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Project Queen [Kindle Edition]

Teresa D. Patterson
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Shae Byrts is a hot commodity in her hood. Using her body and beauty has earned her the title, “Project Queen”. She’s got it, and was born to flaunt it! She’s determined to break away from her abusive mother, and leave her impoverished lifestyle far behind.
When she begins dating a notorious drug dealer, she assumes all of her problems are over. She couldn’t be further from the truth. She finds out that beauty is only skin deep, and all of the money, spinning rims, and glitter, can come at a violent price.


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A huge page turner! Project Queen and author TD Patterson are a breath of fresh air. This book is pure cinema, LaShae Byrts is a charecter no one will ever forget. Write on sister, write on! --N. Booker, Freestyle Media

Man, TD Patterson tells it how it really is in Project Queen. I have met some LaShae's in my life, let me tell you! LOL! It's amazing how Project Queen captures reality! Dante' Feenix has done it again and found a hot one in author TD Patterson! --Logan Steffon, Body & Soul Tour

TD Patterson's writing style is unique in every way. I'm proud to be a part of this novel. She is destined to be a star... remember I said it!!!! --Dante' Feenix, Marketing/Events Manager ZANE 08'

About the Author

Miss Patterson became a published author in 1992. Her poem entitled, Remembering him was published in True Love magazine. Her short story A Way Out was printed in Verses magazine. She also submitted fictional stories that were accepted and published in both Black Secrets and Bronze Thrills magazines. Miss Patterson resides in Florida with her two sons.

Product Details

  • File Size: 378 KB
  • Print Length: 232 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1470091755
  • Publisher: Edit Again Publications (March 7, 2010)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003BEEA6C
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #216,328 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars What A Prize Being Queen Of The Projects..SMH July 29, 2011
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Typical Cute girl, banging body in the hood story. With the brains of a inchworm, I did not feel sorry for Ms. Project Queen, 90% of her problems she brought on herself. Its like seriously who is this dumb?

I got what I paid for it...All $.99 cents of it. It also took a odd turn towards the end. I wont do like some of these idiot reviewers and spoil the story but what happened to the insurance money?

The author seemed to have a good idea, then she got tired or lazy and let someone else finish writing it. Also I sent the book to my aunt and she emailed me and said it was too stupid and ghetto for her.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars WOW!!! July 9, 2011
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ALL I CAN SAY IS THIS WAS WORTH WAAAAAAAY MORE THAN A $1!! I WOULD HAVE GLADLY PAID 10 LOL!! THIS BOOK WAS SOOOOOO GOOD I IMMEDIATELY ORDERED PART TWO!! THIS WAS SO REAL AND BITTER SWEET! SHE IS AN AUTHOR THAT SHOULD BE IN THE CLASS WITH THE TOP HOOD AUTHORS!!PEACE AND LOVE SISTA I WANT TO READ MORE FROM U!!!!!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
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I really enjoyed this book. It has a Christian message but I would not consider Christian book because some scenes are graphic. Overall a really good book. Hope there is a part 2.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Strong Message January 27, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
This book was a very good read and hit very close to home. It also had a powerful message that should be passed to others. What you do in life can have harmful effects to others as well as yourself. I would really like to read more books from this author.Also I think a lot of the younger generation should read this book.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Skeletons in the Closet August 18, 2008
Format:Paperback
Most people have secrets that they don't want exposed. LaShae Byrts had more than enough that she didn't want to share. Known in the projects as the beautiful girl with the to-die-for-body, LaShae made even grown men fantasize about being with her. She was a high school drop out forced to baby sit, care for her six-year-old twin brothers and clean for the entire family. She was treated worst than Cinderella by those who should have expressed love and concern for her.

Living in the projects, she was accustomed to drug dealing, shoot-outs, drama and jealousy from her ghetto neighbors. Even though living in these kinds of circumstances was hell, LaShae's home life was worst. Using her beauty to get money and jewelry from the neighborhood boys, she finally meets a drug dealer. Her dreams of having money are becoming a reality. Unfortunately, living as a Project Queen is not as good as it seems.

T. D. Patterson has written a novel that depicts how easy it is for teenage girls to go astray without the right influences, care and love. Although this book is written for adults, the insight and the simple writing style would have been a better message to deliver to teens without the sex. PROJECT QUEEN is an okay read.

