He watched as she screamed and yelled with every strike that the man made to her face. From her mouth, she spit blood that was rolling down her face. He continued to watch the man repeatedly hit and kick the woman in the stomach, again and again.´´Noooo stop! Please stop!´´ as she yelled his closed fist went upside her head. Michael knew he had to do something to stop the man from beating the beautiful woman, with tears running down his own face he yelled, ´´Daddy stop! Daddy stop!´´ as he ran his six year old frame between his father and mother. ´´Daddy stop hitting mommy!´´ All he felt was his father´s big black hands grasp him around his neck and squeeze until he couldn´t breathe. Then he threw him across the room. Michael sat on the floor crying. Partly because of the pain he felt, but mostly because of the beating his mother was getting. How does Michael, child of a crack head, fight to stay alive? What will he face and those he truly love? And do they survive the terror of the man they call Black Ice. This book tells the story of countless beatings, killings, lies, infidelity and betrayals of a crack head and how a mother and child survive the street life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Larry Herron. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/075298/bk_acx0_075298_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Series includes The Big Blind, High Stakes, Cashing Out, and Squeeze Play. Nadia Wolf had one wish, and it wasn’t for the latest designer purse, fashion-forward clothing, or even a handsome man to marry...although, that would be acceptable, too. Her wish was to win the World Poker Tournament and collect the one million dollar prize, beating the arrogant men who made her professional poker career a daily challenge. The odds were stacked against her when sexy poker celebrity Caleb Usher sat down at her table. As they pin their battles against each other, a steamy side wager drew them both in and gave them an even greater reason to fight for the championship. It only took one hand to make tournament history and leave them both hot under the collar. But before they could settle their spicy wager, the million dollar prize disappeared in front of an audience. Not one witness could explain what happened or where the money disappeared. Greyson Miller, CEO of the Lost City Casino, had a mystery to solve. Not only did a thief steal the million dollars from under his watchful eyes, but a secret swelled so large it threatened the very core of the casino. In a twist of fate, Nadia teams up with Greyson in an attempt to find the missing prize and to solve the perilous mystery that plagued the Lost City Casino. With Greyson’s overwhelming allure, Nadia has to keep both her head in the game and her hands to herself. Will she be able unravel the mystery and find the lost prize money while keeping both Greyson and Caleb at bay? Can she fend off her fanatical self-appointed poker manager, Frankie Garza, before he flushes her career down the toilet in offbeat attempts to make her famous? With Caleb, Greyson, and Frankie all claiming a stake, Nadia’s career, her life, and her heart will never be the same. Begin the adventure today. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Wendy Anne Darling. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/104773/bk_acx0_104773_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.