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Publisher's Summary

Take a look inside the lives of three close friends. Dre and Hassan have been robbing convenience stores and small banks together since high school, but they share something else in common other than making cold, hard cash: their love for Nikki.

The stakes are high after the trio takes on a scheme that unexpectedly sets off a chain of deadly events. With greed, betrayal, and heartache pulling them all in separate directions, will they be able to overcome it all? Or will their very foundation crumble beneath lust, lies, and deception?

©2012 Jade Jones (P)2016 Jade Jones

What listeners say about Torn Between a Goon and a Gangsta

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Awesome read!!

Enjoyed every bit of it, should have a part 2. A must get book to listen.

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great

this was a really good book the endinf was crazy as hell...great really great! awesome

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this was too good, mad about the cliff hanger

this was an awesome read. the dramatic change ups downs & unexpected twists and turns and the love scenes were something memorable I really enjoy it very disappointed at the ending not quite expecting that looking forward two the sequel hope I don't have to wait too long .. I wasn't expecting to lose the characters that messed me up. but dre still here. hmmmm

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Great read!!!

This book was so good. Dre messed around on his girl with one of her family members and got upset when she returned the favor. I wasn't expecting the ending, I didn't see that coming. I really hope it's gonna be a part 2!

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I actually really liked this book!

I was a little concerned at first because there wasn't any reviews at all om this book. At first, when I started listening the narrator read too fast to the point where I had to start the book over twice. But about 4 or so chapters later I was all into it and the narrator calmed down and became the characters. Actually a pretty good narrator at that. Book was really good alot of action, twists and deep betrayals! Drama just how I like it!! Will keep you entertained and the ending is crazy but was left to be continued by a second book. Great story!!

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Great story line, can't wait to read part 2.

Loved it, listened from beginning to the end. Great narration the whole way through truly.

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Another great read

I love it when a typical gangster book takes an unexpected turn. I didn't see it coming which shows that Jade Jones is good at what she does.

So far I am enjoying her writing style. On to book two.

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Goon or Gangster??????

Dang!!! This book was something else. Whew.....when they say karma is a B, they must have read this one. Friendships and family are put to the test and you will be surprised to find out who comes out on top!

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when you are living foul

when you think your friends and family got your back, these characters are in for an awakening. Dre, Hassan and Nilki are family, In the end that doesn't mean much. great fast read

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WOW

Great story with shiesty friends and family...no need for enemies. Narrator had a great voice, but should have rerecorded his errors and shortened the pauses between chaoters.