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In These Streets by Shelly Ellis

Have you checked out the latest by Shelly Ellis? If not, here’s a little peek at her new release – IN THESE STREETS. And enter for a chance to win her giveaway (details below).

 

They 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 . . .

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About the Giveaway:

Shelly is giving away a tote filled with Washington D.C goodies – including a signed ARC copy of In These Streets.

Enter here to win

 

About the author:

Shelly Ellis is a NAACP Image Award-nominated women’s fiction/romance author and creator of the Gibbons Gold Digger and Chesterton Scandal series. Her fiction writing career began when she became one of four finalists in a First-Time Writers Contest when she was 19 years old. The prize was a publishing contract and having her first short-story romance appear in an anthology. She has since published ten novels and was a finalist for 2015 NAACP Image Award in the Literary Fiction Category, a three-time finalist for the African American Literary Award in the romance category (2012, 2016, and 2017), and a finalist for the 2015 RT Reviewers’ Choice Award in Multicultural Romance category.

She is married and lives in Prince George’s County, Maryland with her husband and their daughter. Visit her at her web site http://www.shellyellisbooks.com.

Find Shelly online:

Author Website: http://www.shellyellisbooks.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shellyellisbooks/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ellisromance

Goodreads Author Profile: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6464591.Shelly_Ellis

Add on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/39009623-in-these-streets

Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Shelly-Ellis/e/B00AEBB4O6

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