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Misty and Brick, the two shady characters from Double Dippin', return in this follow-up, nominated for the Romantic Times 2006 Reviewers' Choice Award.Pretty and petite, Misty is always plotting ways to get paid. It's time to step up her game, and the bossy little diva comes up with an innovative plan to showcase Brick's attributes to an affluent and freaky clientele. Big, muscular, and thuggish Brick is so weak for Misty, he's unable to refuse any of her outlandish get-money schemes. The money's rolling in like crazy and life couldn't be better until Misty falls hard for a man who looks exactly like her ex-lover, Shane. It's bad enough that his name is Dane, but even more remarkable, he has Shane's panty-dropping good looks and his deliciously kissable, big juicy lips. So, what's Misty going to do about her money-maker, Brick? Can she juggle two men? Or will she have to make the ultimate choice between money and love?
From bestselling author Allison Hobbs comes the sassy, savvy tale of a woman consumed by a secret sex life, wealth and indulgence - obsessions she will go to any length to fulfill. Milan Walden is living the high life. She has it all, a high-power career, respect from her peers, and unlimited business potential. But when she finds herself unemployed and facing criminal charges, she flees the only life she's ever known to start again. Milan accepts a position as a live-in companion to ailing millionaire Noah Brockington. Her hunger for glamour and luxury drives her to become involved in a twisted relationship with her employer that soon results in a bizarre prenup and frantic preparations for the strangest wedding anyone could expect. Fighting off greedy family members, Noah's obession with quirky sex, and the yearnings of her heart, Milan finds a new zest for life as she strives to become the sole heir of the Brockington fortune. A Bona Fide Gold Digger is an addictive spin through scandal and temptation that will leave every reader dizzy, but wanting more.
In the fourth novel in Allison Hobbs's bestselling Double Dippin' saga, Misty's life hangs in the balance as Brick goes after her attackers, but is it vengeance or justice? After a brutal attack, Misty is barely clinging to life and no one expects her to recover. Thomasina is inconsolable, and she holds Brick responsible for her daughter's condition. Deeming himself the judge, jury, and the executor, Brick is on a single-minded vengeance quest to dispense justice to Misty's assailant. A killing machine with nothing to lose, Brick's deadly rampage takes him from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, where he uses his good looks, sculpted body, and sensuality to gain behind-the-scenes entry into the lavish lifestyle of the rich and famous. Leaving a trail of bloodshed, carnage, and a brokenhearted woman, Brick uses any means necessary to uncover the perpetrator's identity.
From the bestselling author of Pandora's Box and Insatiable -- the story of two women whose lives are consumed by their rivalry for the same man. A seductive tale of lust and revenge, The Climax charts the entangled lives of two women -- Terelle and Kai -- who have both suffered irrecoverable losses in their pursuit of Marquise, who is believed to be dead. Kai is in prison, and Terelle suffered from a mental breakdown after losing her fiancé. After two years of catatonia, Terelle is awakened by a sweet and mysterious kiss, and the voice of her lost love. As Terelle recovers, she clings to the idea that Marquise (who is the father of her child) is still alive and out there, waiting to reunite with her. She goes into grueling rehabilitation in order to find a way back to him, all the while enduring the concern of loved ones, who think she is delusional. At the same time, Kai is jailed for a murder she didn't commit, but that doesn't stop her wanton behavior. Not a day goes by that Kai doesn't plot a wicked revenge on Terelle. Throughout steamy prison encounters, and despite a lifetime sentence, Kai vows that Terelle will never know a moment of peace, so long as she lives
In Dangerously in Love, a stripper, a desperate housewife, and a sexually addicted husband take fatal attraction to a new level -- and reveal the extreme risks of falling in love. Chanell Lawson, aka Sensation, is a premiere exotic dancer who is sick and tired of sex industry. She finally is ready to exchange her pole-dancing routine for a more traditional life. When she meets her ideal catch, however, Chanelle begins to suspect he has a dark side and soon fears that the man of her dreams may be her worst nightmare. After three years of marriage, Dayna Reynolds believes getting pregnant will revitalize her failing marriage. But an absent husband won't help her chances. Feeling unattractive and unloved, a vulnerable Dayna easily succumbs to the advances of an enigmatic stranger. Reed Reynolds seeks success by socializing with members of an elite society. His new associates would be shocked to learn his secret life -- a life so sordid it jeopardizes his marriage, financial stability, and any chance of a successful career. Author Alison Hobbs delicately intertwines three dynamic characters and storylines to create an irrevocably catastrophic chain of events. With sensual language and suspensful plot twists, Dangerously in Love will leave readers breathless.
