Phoenix is an explosive crime thriller that is packed with drama, love, and deceit where four friends growing up on Chicago’s south side are stuck right in the midst of it all.
NuNu—a high school football star, with a scholarship to Ohio State. His life takes a turn after an altercation with two local thugs on graduation night and the constant drama of a conniving baby momma.
Skye—a feisty, yet needy young lady who doesn’t know which way to turn when her older brother is set up by the police and incarcerated.
Paris—a well grounded and determined young lady navigates her way through college with the dream of being and elementary school teacher and owner her own bookstore/cafe.
Phoenix—a sexy young lady, who moved from the Cajun country of Louisiana to the fast-paced city of Chicago when she was thirteen. She quickly becomes the leader of the group of friends and is the one that always holds them together.
When the four find that the cruel world, and a recession has a heavy foot on their neck and unfortunate events leaves them broke and jobless, they come together and orchestrate bank robberies that gives them the adrenaline rush of their lives. Vacations out of the country, fine clothes, and plenty of money to burn. Their success as the Celebrity Bank Robbers starts a trend and they rob other banks. But will their last big score end deadly?
Alex Richardson is the author of Lines Crossed (the true story of an undercover cop), Lies, Lust Consequences, The Corner I & II. He also at work on The Corner III and Vanessa, Vanessa a suspense/mystery.