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Tied: A Street Gang Novel

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Two sisters. One wants in. One has a plan. But gang loyalty cuts family ties and even the best plan can derail.

Jess works, spends time with friends, and earns good grades in school. But she's also sole provider for her drug-addicted mother... And she hates it.

Her sister Nova holds a high-profile position in the Dynamite Queens. Within her turf Nova enjoys fame, fortune, f
ebook, 316 pages
Published March 29th 2016 by Frankenscript Press
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G.J. Griffiths
“A gritty novel” is one of those clichés that a reviewer hopes to avoid but I have to admit that periodically, while reading Lee Gabel’s Tied, I felt the need to take a cold drink of water, or even reach for the mouthwash, such was the stark harshness of much of this tale about gang warfare on the streets of South LA. There were few characters with which I could identify and few that I rooted for, although I was deeply saddened by the events that took over the lives of Jess, Samantha and Nova. A ...more
Tiffany Toney
Apr 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing

A story about two sisters who want to live & be in a gang. Jess looks up to her older sister who is a Dyamitic Queen(a female gang), but Nova thinks Jess doesn’t have what it takes to be a D.Q.!
Stephen Morley
Apr 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
This story is very well thought out with believable characters and situations. Gabel does a great job drawing us into the life that many of us know nothing about.
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Since 1992, Lee has worked within the visual and dramatic arts landscape as a graphic designer, illustrator, visual effects artist, animator, screenwriter and author. He's contributed to an Emmy award (LOST; "Pilot; Part 1 and Part 2") and once walked 63.5 kilometers in 13 hours. Traditionally trained as a screenwriter, Lee transitioned to writing books in order to share his stories and is the aut ...more

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