A spoiled, self-indulgent heiress receives an anonymous invitation to what she believes will be a weekend of sexual extravagance but ultimately learns some valuable lessons about frivolous encounters and selfish pleasures. Yoyin's whole life has been an egocentric quest for unbridled, hedonistic pleasure. When she travels to a beautiful island villa under the premise of fulfilling her darkest desires, she soon learns that sexual satisfaction comes with a price. She is relentlessly pushed beyond her comfort level and becomes enraged when her expectations are not fulfilled. Will Yoyin learn the secret teachings that have been planned for her or will she continue to give in to the demands of her libido while ignoring the yearnings of her heart?
Bestselling author Allison Hobbs delivers a powerful, compelling novel, chronicling the volatile lives and relationships of twin brothers. When Tariq and Shane Batista were four years old, they witnessed something that no child should ever be subjected to. In an act of confusion and terror, their mentally unstable mother was murdered right in front of them. Even though they are twins, Tariq and Shane grow into two very different young men. Tariq is the kind-hearted "golden-boy" while Shane is dark and brooding, angry and deceitful. After being placed in foster homes together, Shane is sent to a reform school for boys when they become teenagers. When they're reunited, Shane is hardly reformed and now has two shady sidekicks, Brick and Misty. Tariq has an unconventional yet stable home life, complete with a wife and a child. Shane has no ambition and seems content to play the part of small-time gigolo and get by on the financial support of the women who flock to him. Still, despite their stark differences, the brothers remain close. However, old habits die hard, and Shane is lured back out on the prowl. As he delves deeper into more infidelities and more danger, Shane relies on Tariq to supply his alibis and tests the limits of unconditional love. With intensifying drama, Double Dippin' is a riveting and absorbing story of one brother's love and another's betrayal.
Bestselling author Allison Hobbs's latest creation features a complex web of ghosts, evil spirits, the crimes of the antebellum South, and the endless depths of revenge. Eris is a fallen goddess who has been demoted to roam the earth in the guise of a slave. Intending to become the mistress of the plantation, she uses her dark powers to bewitch and sexually enslave her owner, Arthur Stovall. Her plan, however, goes awry and Eris is banished to the dark realm -- the dwelling place for corrupt and depraved souls. With an uncontrollable desire for vengeance upon the Stovall family, Eris uses trickery to escape this lower dimension. However, two hundred years have passed and settling the score with the plantation master is no longer an option. Undeterred, Eris turns her merciless intentions toward the last descendant of the Stovall line, who happens to be an African-American male, making her road to revenge much more complicated. With an all-encompassing plot, spanning from the 1800s to present-day Philadelphia, and Hobbs's signature themes of erotica and the paranormal, The Enchantress is a quick-paced, thrilling novel.
Secrets abound in this scintillating, drama-fuelled novel about a love triangle between a multi-millionaire baseball star, his wife, and the groupie who's trying to ruin their marriage--if a long-held secret doesn't destroy it first.Cheryl Blanton is married to a superstar baseball player who has won three Gold Gloves and recently signed a $120 million, five-year contract with the New York Yankees. He's wealthy and handsome, and all the groupies are after him, but Cheryl is gorgeous and her sex game has her man on lock. There's just one little secret she's been keeping from him: her husband doesn't realize that she's nine years his senior. And so far Cheryl's had no problem hiding her age--her husband only has eyes for her. That is, until twenty-one-year-old Sexy Sanchez comes on the scene. Sexy blatantly goes after Cheryl's man, and a series of catfights ensue between them. Cheryl realizes she's in the battle of her life to keep her man and plots to get rid of her nemesis. But when she hires a private investigator to dig up some dirt on Sexy, she discovers that getting rid of her rival might not be easy, and could also reveal some devastating secrets she'd rather keep to herself...
