Illinois State Library

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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jeffery Alexander  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Mystery Suspense

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Birmingham, Alabama

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Illinois Connection

Alexander currently resides in Springfield and has also lived in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jeffery Alexander is known to most people as Abdullah (servant of God). Born in Birmingham, Alabama, he is the second son of a Baptist Minister. He spent most of his childhood and teenaged years in Denver, Colorado and Chicago, Illinois, respectively. Unfortunately, he fell prey to the plight that befalls many of our young black men and began engaging in criminal activity at an early age. After receiving a harsh sentence for armed robbery, what was meant to break him had the opposite effect. It strengthened his resolve to redeem himself and to be the man he was destined to be from birth. While incarcerated, he educated himself and earned Certificate in Small Business Administration, an Associates of Science Degree and a Bachelor’s Degree. He served as the Imam (minister) for the Muslims in every prison in which he was confined. Having undergone transformation himself, his primary objective is to transform dark hearts and minds and to inspire people -- especially black people -- to love themselves and their own kind.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Blackmail, Black Queen
ISBN: 0692659080. OCLC Number:

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This is a story of love and loss, trickery and tragedy, murder and mayhem, suspicion and suspense; and classic triumph of good over evil. This gripping novel will have you enthralled from beginning to end! As an added bonus, if you are from the Denver area, you will recognize some of the scenery as the story unfolds. You MUST get this book to find out what drama is unfolding in your city.