Bishop, born Richard Timothy Brown, Jr., grew up in the late 90's on the
streets of Brooklyn. The son of a pastor and a humble school teacher, Richard
grew up in a household that emphasized good morals and strictly followed the
word of GOD. Life was by no means glamorous for the Browns, but there was a
sense of stability and structure in their dutiful service of the Lord. The
Browns faced financial setbacks when his mother was laid off and were forced to
move into the notorious Fort Greene projects.
Despite the influence of his religious background, Richard started hanging out
on the streets and became Bishop, a name given by his best friend, Kendu. His
world took an unexpected turn and forever changed him, when his best friend was
gunned down by Fort Greene's toughest thug, Shameek, and his ruthless soldiers.
Bishop now struggles with his morality - killing is a sin, but he must protect
his loved ones and avenge his best friend's vicious murder . Life is further
complicated for Bishop when he meets and falls in love with Lisa, Shameek's
girlfriend. This is an invitation for readers to take a walk through the illest
borough of New York and indulge into a life of loyalty, faith, love, murder and
The sequel to BISHOP entitled "THE BULLDOG CREW" will be available
fall 2006. GET READY!