Taking Losses

Taking Losses Born and raised on the Southside streets of Chicago better known as Sickside Nikky Green struggles to find himself in a world that denies him the opportunities that he yearns for Struggling to discov

  • Title: Taking Losses
  • Author: Michael McGrew
  • ISBN: 9780983040910
  • Page: 108
  • Format: Paperback
  • Born and raised on the Southside streets of Chicago, better known as Sickside Nikky Green struggles to find himself in a world that denies him the opportunities that he yearns for Struggling to discover his purpose in life, he participates in a crime that he deeply regrets, forcing him to leave for New York with intentions to never return With no money or support NickBorn and raised on the Southside streets of Chicago, better known as Sickside Nikky Green struggles to find himself in a world that denies him the opportunities that he yearns for Struggling to discover his purpose in life, he participates in a crime that he deeply regrets, forcing him to leave for New York with intentions to never return With no money or support Nicky is destined to make a name for himself, even if it kills him He gets that chance when he meets Charlie Black, an underworld businessman who takes Nikky under his wing only to exploit his vulnerability Now ten years and countless murders later, Nikky s life takes a turn when he finds out that his loyalty towards Charlie is in jeopardy after discovering that he is only a pawn on his chess board.Taking Losses is a slick, fast paced and cleverly detailed novel that introduces you not only to a man who defied the odds, but his wife and child that suffers from his absence This chain reaction of events sheds light from multiple perspectives regarding love, loyalty, annihilation and spiritual warfare.

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    1. Taking Losses was by far a book that played like a movie in my head. Well-developed characters and a story plot I didn’t expect this book to be this memorable. The main character is a man who is a killer by trade, he specializes in taking lives and living on the opposite end of the law so why is that you get drawn into this character? Why is it that you have high hopes and hold feelings for him? A writer that can make you feel genuine care for a killer is an awesome writer in my opinion. Nikky [...]

    2. KarmaFrom the Sick Side (South Side) of Chicago, Nicky Green is looking for an out. He's ready to be bigger than he is, but he first needs to learn who is he? With an unknown father, more common than not, Nicky is forced to teach himself what it means to be a man. Unfortunately, he allows himself to be mislead, misguided and that leaves him with a lifetime of regrets. Can a possible move to New York change things?With a new lease on life, Nicky is better prepared for what his future just may hol [...]

    3. Every action has a reaction and this is true in Taking Losses by Michael McGrew. Nicky Green is trying to find his purpose in life. Nicky’s struggles get the best of him and he leaves his hometown heading for the ‘Big Apple.’ After arriving in New York, Nicky feels he cannot win for losing until he meets someone who will change his life.Charlie Black is a businessman who runs New York with underhanded deals. Charlie happens to meet a young man and feels he has hit the jackpot. Nicky is eag [...]

    4. 4.0 out of 5 stars TNK Review, November 8, 2011This review is from: Taking Losses (Paperback Edition)I won this book and have to say im glad i did. Although it was on my reading list, to get it early was a pleasure. only prob i had so many to read b4 i got to it. now i feel jilted. it was such a great read.Talk about watching what you do cuz it might just come back and bit you in the Ass, karma was more than a BIG BI in this book. Nikky, may have wanted to get away from his past and start fresh [...]

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