Book Cover Image of In These Streets (The Branch Avenue Boys) by Shelly Ellis

In These Streets (The Branch Avenue Boys)
by Shelly Ellis

    Publication Date: Nov 27, 2018
    List Price: $15.95
    Format: Paperback, 352 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9781496718952
    Imprint: Dafina
    Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
    Parent Company: Kensington Publishing Corp.

    Paperback Description:

    Book 1 in the Branch Avenue Boys seriesThey beat the odds and turned their lives around. But now three best friends will go head-to-head with ambition, deception—and each other …

    Derrick. Ricky. Jamal. One’s responsible; one’s still a player; one’s upwardly-mobile. Sentenced to the Branch Avenue Boys’ Youth Institute at twelve, they grabbed the chance for better futures. They stayed tight even when their lives diverged—but the times … they are a-changing.

    New deputy mayor Jamal is anti-corruption, which means severing ties with Ricky, now a "criminally-adjacent" businessman. But political power plays and unrequited love will lead Jamal to a lethal choice …

    Ricky doesn’t mind running a front for DC’s biggest drug dealer, but when he pursues a sexy customer at his strip club and discovers she’s a cop, any wrong move could end Ricky’s good times permanently …

    Now the Institute’s new leader, Derrick is torn between his job and his fiancée, Melissa. But when a cute new instructor who supports him and his mission arrives, he wonders if he should leave Melissa behind, not the Institute. However, this dilemma is nothing compared to a problem brewing right under his nose, and the fallout will strike at the heart of the three friends’ bond—and put more than their survival on the line …

    Praise for Lust & Loyalty

    "Ellis has created another phenomenal novel." —RT Book Reviews

    "The secrets, scandals, and surprises will keep fans turning at a furious pace." —Booklist

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