Insatiable: a seductive portrait of two women and their obsession with one man. Life has delivered some hard knocks to Terelle Chambers, who grew up shuttling between foster homes. She desperately needs something or someone to believe in. She plans her future around Marquise, the father of her toddler daughter. Devastatingly sexy, Marquise is currently in jail on drug charges. Terelle, however, is living for his imminent return and dreaming of the day they can start building a life together as a real family. A cunning seductress, Kai Montgomery is the bi-racial adopted daughter of a wealthy Caucasian couple. Rich, beautiful, and well-bred, Kai is Terelle's polar opposite. After being dumped by an affluent and very married physician, Kai is without a sex partner. When one of numerous trysts results in the best sex of her life, she becomes obsessed and is quickly set on a collision course destined to destroy many lives.
From the bestselling author of Double Dippin' and Big Juicy Lips--a feisty, self-starter takes her business to the top and fights for her man. Blindsided by lust, Misty lost her business, her money, and all her possessions--and her man, Brick. More determined than ever to get her money right, she starts from scratch. Using the services of one reliable employee, she slowly rebuilds her escort service. Cash is starting to trickle in, but it's not coming fast enough for Misty. With a new crew working around the clock, Misty reclaims top diva status. Her world should be complete, but something is missing...she's lonely for the love and undivided attention of Brick. She foolishly took him for granted, allowing him to slip from her grasp and into the clutches of another woman--her mother. As far as Misty's concerned, all is fair in love and war. There's no limit to how far she will go to take back the man who's rightfully hers.
A cross between Shades of Grey and Z-Rated, No Boundaries takes readers on an unforgettable journey as a young law school graduate stumbles into an alternative lifestyle full of naughty pleasures. Just out of law school, Jaguar is deep in debt. When his fellow graduates head off to exotic locations to celebrate with sun and fun, Jag has to stay behind and earn a living. Bartending seems undemanding--an easy way to make money before he gets on the fast-track of corporate law. Meanwhile, slinging drinks does have its perks: free booze, big tips, and plenty of women hitting on him constantly. He's not looking for love, just a little fun to forget his troubles. But when he meets a mysterious dark-skinned beauty named Fonia, Jaguar is intrigued. Handsome and confident, Jag has never had problems attracting the opposite sex, but he gets only a cold stare when he turns his charms on Fonia. During a rare conversation, Fonia offers Jag an opportunity to make extra cash bartending at a private party. But the party is nothing like Jag has ever experienced. Not even the wildest frat party could compare to this extravaganza where no pleasure is forbidden. Shocked to his core, Jag realizes that Fonia is heavily into bondage and submission. She belongs to a dominant master and Jag hates to watch her surrender to her deviant lover. But Jag refuses to give up on Fonia, trying to gain her trust and save her from her painful lifestyle. Gradually Jag convinces Fonia to leave her brutal lover. She's captured his heart, just as he helps her discover that true love never hurts.
A provocatively explicit account of an unhappily married couple whose passionless union causes them to seek alternative sexual satisfaction in scandalous ways. Regina Wheeler married her high school sweetheart and has never experienced sexual intimacy with any other man. After many years of being dutifully married to Matt and suffering from short-lived and predictably boring sex, Regina begins to wonder what she's been missing. Constantly rejected and ignored by an inattentive wife, Matt on the other hand, starts what he thinks will be a passing fling with a street-wise, much younger woman. But fiery passion unexpectedly ignites and Matt instantly becomes hopelessly addicted. It turns out that one taste is not enough for him.
Ambition, desperation, and redemption abound in nationally bestselling author Allison Hobbs's unforgettable novel about a woman forced to sink to the darkest depths of morality . . . and her quest to fight her way back. Victoria Carlton invested everything into her dream of becoming a singer--her hopes, her time, her life savings--only to fall victim to the harsh realities of the recording industry. Devastated, broke, and faced with the choice between committing herself and her young son to a world of homeless shelters or entering the seedy world of prostitution, she applies for a job at Pandora's Box, a downtown Philadelphia brothel that bills itself as a "massage salon." Her lifestyle quickly improves, and the gratification of instant cash replaces her willingness to find a low-paying, legitimate occupation. One day, an unlikely customer appears at Pandora's Box. Young, handsome, and well dressed, he is immediately drawn to Victoria. The two begin a love affair fraught with complications, leaving Victoria plagued by guilt and insecurities until a botched robbery and the murder of a coworker compel her to look beyond the fast money and reclaim her morals--and her life.
