Author Charles Coley’s new book “Blood behind the Smile: Black Mafia Blood Prince” is a gritty crime drama set in the streets of Philadelphia

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Recent release “Blood behind the Smile: Black Mafia Blood Prince” from Page Publishing author Charles Coley is the first of a three-book series of urban crime novels depicting the inner workings of a Philadelphia organized crime syndicate that authorities had mistakenly believed incapacitated due to the incarceration of its leaders.

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Charles Coley, a Philadelphia native and graduate of Villanova University who is blessed with a bright and loving partner and a wonderful family, has published his latest book “Blood behind the Smile: Black Mafia Blood Prince”: a gripping and potent work of urban fiction.

“Blood Behind the Smile” is a fictional account of a supposed decimated Philadelphia African American crime group called the Black Mafia. The men who resurrect this “evil” have walked a Pennsylvania state penitentiary red-clay yard for ten years, planning the return to the top of the organization.

Two of the Black Mafia’s cofounders have given this responsibility to a particularly nasty piece of work, who they dimly refer to as their Blood Prince—formally known as Frank “Dry Ice” Hall.

Dry Ice has learned the Machiavellian tactics of leadership from his mentor Paul “Sir Willie” Reed, one of the Black Mafia’s most astute thinkers and feared leaders.

“Blood Behind the Smile” is not an ordinary urban novel. It has it all—love, betrayal, death, family, and misdirection.

This story is told over a three-book series: “Blood Behind the Smile” (Book One), “Blood Behind the Smile (The Boatman on the River),” and “Blood Behind the Smile (The Brotherhood).”

Published by Page Publishing, Charles Coley’s engrossing book is the spellbinding debut novel of his compelling Philadelphia trilogy.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Blood behind the Smile: Black Mafia Blood Prince” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

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