Reviewed by RM Jackson
for The RAWSISTAZ Reviewers
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars It was okay July 7, 2008
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I am use to a more sophisticated level of reading and this book was rather juvenile. What I liked about it was that she wasn't your typical I am fly and fabulous all the time prada chick. She knew she was beautiful, yeah, but she also had low self worth because of her abuse. She also had a strong commitment to her family. I am 36 and this book was made more for a 17-18 year old. The whole posioning reminded me of Flowers in the Attic (which i read when I was 12).

Since I am a sucker for romance I will say this was an okay book it had a happy ending and not to much volience and over the top soap opera style action flick writting.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars It took awhile but ended up being a good book October 8, 2012
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Okay - the premise looked interesting and the price was certainly right (free lol). I dont regret spending my time reading this book. It's not the usual genre that I read and it was nice to step outside the box. However, I could not feel any empathy for the lead character LaShae because she was such a nasty, vile b*&^h in the beginning of the book. If you cannot connect with the lead character then you have trouble sticking with the book, simple as that. I'm glad that I gave it a lot of time to start getting good because as I said, it ended up being a nail biter. The drug dealer, Dana had to be the best character in the book along with the insane mother...but truth be told we dont really see a whole lot of depth in any of the characters except Shae. That being said it really doesnt matter because she says one thing one minute and the next minute she is doing something completely opposite.

I think there could have been much more done with this story and it could have been 5 stars...but where the book dragged a little in some places I felt it moved at a cyclone's pace in others not really letting the tension build before letting you in on the surprise. It was as if the author was hurrying up to finish for some reason. Would I give Project Queen 2 a go? You bet I would but only if it shows up on Pixel of Ink as a freebie :)
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars proofread October 5, 2012
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The story Project Queens starts off with the writertellingthis story. it continues througout the book. the first rule in writing is show don't tell. To much was told. Also, the writer needs to hire a proofreader. There were to many missing letters or words and various words that were mispelled.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Much Better Than What I Anticipted!
This kept me up late at night wanting to read more and more, this is a very good read about love and getting out of the Projects the hard way but it paid off in the end! Read more
Published 21 days ago by J. R.
5.0 out of 5 stars love it
I love this boo. Would recommend it a thousand times.. Hooks since the very beginning.. Five stars all the way
Published 1 month ago by johnae
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Really good book.
Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book!
I really enjoyed reading this book. Shae's story about growing up in the projects was very real, cause it described what some kids go through. Good Job Teresa Patterson!
Published 6 months ago by Lycia77
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Read!
I must say that I enjoyed this book. It was a page turner for me. It showed the strength that a young girl had to develop in order to become into a woman. Read more
Published 8 months ago by His Future
5.0 out of 5 stars teresa patterson
I truly enjoy her style of writing l truly enjoy a great amount of writing or reading just to enjoy the meaning of a good author
Published 8 months ago by Mary JenkinsFounun The Kindle Cover Good To Use Either Way It.Protects My Cover From Any Damage It
5.0 out of 5 stars Great!!!
Terrific loved it, would recommend this book and author to anyone that likes urban fiction, it really touches home to those that grew up in the projects....
Published 9 months ago by Marquitta
5.0 out of 5 stars A great book 5stars
I live in Indiana and we just had a blizzard so I wanted to settle in with a good book! I came across this book and started reading and could not stop. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Shell
5.0 out of 5 stars Pretty Good!!!!!#
I choose this rating because it was really a good story. I must admit that some of the grammatical errors had me SMH ; but no one is perfect. Read more
Published 10 months ago by AJ
5.0 out of 5 stars Great reading
I enjoyed reading this book, not just your average fairy tale, the ending though shortly predictable, overall great reading material
Published 13 months ago by tbaby
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Teresa D. Patterson is a simple, complex individual. She has written twenty novels. The majority of them are in the urban fiction genre. She also writes romance, Christian fiction, erotica, and juvenile fiction. You can connect with her on Facebook,Twitter, and most of the other social media sites. She is a frequent blogger on BlogSpot, as well as WordPress. If you happen upon some of her snarky Facebook status updates, don't be alarmed; she is just being her true, authentic self.

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