Diamonds are forever - or are they? The Cartel runs Miami, and loyalty to their organization runs deep, but when someone breaks the rules, things may be beyond repair. A snitch in the crew has dismantled the notorious Cartel, and now disloyalty threatens to tear the family apart.
Young Carter is in the fight for his life as he faces drug kingpin charges due to the treachery of his best friend, Ace. Kidnapping, murder, deception, and seduction fill this thrilling sequel. Will Zyir find out that Breeze is still alive? Will Mecca be exposed as his brother’s killer? Is Miamor dead or alive?
Ashley and JaQuavis are back with The Cartel 2. Their twisted tale of deceit will have you on the edge of your seat, trying to figure out what happens next.
Ashley & JaQuavis are the New York Times best-selling duo responsible for the popular Cartel series. They live in Flint, Michigan, where they are working on future projects.
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The book was great until the end... I felt like I wasted hours of my life that I will never get back... Debating whether I should purchase #3 or not...
LIFE just happens that way sometimes!
Hearing the story about the Murder Mama's and how they came about was very interesting listen. The thing I liked the most was how the author portrayed Miamor and how the challenge in her childhood turned her into the murder that she became.
If you have ever held a gun in the face of danger then you know the thought process that occurs before pulling a trigger, either shoot or be shot. Most people would hesitate before just shooting but sometime that last thought is the difference between life and death. The scene that I remember the most was the situation where Miamor almost died at the hands of one of her targets.
My favorite character in the book was Murder and how he loved two women that happened to be sisters but because of his loyalty to Anissa he didn't give into his minds urges. The major theme in this book to me was LOYALTY and that's what makes the book a great one because it shows so many different approaches to the theme by the characters (either they were loyal or disloyal), it also shows that you can't underestimate people and also helps the readers realize people are never who they portray to be. The true reality of the book is what blows me away and left me speechless that's why I gave it 3 stars. You won't believe this one.
He's awesome. He does his thing.
The crazy man who kidnapped Breeze.
So many things don't make sense. Like it was 6 months later and Breeze is just now waking up in the man's house. What was she doing for 6 months? Was she in a coma? What? Why wasn't the Grandfather who was the actual Cartel the main character in the book? It was bad.
Yes, it's a good follow-up to the 1st one
Would probably refer to a friend
Liked the continuation of the story line, but didn't care much for how the Murda Mamas came to be. I would have preferred the storyline to continue with the Cartel and the Diamond family.
Finding out that Breeze was alive, getting to know Carter, and Mecca and learning the history of the Murda Mamas from Miamor really kept me going. Even though Miamor gets a taste of what she serves I was still rooting for her and Carter. And on top of that Murder comes home looking for his woman. I was exalted with anticipation ... and then came the twist at the end. I really didn't see this coming.
I was in a hurry to get to Cartel 3.
The first book was great. However, it seems like they keep playing the same story out. Also, I thought it was extremely crazy the way it ended. I wish Mia had a more ruthless story. She had a rough childhood but that didn't really warrant the killer she is being portrayed as. I've read much better books.
Ashley & JaQuavis are fulfilling their destiny as the dynamic duo of urban Fiction. I can't stop listening. I am studying for my MBA, which requires a great deal of work, so I listen audibly. What a wonderful tool, I get to enjoy reading all of my favorite authors and am so happy for this twisted series. I manage to get in 1-2 books with each sitting, which is a way for me to get a brake from studying. On to book 3!!!
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