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Derailed Ever have dreams that took your mind to places reality couldn t Kristle wanted it all, money, power, and lavish possessions But being a poor girl from the South side of Chicago, she had no idea how she was going to get it all She busts her butt to get her finances to a generous amount using her dope girl skills when it is all whisked away on a whim Kristle is left without a pot to piss in and has to regain her life back by fending for herself anyway she can She finds a way to make some money and learns to live off civil means But as things are starting to look up again they come tumbling back down with a house fire Just as Kristle is about to give up she encounters a man that gives her a strange note The note introduces her to an opportunity of a lifetime with a few stipulations It s a game that needs to be played in a timely fashion or Kristle is a dead girl If she successfully completes her task she gets money than she s ever seen before in her life What she doesn t know is that the tasks are not ordinary and the person making her play the game is someone she least expects



10 thoughts on “Derailed

  1. says:

    Root to all EvilWhile other children had stability, love, and food, crack cocaine was favored in Kristle s single parent home Through odd jobs and kind neighbors, Kristle was able to maintain as best she could Eventually crack won, and Kenya, her crack addicted mother, was no longer around Forced to fend for herself, Kristle s mentors were drug dealers, bangers and prostitutes On a


  2. says:

    Derailed by Shante formally D Skies will have you entertained from the first few pages It is the story of Kristle, a young girl whose mother abandons her to the drug crack cocaine Kristle must work her way up, overcoming obstacles and making a way for herself Everything seems to be going good until the rug is pulled out from under her In a world where everything is not what it seems and


  3. says:

    From the beginning this book will grab the attention of the reader a young girl named Kristle is the main character and ever since she could remember, her life was chaotic Kristle has the misfortune of being the child of a young woman who becomes addicted to drugs This young lady quickly learns that she can only depend on herself for survival As she grows up, she becomes adept at keeping foo


  4. says:

    Wow Is all I can say about this book.From page one it held my attention I didn t even want to put it down.I love that it talked about my home town CHICAGO,and its funny beacause all the places she talked about i knew exactly where they at.Go into the life of Kristle and she what she had to go through dealing with her crackhead mom Kenya.Kristle stops at nothing to get the life that she had to in


  5. says:

    Derailed was a fast read for me because of my love for books I am afraid of giving anything away so i am really afraid to leave any type of reviews for any books i read I say anyone who loves books should go get it show support and love you won t be disappointed.


  6. says:

    Wow It s a page turner Kristle s life was doomed from the moment she was born Her mother Kenya was only 14 years old when she had her Kenya was a crackhead who seemed to only care about herself She would go out to find drugs and leave Kristle behind When Kristle got older, she began a business of her own She was doing very well for herself too, but then something happened and she was back to square one


  7. says:

    I really enjoyed this read Author D Skies really put her imagination to work I felt like I was watching a good movie while reading the book Lot s of action, suspense and helluva sex scenes This book kept my attention and had me wanting to keep reading just to find out what will happen next She even left us hanging at the very end so I m sure there isto come of this story and I m definitely going to keep my


  8. says:

    Derailed wasn t at all what I expected I was completely caught off guard by the superb plot, consistent flow of the storyline, the texture of the characters and it s cohesiveness I m ramblingthis is a sleeper I m mad that I waited to purchse this gem and plowed through the mess of told over and over storylines with different covers I am refreshed, my palate has been cleansed and Ms Skies has just risen the bar


  9. says:

    Derailed had me on an emotional roller coaster It started off very sad with Kristle s childhood living with her drug addicted mother and the many struggles that she experienced trying to survive at such a young age on her own After the disappearance of Kristle s mother she started to find out just how ruthless this world really is and became caught up in the street life Once Kristle found a way to hustle, keep food


  10. says:

    Whewthat was torture Well let me clarify that statement, it was hard for me to read because the book was a editing nightmare The characters were all over the place, missing words, incorrect word choices, no coherent timelines and way too much crazy uncalled for sex The storyline was somewhat original with several twists that I wasn t expecting The ending was left open as I suspect a sequel may be in the works With all


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About the Author: D. Skies

D Skies a.k.a Shante grew up on the south side of Chicago At the age of 10 she began writing poems and short stories for her teachers They encouraged her to submit some of her work into competitions Shante was not able to do so because she had so many others things on her plate having to help care for her sisters and mother She also learned to play the clarinet and alto saxophone at that time Soon after entering high school she became pregnant with her first daughter Though Shante was faced with becoming a teenage mother she did not let that stop her She finished high school and even went on to attend college at The International Academy of Design and Technology, without any help from her child s father She found comfort in teaching herself to play the acoustic guitar In 2003, her daughter s father tried to step up and become the father he should have started out being, but he was tragically murdered After which Shante still pressed on to continue her studies In 2005, she met her husband and in late 2006 they began dating The following year they became pregnant with her second daughter After giving birth she enrolled herself back into school attending Kennedy King College and joining the Honors Society Phi Theta Kappa She began her writing again and this time it evolved into full fledged novels They then became pregnant with her third daughter in 2009 The couple then wedded in November 2009.Shante graduated in December 2010 with an Associates of Arts degree with Honors and are now attending Chicago State University in pursuance of her Bachelors of Arts degree in TV and Film Making She has recently released, Derailed, her first novel written under pen name D Skies Shante plans to continue to write novels that are inspired from her upbringing and dreams and remain true to keeping her identity as only Shante No multiple pen names Her goal is to bring life to her writings by directing and producing them into movies Shante s mottos are A strong woman is not born, she is made You can be anyone in the world but at the end of the day just being YOU is always the best.


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