Little Black Girl Lost

8 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 742 ratings

Little Black Girl Lost Publisher's Summary

Set in 1950s New Orleans, Little Black Girl Lost is a powerful tale filled with sex, greed, and the explosive political and social climates of an America long gone. Fifteen-year-old beauty Johnnie Wise lives her life devoted to God. But her innocence is shattered when her mother, who has been a prostitute for years, sells Johnnie's body to lecherous insurance man Earl Shamus.

Acclaimed author Keith Lee Johnson ascended the Black Expressions best seller list with this riveting novel.

©2005 Keith Lee Johnson (P)2006 Recorded Books
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  • Book 1

    • Little Black Girl Lost

    • By: Keith Lee Johnson
    • Narrated by: Beresford Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    Set in 1950s New Orleans, Little Black Girl Lost is a powerful tale filled with sex, greed, and the explosive political and social climates of an America long gone. Fifteen-year-old beauty Johnnie Wise lives her life devoted to God. But her innocence is shattered when her mother, who has been a prostitute for years, sells Johnnie's body to lecherous insurance man Earl Shamus.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Power of the P!

    • By Kelly on 02-09-07

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 2

    • Little Black Girl Lost 2

    • By: Keith Lee Johnson
    • Narrated by: Bennett Beresford
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    Teenage beauty Johnnie Wise has seen her share of hardship. Sold into prostitution at an early age, she is an accessory to a murder that sparks terrible race riots. Her boyfriend, Lucas, wants to give her a better life, but Johnnie has a powerful effect on men, and gangster Napoleon Bentley will stop at nothing to have her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Mishawna Washington on 03-21-08

    Regular price: $27.97

  • Book 3

    • Little Black Girl Lost 3

    • Ill Gotten Gains
    • By: Keith Lee Johnson
    • Narrated by: Beresford Bennett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Unafraid to use her assets, young Johnnie has wiled her way into the lives of several dangerous men. She also happens to be connected to three murders. Now that her enemies are closing in from all sides, it seems her luck may run out.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You have to have all three ...

    • By Sernearia on 03-02-09

    Regular price: $29.37

  • Book 4

    • Little Black Girl Lost 4

    • By: Keith Lee Johnson
    • Narrated by: Beresford Bennett
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Essence best-selling author Keith Lee Johnson's popular series continues with this fourth book, which reaches back to unearth the roots of JohnnieWise's family tree. On the eve of her arranged marriage in an African village, a 16-year-old girl elopes with her fiancé's younger brother. But the lovers are captured and sold into American slavery - and the girl wonders if she'll ever see her man again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Story of History and Never ending Love

    • By Tyrone on 04-20-10

    Regular price: $20.99

  • Book 5

    • Little Black Girl Lost 5

    • By: Keith Lee Johnson
    • Narrated by: Beresford Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Essence best-selling author Keith Lee Johnson’s fifth installment in his ongoing "Little Black Girl Lost" series picks up where the fourth book left off by continuing the diary of Josephine Baptiste. As more details about Josephine’s past come to light, the African heritage of modern-day Johnnie Wise is further explained.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow!

    • By Lucas Zelitt on 01-03-18

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 6

    • Little Girl Lost

    • The Return of Johnnie Wise
    • By: Keith Lee Johnson
    • Narrated by: Lucinda Gainey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    With the smell of burning wood and bricks lingering in the cool morning breeze, Johnnie Wise left New Orleans while her home was still smoldering. She had just been acquitted of murdering Sharon Trudeau, one of her former stocker brokers who had stolen a substantial amount of her nest egg. Broke with nothing but the clothes on her back and the shoes on her feet, Johnnie heads to East St. Louis to live with her father.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad

    • By Lucas Zelitt on 01-21-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 7

    • Johnnie Wise in the Line of Fire

    • Little Girl Lost, Book 7
    • By: Keith Lee Johnson
    • Narrated by: Lucinda Gainey
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    After three long weeks of wondering if the police are going to figure out what really happened in her hotel room, Johnnie leaves Jackson, Mississippi, without being questioned. When she sees Paul Masterson, the preacher who helped her when she thought her life was over, standing on the landing of the train depot in Providence, Rhode Island, she thinks she's found sanctuary, a place where she can cease worrying.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow!

    • By Jacqueline on 08-21-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Woman in Love

    • The Wise Brothers from the Little Girl Lost Series
    • By: Keith Lee Johnson
    • Narrated by: Kelley Hazen
    • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    William, a widower of five years, finds himself falling for a very persistent coworker by name of Terry Moretti, who will not take no for an answer. When he finally says yes, will the challenge of seducing him wean? Sterling, an attorney who fancies himself a lady's man and lives way above his means, is fired from a prestigious firm and the bills are piling up when a rich woman offers to fulfil all his dreams if he'll do her a favor that awakens his dormant conscience.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I was expecting!

    • By Jan M on 10-11-17

    Regular price: $24.95