Fast Life, is about sixteen year old Kyra Jones who is living life on the fast track. With a drug dealer boyfriend, Makai who buys her designer clothes and gives her money.
Kyra is enjoying living in the inner -city life in Chicago, until her mother, Geneva Jones is offered a promotion at her job and they will have to move to the Caribbean. And like a typical teenager she thinks her world is coming to an end. Kyra has to say goodbye to her child friends and boyfriend.
Then Kyra meets Justin on the island but she gives him the cold shoulder at first. To her, Makai is the only man for her. Kyra is torn between the guys. Does she want the bad one or the good?
This is Cassandra Carter first debut novel and she well on way to a bright future as an author. Fast Life is a coming of age novel that has everything - drugs, sex, drama and true love.
Caught up in a world of easy money, designer labels and drug-dealing boyfriends, sixteen-year-old Kyra Jones is living life on the fast track. But when her single mom is offered a job that takes Kyra away from her old Chicago neighborhood, and the drugs and gang violence that go along with it, she finally realizes that there's more to life than Gucci, Prada and ghetto-fabulous bling. Starting over in a new place, with a new boyfriend, Justin, gives Kyra hope that life can be different. But sometimes the fast life catches up to you. And for Kyra, her only hope is to stay one step ahead of trouble.