DJGBC Authors Spotlight: Teri Woods “Dutch III”


True to the Game by New York Times bestseller author and publisher Teri Woods has been undisputedly titled a classic. While working as a legal secretary for a law firm and juggling motherhood in Philadelphia, PA Teri Woods completed her first novel, True to the Game. She submitted her story over a period of six years to more that twenty different publishers, all of whom rejected her. When major publishing houses refused to embrace True to the Game she wasn’t discouraged. In 1998 instead of giving up, Woods’ printed, bound, self-published and began selling hand to hand her first book True to the Game.On December 18, 1999 with the support and encouragement of friends, Teri Woods recognized the selling power of her story. She credits her overwhelming success to hard work and perseverance. Teri Woods often slept in her car and on the couches of acquaintances, as she spent countless hours selling her books on the streets of New York. Moving thousands of books primarily from the trunk of her car she was determined to have her story read. Her grassroots tactic paid off; Teri Woods became a self-made millionaire in just three years selling her novel, True to the Game. With the release of True to the Game, Teri Woods has reinvigorated the urban fiction market and created a growing trend in publishing.As owner of Teri Woods Publishing, Woods’ published: True to the Game, DUTCH I, DUTCH II, Deadly Reigns I and II , Angel, B-More Careful, The Adventures of Ghetto Sam, Triangle of Sins, Rectangle of Sins, Tell Me Your Name, Predator and Double Dose. True to the Game, B-More Careful, DUTCH, Triangle of Sins, Rectangle of Sins, Deadly Reigns I and Deadly Reigns II has all been featured on the Essence Bestseller list numerous times collectively. Teri Woods Publishing has sold over 1 million copies independently and generated over 15 million dollars in gross revenue. Woods jump started the entire urban-book marketplace. Teri signed a five book deal with Grand Central Publishing in 2007. True to the Game II (GCP, 2007) and True to the Game III (GCP, 2008) both debuted on The New York Times Bestsellers list. Teri’s first hardcover, the urban thriller, ALIBI was published in August 2009
Publication Date: May 25, 2011 | Series: Dutch

In the final installment of Teri Woods’ bestselling street trilogy centering around a powerful gang and their leader Dutch, you can bet that plenty of blood and tears will be shed as the story races to its exciting conclusion!
The intensely fierce and much-feared Jersey City gang leader Dutch is finally in police custody about to face the ruling in his trial for what the media has deemed “the month of murder.” But if the cops think they’ve crippled his power or can stop his dealings in any way, they have another thing coming—in this case, gunfire and plenty of it. In court, a shootout breaks out, a massacre planned by the master himself. Dutch uses the chaos he created to escape and heads out to reclaim his domain. With Angel and Roc now locked away, Craze has been taking care of business, and when approached by Joseph Odouwo, Kazami’s very rich and powerful relative, he can’t resist taking a stake in Odouwo’s billion-dollar diamond trade. Though he can’t help but have some reservations that his decision may end in regret. Once Dutch is back in charge, Craze, Dutch and Odouwo become an international force to be reckoned with. But Odouwo has other plans that may put all their lives at risk….

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