Monthly Archives: January 2017

CHICAGO HUSTLE By Odie Hawkins [Cover photo by Zola Salena-Hawkins] There was no sharper con man on the streets of Chicago than Elijah Brookes. Women were his preferred prey— but no mark and no bankroll was safe when Elijah was on the prowl. Cool, beautiful Toni warned him, “Elijah, brothers be playin’ games so hard sometimes they don’t know when to stop. You know what I’m sayin?” Elijah Brookes had to learn the ultimate lesson the hard way. So many games to be played, so little time.   Re-Published: 1/6/2012, Format:  Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W), Pages:  228, Size:  5×8 ISBN:  978-1-45024-955-3, Print Type: B/W

Amazing Grace By Odie Hawkins [Cover photo by Zola Salena-Hawkins] An enchanting intro to a collection of unforgettable characters – Elizabeth, “Queen of the Projects”; the girl “Billie” who sings like Lady Day; young Randolph who, to his family’s embarrassment, grows a second head for awhile; Dean Dale Jackson, talented writer, sculptor, auto mechanic, dedicated to the underbelly of a bottle; the Vernon family upwardly mobile but required by a will to grow cotton in their suburban backyard; and Marlene and James, who find happiness in an unexpected way, in marriage. Re-Published:  1/2012,  Format:  Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W), Size: 5×8 ISBN:  978-1-45024-961-4,  Print Type:  B/W