Criminal Minded: A Novel

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Macmillan, Jun 1, 2005 - Fiction - 292 pages
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Lamin Michaels learned at his mother's knee the importance of chasing paper, so it's no surprise he gets into the drug game when he's just a teenager. When he meets Zion, a product of the New York City foster care and prison system, Lamin knows that he has meet the perfect partner in crime. Together, they build a huge narcotics empire.

Then, Lamin falls hard for a beautiful girl named Lucky. Lucky makes Lamin realize that there is more to life than cash and more cash. When Lamin goes legit with a career in the entertainment industry, Zion tries to keep their business going on both the street and the boardroom. It's not long before Zion becomes the target of a corruption scandal involving murder, extortion and money laundering. Once the dirt is exposed, will Lamin and Zion be able to remain one step ahead, or will their paper chasing days haunt them forever?

 

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Contents

I
5
II
13
III
23
IV
31
V
49
VI
67
VII
77
VIII
87
XIV
143
XV
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XVI
165
XVII
183
XVIII
187
XIX
197
XX
205
XXI
217

IX
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X
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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XXII
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XXIII
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Tracy Brown is the Essence bestselling author of Aftermath, Snapped, Twisted, and White Lines. Writing has always been her passion, and she finds it an honor to depict for her readers the things she's seen and heard. She is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Staten Island.

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