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Stained Cotton

Stained Cotton

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by Quentin Carter
     
 

Qu'bon Cartez is a conniving, womanizing hoodfella that knows no boundaries when it comes to money. His brother, O'bon, finds himself having to survive the game of being his only sibling. Together they'll navigate you through a single tale of lies, lust and revenge.

 

Two very unpredictable endings will teach you why it's called Stained Cotton.

Overview

Qu'bon Cartez is a conniving, womanizing hoodfella that knows no boundaries when it comes to money. His brother, O'bon, finds himself having to survive the game of being his only sibling. Together they'll navigate you through a single tale of lies, lust and revenge.

 

Two very unpredictable endings will teach you why it's called Stained Cotton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780979951718
Publisher:
Triple Crown Productions
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Pages:
300
Sales rank:
489,453
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Quentin Carter is a 30-year-old native of Kansas City, Missouri. Currently, Quentin is serving a 10 year sentence in federal prison under the harsh crack cocaine law. It was while in prison that Quentin felt inspired to write. His strong characters often reflect his own experience on the streets, and he is an inspiration to other inmates, as well as those on the outside. He is scheduled to be released in 2008. Each of Quentin's titles, Hoodwinked, In Cahootz, Contagious and Amongst Thieves have topped bestseller lists. Stained Cotton is Quentin's fifth novel with Triple Crown, and perhaps the most highly anticipated. In the future, Quentin hopes to grow as an author and become a writer of multiple genres.

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Stained Cotton 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
A_BMORE_REVIEW_CRITIC More than 1 year ago
Quentin Carter delivers a fast-paced, drama-filled, action-packed novel accessorized with unforgettable characters in `Stained Cotton¿, his latest release. Qu¿bon and O¿ban Cartez are brothers hailing from the streets of Kansas City, where the one who has the money, has the power, and the one who obtains the power, gains the respect. Everyone knows Qu¿bon as a ruthless, money hungry, womanizing hoodlum while his brother, O¿ban is known as the more sensible, level-headed one out of the two. The Cartez Brothers are getting money and living the ¿fast life¿, when they meet Katrina and Nancy, two white girls from the suburbs of Kansas City who crave to know what it is like to be a ¿black girl¿ and live the ¿black experience¿. As Qu¿bon takes Katrina into his fold and O¿ban welcomes Nancy (Nah-Nah) into his, the drama begins to unfold as the two pair of siblings change each other¿s lives drastically, creating a tangled web of chaos.



Carter weaves the story in so many different directions, effortlessly shocking the reader with every turn of the page. Terry, Qu¿bon¿s right-hand man, sets him up in the worst way to get the Feds off his back after he¿s caught ¿riding dirty¿. Katrina and Nancy turn into the Kansas City¿s edition of ¿Girls Gone Wild¿, while their parents¿ marriage begins to suffer due to their daughters dating black men and becoming promiscuous. Although Michael (Katrina and Nancy¿s father) detests the thought of interracial dating (or black people, period), he decides to leave his family abruptly to be with a black woman. Kathy, Katrina and Nancy¿s mother, is distraught over her husband abandoning his family and her daughters¿ reckless behavior, and commits an unthinkable act that could have cost her life.



Carter has created a bestseller as he brings light to issues such as racism, interracial relationships, promiscuity, STDS, and more. Although the plot/storyline was a bit far-fetched and unbelievable, it was intriguing, suspenseful, humorous, sad, and shocking nonetheless. `Stained Cotton¿ receives 5 stars for such an excellent, enjoyable, and entertaining read.

Latasha Hall
A "B~more" Literary Review Critic/
Vice President of B~more Readers with W.I.S.D.O.M Book Club
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Msz.Twist More than 1 year ago
Stained Cotton had a overall good theme.There were major issues such as racism covered in the book.It was good to see those problems eventually overcome. But the ending was a little bit weird & unexpected to me!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
this book was great full of expense and kept my attention the whole time this is my all time favorite book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is super good!! Its definitely a page turner, I heard about it threw a friend and it was just what the doctor ordered...
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tyti_09 More than 1 year ago
this is the best book i have ever read it took me a couple of hours to read the end was so great i never saw it coming quentin carter is one of the best authors ever!
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jlb37 More than 1 year ago
i love this book it keep u on your seat you will not want to put the book down
Guest More than 1 year ago
Quentin Carter comest to us with a surprise to write about the forbidden fruit. Seems like Quentin tried to mix it up a little bit. This story takes place in Kansas City, MO, centers around 2 brothers trying their luck of dating 2 white, rich, preppy, naive females, that is trying to learn the rhythm of the african american slang 'stereotyped at times'. Money becomes the root of all evil when one friend goes against another, and both brothers try to still run things thru their blue eyes while locked down. Along the way the girls stir up more trouble than a little, resulting in a good read, and somewhat comical at times. The plot seem to become confusing middle ending in book. I went over it more than once and still it doesn't make sense, but the ending will try to smooth out things, but the questions still went unanswered that I was seeking. Both brothers, Qu'bon and O'bon seem to come hard at beginning of book, but turn soft once they try their hand at those pretty pink toes. Overall, it's a book worth reading, and definately will keep you turning pages. I enjoyed this book and hopefully you will too.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ok, for those of you who are familiar with Hoodwinked, In Cahoots, Contagious, Amongst Thieves and The Fink, you know that no one does it like Quentin. But until you read Stained Cotton, you haven't experienced Quentin's true talent. Non-stop action, twists, turns, surprises and an underlying message. I don't know how you do it, but please keep them coming, Quentin!