In a society obsessed with fame and image, celebrity chef Cori Brown finds herself entangled in a sex scandal that sets the tabloids ablaze in national bestselling author Allison Hobbs's latest steamy romance.Beyoncé and Jay-Z; Brad and Angelina; and Kanye and Kim. Though "power couple" is a fairly new term, there is nothing new about the world's fascination with famous pairings. Curiosities about coupled super achievers date back as far as Cleopatra and Marc Anthony. Now, celebrity chef Cori Brown and her former NFL star husband Maverick join the pantheon of power couples in this steamy contemporary romance from bestselling author Allison Hobbs. When Cori, a media darling, finds herself embroiled in sex scandal, her loyal fans and the tabloids viciously turn on her. Even her pro football player husband isn't safe, and Maverick finds himself being dragged through the mud along with her. Blending erotica and edgy urban fiction, Power Couple is another provocative and memorable novel from Alllison Hobbs.
A deliciously decadent glimpse inside a day salon that also caters to the sexual fantasies of its affluent clientele. Behind closed doors, the Pure Paradise salon secretly offers a more salacious menu of services for its discerning clients. While the company is raking in the dough, its proprietor Milan cultivates her own personal Rolodex of willing men and women who crave to indulge her most voracious desires. It would seem as if Milan has it all, but she wants more. For Milan, the ultimate catch would be the elusive Hilton Dorsey, an unreasonably handsome, former football player. But her relentless, irrational pursuit of the golden boy has caused Milan to neglect her financial benefactor, jeopardizing her budding empire. Will her obsession with Hilton Dorsey be her ultimate downfall? National bestselling author Allison Hobbs returns with another heart-thumping erotic adventure with Pure Paradise, a thrilling novel that caters to the sensual tastes of a diverse audience that is sure to leave readers begging for more.
From the bestselling author of Double Dippin' and Big Juicy Lips--a story about three friends with three different paths to the same goal: a husband, despite the dismal odds. Desperate to be married, Vangie, Nivea, and Harlow are all on a quest to get to the altar. Dumped by her economically challenged fiancé, Nivea begins a destructive course of action, as she begins to self medicate with excessive amounts of liquor. When Vangie's deadbeat baby daddy resurfaces and begins courting her with unrestrained zeal and spending quality time with their young son, she thinks that they have finally healed their troubled relationship. After a horrifying childhood, Harlow believes she has finally found true love when she becomes engaged to savvy businessman, Drake Morgan. But Drake may have a secret that will destroy Harlow's only chance at happiness. Though holding distinct views and relying on diverse strategies, will any of these women find love, happiness, and commitment or will they discover that happily ever after is an unattainable dream?
From the bestselling author of Double Dippin' and Big Juicy Lips--scandal abounds as a husband, his wife--and their lovers--become entangled in a dangerously delicious dance of revenge, lust, and deception. Solay is the proud owner of Scandalicious, a trendy cupcake boutique that's raking in the dough. Practically married to her business, Solay does not have time for romance or its complications. What she needs is a friend with benefits. When she hires a gorgeous male escort, she believes that she's found the perfect solution. Addicted to his incredible bedroom skills, Solay soon discovers that being "whipped" is as distracting as being in love. Lincoln has been a faithful husband for seven years. His world collapses when he discovers that his trophy wife has been cheating. Though she pleads for forgiveness, he simply can't. Will his desire for vengeance overpower his ability to forgive? Melanee is a quiet assistant baker by day and part of a secret sex society at night. What happens when you combine sweet treats, explosive sex, and dirty little secrets is absolutely Scandalicious!
Affairs, deceit, scheming, murder, and sex--it's all here in this spicy, suspenseful read that will have fans of bestselling author Allison Hobbs both fascinated and disturbed by one hot murderess.Fiery vixen Silk Moreaux will do anything to get what she wants. Lying, stealing, and even killing don't weigh on her conscience. But when a prophetess, Big Mama, warns her that she'll come to a tragic end if she doesn't change her wicked ways, Silk moves to a small town in Pennsylvania to reinvent herself. With a sweet, loving, childlike temperament, Silk endears herself to the community--especially the men, who slyly compete for her affection, bearing gifts and offering money for just a little bit of her time. She becomes especially close with grieving widower Raymond Dixon, who expects a hefty insurance payout. When Raymond receives his windfall, Silk rushes him to the altar. But when the money begins to dwindle, she devises a scheme--involving a handsome hustler, Tate Simmons--to ensure that she maintains the comfortable lifestyle she's become accustomed to. Together, Silk and Tate plot a callous murder that could be their biggest payday ever. Can Silk's greed ever be satisfied or will the karmic scale finally tip, resulting in her prophesied destruction?
