The fast-paced, action packed sequel to the bestselling "Girls From Da Hood". This harsh account of life in the projects brings the reader into the lives of three young women all connected by one man. He's the best and worst thing that's happened to them...Helena Smith's life is on track. An A+ student, voted most likely to succeed in her class, she is just about to get out of the ghetto on an academic scholarship when the night of her boyfriend's 18th birthday brings tragedy. Now her father is in jail, her mother has abandoned her and she is carrying her boyfriend's brother's child. All Storm Johnson wants is to have her baby and spend the rest of her life with her boyfriend, Malek. Until she wakes up one day to find the police knocking at her door. Now she is being charged with possession of drugs with the intent to distribute, and Malek is nowhere to be found. Keyshawn Nixon is Malek's old flame. She used to be a prostitute, but now she has left the life and is looking for revenge on Malek, the man who turned her out. Together the three young women are the girls from Da Hood, and they are looking for revenge on the man who has brought their lives crashing together.
Nikki Turner lives in Richmond, Virginia. Chunichi, a poet as well as a prose writer, also lives in Virginia. Together they are authors of Girls From Da Hood (also available from Turnaround).