Crime, Urban Fiction
New Adult (18-30), Adult (25+)
Release Date: August 2022
Welcome to Chiraq… Marcus is a certified Jackboy on the streets of Chicago, stealing car parts with his best friend Gordo to sell at the local junkyard. It's all another day in the life, with his mom on his ass and a bad bitch on his mind being the most of his troubles. That is, until the Jackboys hit a lick on the wrong gangster, trapping themselves in a debt that can only be bought out in blood. Love, poetry, lean…and a whole lotta gang shit... “BLACK GYPSIES is a fresh slice of classic underground crime fiction, gritty and grimy, streaked through with poetry, with a heart full of blood underneath. It's meant to be read late night on the L, where the other passengers can hear you whisper "holy shit" as you quickly turn the pages.” - Jordan Harper, Edgar Award-winning author of SHE RIDES SHOTGUN "BLACK GYPSIES is exactly the kind of book I want to read. Short and sharp. It’s equal parts heart and brutal reality, full of grit and beauty. This book will take you deep into the other Chicago, the side of the city the news warns you about. Where everything is for the taking and only the smart and ruthless live to see another day." - Daniel Vlasaty, author of ONLY BONES
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