Allison Hobbs returns to the graphically sensual, paranormal world of The Enchantress--in this sexy and suspense-laced tale. Jennifer Darnell accepts a nanny position with one of affluent Philadelphia's most powerful political families. Ethan, the little boy in her charge, has been diagnosed as autistic, but his sinister behavior has Jen suspecting that the child is truly evil. And after sighting a naked woman running across a bridge in broad daylight, Jen is convinced she's losing her mind. But when one totally hot police officer admits to seeing the woman, too, he and Jen attempt to unravel the mystery as an electric attraction sparks between them. Meanwhile, the fallen goddess Eris has been languishing on the Dark Realm. Yearning for revenge against the Stovall family--especially young daughter Kali--she escapes her hellish holding place and goes on a destructive crusade using her powers of deception and sexual deviance. All that can stop her is someone or something of equal power. . . . Who will face down unstoppable Eris in order to save Kali and other innocents?
Forced teen prostitution in America is on the rise and is being exposed through the media. Allison Hobbs offers a provocative look into the lives of three young girls who have been forced into sex slavery by a homicidal pimp, and the one woman who risks everything to try and save their lives. Stealing Candy by Allison Hobbs is a shocking novel about human sex trafficking. Three teenage girls from very different backgrounds have been abducted by a pimp who refers to them as "his candy" while treating them with cruelty and contempt. Routinely battered, emotionally manipulated, the girls are brainwashed into accepting sexual servitude as their hopeless plight in life. Saleema Sparks has made it her life's mission to provide a sanctuary for troubled teen-age girls. With dwindling personal funds, she may have to close the doors to her one-woman operation--Head Up--a safe haven for young women in crisis. But when Portia, a member of Head Up, goes missing, Saleema does not accept that the troubled teen is simply a runaway. She is compelled to look for Portia, forcing an apathetic community to open their eyes and lend a hand in the search for the abducted teen. But can she help Portia and the other sex-trafficked girls break free from the malicious pimp who has abducted them? Determined to save three young lives, Saleema risks everything to get the girls out of the pimp's murderous grasp.
The adventures that Madam Midnight began in Scandalicious continue as the secret dominatrix satisfies the erotic desires of her community...and herself.To the public, Quintouria Stevens is viewed as a socialite and successful businesswoman, but behind closed doors, she assumes the identity of Madam Midnight, a dominatrix and founding member of a secret society that caters to its members' darkest desires. Madam M's unlikely marriage to her butler has not enhanced the poor man's social standing as he'd hoped. He is still relegated to maintaining the household affairs, managing the staff, and overseeing the rotation of his wife's numerous lovers. For Madam M and her butler, life is an endless stream of decadent parties where hedonism and debauchery abound. When the exotic chef, Nico Branford, takes over Madam M's kitchen, he stirs the pot in more ways than one. His culinary skills, along with his rugged good looks and undeniable sex appeal, cause quite a commotion among the household staff as well as the dinner guests. But when he's summoned to Madam M's bedroom, the chef refuses to become merely another conquest, and he won't be satisfied until the dominatrix has released control and surrendered to him.
Returning from a quest to find their soulmates, Harlow, Vangie, and Nivea face new challenges from murder to heartbreak in this highly anticipated sequel to Put a Ring On It.Harlow's dreams of happily ever after are shattered when a muffled gunshot forces her to question her new husband's character. Is Drake Morgan the determined entrepreneur she thought he was or a gangster and ruthless killer? After a bout with alcoholism and an emotional breakdown, Nivea is trying to rebuild her life, but the explosive result of her child's paternity test threatens to destroy her fragile family ties. Desperate for her new man to put a ring on it, Vangie sacrifices her morals and puts a lifelong friendship to the test. From the bestselling author of Big Juicy Lips and Double Dippin', this edgy new novel is sure to please both Allison Hobbs fans and newcomers looking for a spicy read.
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