turner...

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    Eve

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    From national bestselling author K'wan comes a novel about one of the deadliest women to ever happen to the streets—Eve.

    The only family Eve Panelli has ever...

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    Hood Rat

    Hood Rat

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    National bestselling author K’wan presents a story of four women fighting to survive in the urban jungle in Hood Rat.

    Yoshi is young, fine, and larcenous....

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    The Diamond Empire

    A Diamonds Novel

    K'Wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    #1 Essence bestselling author K’Wan returns with The Diamond Empire, the explosive, hard-hitting follow-up novel to the street love story Diamonds and Pearl.

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    Diamonds and Pearl

    A Diamonds Novel

    K'Wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    From # 1 Essence best-selling Crime Novelist K'Wan comes a tale of forbidden love, high stakes murder and the robbery gone bad that set it all in motion, Diamonds and Pearl.

    They...

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    Wild Cherry

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    In Wild Cherry by K'wan, 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...

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    The Leak

    Hood Rat

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    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...

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    Eviction Notice

    Hood Rat

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    When three young friends, Porsha, Frankie and Sahara, decide to sublease an apartment from a mutual acquaintance, life becomes one big party for the girls. But the party comes to an abrupt end when...

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    Welfare Wifeys

    Hood Rat

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    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...

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    Flirt

    Flirt

    Tracy Brown, K'wan, and Angel Mitchell
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    From the biggest names in urban fiction comes a collection of unforgettably hot short stories of urban love.

    Flirting with Disaster by Tracy Brown

    Chloe Webster is an...

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    Section 8

    Hood Rat

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    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...

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    Gutter

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    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...

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    Still Hood

    Hood Rat

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    Only the strong survie 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....

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    Hoodlum

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    The Godfather meets New Jack City in this urban tale about the ties that bind from Essence bestselling author K'wan

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    Street Dreams

    K'wan
    St. Martin's Publishing Group
    St. Martin's Griffin

    Love, Betrayal and Loyalty on the Streets of Harlem

    Daruis, a.k.a. Rio, the only child of a singer turned alcoholic, feels he has nothing to hold on to except...

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