Carl Bonner, younger brother of Tiny’s former protégé, Will, reluctantly joins the “family business” after gun-violence suddenly claims the lives of young men from both Carl and Tiny’s families. Although deeply troubled and still seeking closure, Carl matures into a respected earner and feared soldier.
Eventually, the young man’s prosperous, illegal life turns to mayhem as he becomes addicted to prescription opioids. Carl and his boss, Tiny, are then drawn into a bloody vendetta after two masked Jamaicans violate the men by invading Tiny’s stash-house. During the course of the violent conflict, new information is revealed to Carl regarding his family’s history.
This knowledge causes the young man to reconsider his loyalty and entire way of life. Who can Carl trust in his mission to survive and prosper in North Philadelphia’s treacherous underworld? Will Carl continue down the same path of drug-trafficking, violence, genocide and self-destruction his older brother followed? Continue your dangerous and enlightening journey through the hazardous back-blocks and alleyways North of City Hall. Read “Illegal Life II: Carl’s Revenge,” the second installment in the “Illegal Life” trilogy, today!