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Publisher's Summary

A prequel to Ashley and JaQuavis' New York Times best-selling Cartel series, this story follows the rise of notorious gangster Carter Diamond, taking listeners through his days on the mean streets of Michigan to his becoming the biggest drug lord Miami has ever seen. Before the cartel was ever created, he stood alone.

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  • Forte
  • 02-10-2019

Book Length

The length of the book Carter Diamond 1 and 2 could have been one book.

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  • Towanda
  • 09-08-2018

Can't wait for the second part.

Carter is the next up and coming. I am going to start the Cartel over for a refresher course

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  • Jb
  • 16-08-2020

Worth the read

Story was good enjoyed the book. I heard people complain about performance before however, I did not experience that was bad, till now. I just realize how important the narrator is to a book on audible.

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  • Mahoganey
  • 11-04-2021

amazing

I loved it ..wish it gets better..hope 2 is gd also...can't wait ..I love this author

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  • Anonymous User
  • 24-01-2019

Way too short

I am upset the story wasn't longer. I've purchased almost every book you both have written together and separately. I love this genre of books.

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  • Kellisha Alston
  • 06-09-2021

Disappointed


This book is contradictory of the cartel first off Carters last name was not Diamond in the cartel also they stated that he never had a job and always had money on high school so I’m confused? Also the Cartel stated his dad hid his mom and Carter from Estes but his brother worked with him ?

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  • Ladii Kay
  • 17-08-2021

Awesome

It was the narrators narrating for me lol. I couldn’t put it down because of the narrator.

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  • MizTeebabie
  • 26-06-2021

I loved

I liked how this book was only a few hours long but it really went in to detail about a lot of things and you can see how Carter becomes who he becomes. on to the 2nd book for me

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  • Nakeemah G.
  • 07-06-2021

Good book but where is part 2

The book was good o just hate the fact that you don’t know there is a part 2 until you finish the book sooo annoying

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  • RJ
  • 05-06-2021

Honor!

This first short story introduces us to Carter Diamond from Flynt, Michigan. Proving that he is an honorable man gets him to Miami, Florida, and the opportunity to work for the kingpin of the city. Carter’s lifestyle of choice is a dangerous business.

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