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Title:
Pressure : loving Alexis
Author:
Covington, Mike, De author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
[United States] Sullivan Productions, LLC, 2014.
Physical Description:
192 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
"Jake, born and raised in the Northern Panhandle of Florida, had been hustling on the streets of Pensacola since a youngin'. Now, at thirty years old, having witnessed everything about the game turn sour and most of the participants break bad, he finds himself at the crossroads of life and faced with the undeniable fact that the game as he once knew was over. As Jake contemplates his exodus from the life that he's spent years cultivating and the confines of a relationship that was based on the benefits of a hustler, a heroic act of patriotism changes his life forever. When he saves the life of Mr. Owens, an elderly heart attack victim, Jake finds himself in the good graces of the wealthy Haitian's sons and drug barons, Monte and Zoe, and in the arms of the granddaughter, Alexis, where a love ensues that exceeds any he's ever known. Armed with an unlimited supply of narcotics Jake struggles under the pressure to defy reality and the wise advice of Alexis and returns to the bowels of the street with renewed vigor and what he deems to be one last run at hood prominence. When two local hustlers are busted and decide to take the cowards way out, Jake and his two lieutenants, Strap and Flip, becomes targeted in a federal investigation. Death rears its ugly head and a blood bath ensues when a drug buy is staged and the undercover DEA agent and the informants who are assisting in Jake and his crew's demise are murdered execution style."--back cover.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781502349965
Format :
Book

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Jake, born and raised in the Northern Panhandle of Florida, had been hustling on the streets of Pensacola since a youngin'. Now, at thirty years old, having witnessed everything about the game turn sour and most of the participants break bad, he finds himself at the crossroads of life and faced with the undeniable fact that.................the game as he once knew was over. As Jake contemplates his exodus from the life that he's spent years cultivating and the confines of a relationship that was based on the benefits of a hustler, a heroic act of patriotism changes his life forever. When he saves the life of Mr. Owens, an elderly heart attack victim, Jake finds himself in the good graces of the wealthy Haitian's sons and drug barons, Monte and Zoe, and in the arms of the granddaughter, Alexis, where a love ensues that exceeds any he's ever known. Armed with an unlimited supply of narcotics Jake struggles under the pressure to defy reality and the wise advice of Alexis and returns to the bowels of the street with renewed vigor and what he deems to be one last run at hood prominence. When two local hustlers are busted and decide to take the cowards way out, Jake and his two lieutenants, Strap and Flip, becomes targeted in a federal investigation. Death rears its ugly head and a blood bath ensues when a drug buy is staged and the undercover DEA agent and the informants who are assisting in Jake and his crew's demise are murdered execution style.


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