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True to the Game Audiobook

True to the Game: The True to the Game Trilogy, Book 1

It’s the late 1980s, and Gena finds herself in true-blue love with Quadir, a millionaire associated with the cartel. Quadir is faced with combating the art of extortion and interception masterminded by the notorious Junior Mafia, which reigns from the inner-city streets of Philadelphia. Both Gena and Quadir find themselves caught up in the vicious yet seductive world of drugs and money, only to find that success in this game is no easy win.
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Once upon a time, not too long ago, a young girl from the projects met Quadir, far from home, in the middle of Harlem. Now the story is told of how it all went down.

It’s the late 1980s, and Gena finds herself in true-blue love with Quadir, a millionaire associated with the cartel. Quadir is faced with combating the art of extortion and interception masterminded by the notorious Junior Mafia, which reigns from the inner-city streets of Philadelphia. Both Gena and Quadir find themselves caught up in the vicious yet seductive world of drugs and money, only to find that success in this game is no easy win. True to the Game represents life on the streets and is like no other story of its time.

There’s no way out once you’re in, and everyone stays in forever … True.

Teri Woods is a native of Philadelphia where she worked as a legal secretary/paralegal for eight years. She started writing True to the Game in 1993 and began submitting it to publishers in 1994. After being turned down, the book sat dormant for several years. In 1998 she began selling handmade books on the street and out of the trunk of her car. Soon she started her own publishing and production company, Meow Meow Productions, now called Teri Woods Publishing.

©1994 Teri Woods (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC

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    Natalie N. Ray 02-17-11 Member Since 2016
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    "Pass on this"

    This audiobook had sound effects, which was a pleasant surprise, but a few gunshots and tire squeals can't make a bad book good. There were far too many characters, which made it hard to remember who was who. The story dragged on needlessly with one shooting and expensive gift after another one. Usually, I'm a sucker for a trilogy, but I'll pass on this one.

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    KayeTidwell SACRAMENTO, CA, United States 03-11-11
    KayeTidwell SACRAMENTO, CA, United States 03-11-11

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    I really liked this book. The ending had me anxious to get to book 2. But the next 2 books should be free because they do not meet the standards of book 1.

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    "Great Book!"

    Read this book a long time ago, loved it then and still love it now!

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    Melanie Gilbert 04-01-16 Member Since 2016
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    the overall plot was good just to many characters I couldn't remember who was doing! if the author maybe had only 5 main characters that would have been great but I believe there were over 20 different people in the story so the story line was all over the place I purchased book 2 hopefully that's better if not I will be requesting a refund!

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    Natema 02-10-16
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    I like hearing stories about the streets, this was a good story but had too many disconnected moving parts, the characters were not properly introduced, but the story line is strong. So strong that I will read the next book!

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    Amazon Customer 01-20-16 Member Since 2015
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    I love this book. I never put it down when reading nor listening. This book always had you wondering g what was next.

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    from your girl Kitty Kat Mystic Wheels LASC took me a min but will be spreading the word

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    This is my first Audio book. I loved the characters and their stories. I recommend this book. Everyone was important to the story. Great job.

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    Jonte 05-05-15
    Jonte 05-05-15 Member Since 2015
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    The dialogue was despicable. Too many non important characters. Hopefully the sequel is better than this. Kinda scared to find out.....

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    Great narration. Made it easy to get lost in this story. Loved it! Would happily recommend to anyone! A must read!

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