Set in the wicked streets of New Orleans, which serves as a colorful backdrop for this urban novel telling the story of brothers Nodda and Dizzle. It is a tale of family, murder, mayhem big money and high living. Stuck in da Streetz takes you on a journey that shows the city like never before.
The novel depicts in vivid detail that life in the Big Easy ain't always so easy and that is why it is sometimes called the "City that Care Forgot." Additionally, it is called "Choppa City" the "Cutthroat Capital" where Head Bussing is an everyday thing.
Throughout the years, New Orleans have the title of one of the most dangerous cities in America; because of the violence that plagues it as every day bodies drop and the trigga play don't' stop.
David "Dino" Turner, brings the story to life with the people, places and spaces that often are not explored in urban fiction. Throughout this novel he gives a voice to the voiceless, telling a story that is fresh, new and original
It paints a picture that's gritty and grimy, but also shiny, as the lure of big money takes Nodda and Dizzle into the world of drug dealing, where they become "Made Men in Da Streetz" living like street kings "Doing It Big" with their influence running the gamut, from the streets to the suites, as their enterprise made them untouchable dons in the dope game.
In some ways, it is cinematic, spectacular and sensual, Stuck in da Streetz is a novel that captures the language, speech and aura of New Orleans through characters that gives the reader a slice of life beyond life in the streets. It also shows a more human side of the brothers that value love, friendship and family.
But as they floss like bosses in the game, at some point their bond is tested as they are at a crossroads; moving in different directions in life. It is something that tests not only their business, but their relationship as brothers.