Synopses & Reviews
After serving ten years for armed robbery, Jonathan JC Cole is about to get out of the joint, and he has one thing on his mind: revenge against the three menformer childhood friends, now powerful crime lordswho betrayed him to save their own skins. Richard Richkid Kidman is a Playa with a capital P, at one time controlling a stable of twelve women. Alonzo Zo Johnson is one of the richest drug dealers in the Windy City. And Eugene Lil G Pierce ranks among the most successful con men on the East Coast.
JC feels that the time has come for him to claim what is rightfully his. His misfortune was his ex-friends stepping-stone, and now it is time for them to pay upin spades. He doesnt want to kill them, he just wants to take everything away.
He does this with the help of his woman, Champagne; his best friend, Rat; and Rats girlfriend, Shaunna. They form a family of sorts, with JC as the leader and Champagne as the fierce mother hen, together embarking on an exciting journey into the underworld of Chicago.
Triple Take explodes off the page a blood-soaked, guns-blazing literary assault on the senses. In Triple Take, novelist Y. Blak Moore proves himself the reincarnation of Donald Goines. In the years to come, this literary prodigy may just prove himself the voice of his generation. David Isay, public-radio producer and co-author of Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago
After serving ten years for armed robbery, Jonathan "JC" Cole is about to get out of the joint, and he has one thing on his mind--revenge against the three men who betrayed him to save their own skins, former childhood friends who are now powerful crime lords.
Out of prison after serving ten years for armed robbery, Jonathan "JC" Cole returns to Chicago seeking revenge against the three men who betrayed him.
About the Author
Y. Blak Moore is a poet, social worker, and former gang member who grew up in the Chicago housing projects. He has three children and lives in Chicago. This is his first novel.
Reading Group Guide
The following Reading Group Guide was created to enhance your groups discussion of Triple Take by Y. Blak Moore, a story of redemption and revenge set in the underworld of Chicago.