Jackson, J. D.
Most widely held works about J. D Jackson
Most widely held works by J. D Jackson
Sunrise over Fallujah by Walter Dean Myers ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Robin Perry, from Harlem, is sent to Iraq in 2003 as a member of the Civilian Affairs Battalion, and his time there profoundly changes him.
Dark corner by Brandon Massey ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
A Mississippi backwater harbors a growing evil. After David Hunter learns of his estranged father's death in a freak boating accident, he travels to the famed author's home in the quaint burg of Mason's Corner to discover the man he never knew--and something terrifying about himself.
Fallen angels by Walter Dean Myers ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, just out of his Harlem high school, enlists in the Army in the summer of 1967 and spends a devastating year on active duty in Vietnam.
The beautiful struggle by Ta-Nehisi Coates ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
Son of Vietnam vet and black awareness advocate Paul Coates--a poor man who set out to publish lost classics of black history--Ta- Nehisi drifts toward salvation at Howard University, while his ominous brother Big Bill finds his own rhythm hustling.
Don't ever tell by Brandon Massey ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
A woman concealing many dangerous secrets, Rachel has taken great pains to flee from her troubled past. But now a figure from long ago has returned and will stop at nothing to make her suffer for her sins.
The great betrayal by Millenia Black ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
An emotionally charged, irresistibly sensual tale of duplicity. Leslie Cavanaugh enjoys the perfect life in West Palm, Florida. She has the best husband, daughter, and career anyone could ask for. Yet when her shameful past is exposed, she and everyone she holds dear are soon caught in a dramatic maelstrom.
Criss cross by Evie Rhodes ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
Years ago when Micah Jordan-Wells was born, a rift was created between two worlds. Today, Micah is a detective in New Jersey--a local hero for bringing the merciless killer Silky to justice. But Micah's world is about to be turned inside out by a monster from another dimension, one with whom Micah shares a terrifying link.
Homeboyz by Alan Lawrence Sitomer ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Seventeen-year-old Teddy Anderson, who is known on the streets as T-Bear, decides to seek revenge on the person responsible for his little sister's death, which was caused by a stray bullet from a semiautomatic handgun.
The one that got away by C. Kelly Robinson ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 650 libraries worldwide
Tony is known as something of a ladie's man, famous for his fast cars and hot women. But his job at the radio station isn't as sweet as it used to be, and a recent encounter with his only true love got him thinking--what about the one that got away? A near-death experience sends him on a mission to get Serena, his lost lover, back. But Serena has moved on with life and she's dealing with problems of her own: a marriage that's falling apart and a rebellious teenager. Is it too late to pick up the pieces of their complicated relationship?
Lockdown by Walter Dean Myers ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Teenage Reese, serving time at a juvenile detention facility, gets a lesson in making it through hard times from an unlikely friend with a harrowing past.
The hoopster by Alan Lawrence Sitomer ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Andre Anderson is a black teenager who loves to play basketball, hang out with his friends and laugh. He's got skills, brains and heart. He also has a dream. Then he gets viciously attacked. Now, everything he ever believed about the world has been called into question. Even his deadly jump shot. How does a man get up when he has been unjustly beaten down? Andre is about to find out. Andre is The Hoopster.
A love story by Denene Millner ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Aaron and Nina grew up on the same street and have been best buddies for 25 years. Now they wonder if they might ruin their relationship if they make room in it for passion and romance.
The ancestors by L. A Banks ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 618 libraries worldwide
In this collection of flesh-crawling tales, each author contributes one deliciously twisted selection. A writer unearths dangerous truths in backwoods Mississippi and a man's sanity--and life--are threatened by disturbing visions. Then, in the third and final tale, two children are forced to face off against terrifying ancestors.
Do you take this woman by R. M Johnson ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
Best friends since childhood, Pete and Wayne are as close as brothers, sharing a prospering orthopedic practice. Though they have always been competitive about women, things escalate when alluring Carla steps into the picture. As she passes between them, lifelong bonds of friendship and family begin to fray.
America by E. R Frank ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 534 libraries worldwide
America, a racially-mixed teenage boy, who has spent many years in institutions for disturbed, antisocial behavior, tries to piece his life together.
Mumbo jumbo by Ishmael Reed ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
A strange psychic epidemic called "Jes Grew" is spreading through the country, affecting millions. People start doing stupid sensual things with abandon, and civilization itself is threatened. PaPa LaBas, a HooDoo detective, is trying to find out the origins of the Jes Grew--not because he wants to cure it, but because he's ready for a new kind of society.
Cemetery Road by Gar Anthony Haywood ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
When his old friend R.J. Burrow is brutally murdered in Los Angeles, Errol "Handy" White must return from exile to attend the funeral, certain that a terrible secret is about to reveal itself. Twenty-six years earlier, Hand, R.J. and O'Neal Holden were three young thieves who pulled a heist that went horrible awry, and Handy's been waiting to pay for it with his life ever since. Both the police and Holden, now a slick politician, are convinced R.J.'s death was the result of a bungled drug deal, but Handy, like R.J.'s widow, just can't buy it. Was R.J.'s killing related to the tragedy lurking in the trio's past? Or is something even more sinister afoot? Handy won't go back home until he knows the answer - even if it means putting himself next in line for a bullet--Publisher's description.
Deadly pursuit by Ann Christopher ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Criminal defense attorney Amara Clarke finds herself in a dangerous situation when she becomes interested in a new cook at the local diner. A mysterous DEA agent comes to her aid, eventually putting them both in danger.
Drama city by George P Pelecanos ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Fresh from an eight-year stint in jail for selling narcotics, Lorenzo Brown is happy to have his freedom and a good job protecting dogs for the Humane Society. His parole officer, Rachel Lopez, relieves her everyday frustrations by cruising hotel bars and luring strangers to her bed. When a neighborhood turf war flares up, Lorenzo struggles to keep his hands clean. Now more than ever, he need's Rachel's help. But with her life crumbling around her, Rachel may be the one who needs rescuing.
One rough man by Brad Taylor ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
Pike Logan, a member of a highly covert intelligence organization known as the Taskforce that operates outside the boundaries of U.S. law, takes action to stop an imminent catastrophic attack by two criminal ideologues.
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