The year is 2008 and the recession has brought the goons out in the streets of Shreveport, Louisiana. Detective Raheem Mims risks his life to go undercover in an effort to balance out the huge crime wave that threatens to turn Shreveport into one of the deadliest cities in America. Gregory Reynolds, aka G-Rilla, is an ex-con on a mission to avenge his brother’s death, and get reparations, by jacking banks: all while maintaining a strict honor amongst thieves code. However, some members of his crew, The Green Team, have ambitions of their own. Will Detective Mims successfully infiltrate The Green Team, and solve a major robbery-homicide? Can G-Rilla maintain a relationship with his family and friends, and reach his goal of robbing an armored truck before he retires? Or will other jackers, and members of The Green Team, pull G-Rilla into a street war that will cause him to lose everything? Cooper Road author, Cool Daddy Swag, takes you on a journey through his native Shreveport, La that pits freedom, family, and friends, against fortune and street fame.
Noelle Dresden stepped out on faith and left her full-time job to pursue her passion: singing. Six months later, her singing career hasn't gone much of anywhere and neither has her relationship with her charismatic, yet sneaky boyfriend, Jonah. After Jonah uses Noelle's hopes of an engagement for his benefit, Noelle gets fed up and decides to move forward with her career. Her pursuit leads her to accept an invitation to be a house guest on the popular, hit reality show, House of Swag. On the show, aspiring entertainers with the potential to take it to the next level are trained to become multifaceted mega stars. While in the house, Noelle catches the eye of the show's creator, Monroe "Paper" Chase. As Noelle rises toward super stardom, she has some difficult choices to make. Will she work to keep the love that she and Jonah shares alive, or will she choose fame, fortune and a man who can make all of her dreams come true?