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The Syndicate Audiobook

The Syndicate: Carl Weber Presents

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They were just kids when Claudette McPhearson took them all in. Eight of them all together. All different races and ethnic makeups, but she loved them as her own. One woman taught them how to love, trust, and respect one another. She was the only glue that kept them together, the only one they wanted to please and never let down. She had been their light at the end of a long troublesome tunnel - it shined so bright.

Then, one dreadful day, it all came to a crashing halt. She was walking to the bus stop from the juvenile correction center where she volunteered her time, and someone gunned her down in a drive-by shooting. It was a seemingly random murder. The culprit snatched her away from her family in the blink of an eye. Her kids were back to being the orphans no one wanted, even the ones who had aged out of the system. As they stood around Claudette's grave, holding hands and trying to choke back many tears, they all knew their lives would change forever.

They now owned a house, and a $500,000 insurance policy was to be split between eight kids. In conjunction with that, they soon discovered that they were left with enemies no one had known existed in Claudette's world. Their uncle Snap was well aware of those enemies, and after one of the children embarked upon a lockbox with keys, codes, and monetary figures, Uncle Snap presented them with a video Mama had left, telling them who to trust and explaining her nefarious activities. A secret bunker underneath the house opened their eyes. It was filled with money, drugs, and specific directions from Claudette, who had built an empire from the ground up.

A syndicate is what Uncle Snap called it, and since Claudette was dead, it was up to the kids to keep it going. Somebody had to step up to be the leader. One of them had to take her place, and they had to do so swiftly. The Syndicate waited for no one, and it was a criminal enterprise that trafficked in millions of dollars of drugs throughout the United States yearly. From the Port of Miami to the border of Canada, the Syndicate was a force to be reckoned with. Unbeknownst to every child, Claudette had been training them for this moment, this time. She had honed each of their skills, knowing that they would one day step up and run this f--king city.

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    "Never ever dissatisfied with these writers!!!"

    Loved it from start to finish cannot wait for part 2!! Excellent storyline, well developed characters!!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Great writing!!! And narrators might I add! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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    A lot of twist and turns but awesome none the less. I can't wait until 2. The narrators were great, I hope you use the same for the next installment.

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    "Smh..... great book"

    I want more and more. Brick and Storm are the bomb ! The narrators where on point . Please don't have me waiting years for part 2. I need closure

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    "Another awesome book"

    I like how the author always weave social issues into the plot. .... I thought that Trigger was the best character from other books .. However, Javon is a head turner❀️.. The loyalty to family and his fiancé has me waiting for PARTll!

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    "Love Brick and Storm"

    I can't wait for part two!!!!!! I have never been disappointed by these two. Awesome writers!!

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    Very good story, interesting and intriguing characters, and edge of your seat action and suspense. Can't wait for the sequel

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    Awesomely Engaging! GREAT Page turner anxiously awaiting part two, audible narration was superb. 2 thumbs up

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    THe story relies on outdated black stereo types and relies too much on profanity in place of good writing.

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    "Hella good!!πŸ‘πŸ‘"

    I was instantly sucked into the story and truly enjoyed how it unraveled the unexpected!! Can't wait for The Syndicate 2!!!

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    "Great story"

    The family dynamics are strange but realistic. The narrators wete some of my favorites in the audiobook world. I was disappointed because I would have liked to get a more detailed background on each of the characters. I would've also enjoyed more details that are key in visualizing the scenes. I was unable to see the characters and their scenery.

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