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From the bestselling author of Never Enough, a novel about two young lovers who will stop at nothing to succeed. Chaser is set in the gritty, urban world of "wreck-chasing," where even ex-cons can earn doctors' salaries, as long as they have a truck, a police scanner, and the heart of a lion. Distraught after her boyfriend dumps her over her cell phone, Leah crashes her car and ends up in the hospital. The car is towed by M.P., the head of the Five Brothers' Towing Co., the largest towing business in Philadelphia. She soon meets his son, Nasir--he's nowhere near as ambitious as his father but Leah knows that with the right guidance and the right woman he can be so much more. They quickly become lovers and soon business partners. She helps him discover his inner hustler and he shows her the way to independence. Together they work every angle and scheme of the wreck-chasing business, regardless of the law, until they find themselves at the top. But they've angered many on their way up and there are many who want to see them fall. Hard. As they say, be careful what you wish for... Smart, steamy, and filled with jaw-dropping plot twists, Chaser is exactly what Miasha's legions of fans have been waiting for.
New to the big city, new to each other, and ready for new beginnings, four young, hip, beautiful women in a Harlem brownstone discover they have more in common than their address. . . Diors got a taste for the finer things in life. So far shes got the job and the apartment. Now she needs the man, and she hopes shes met him on the Internet. Shell find out on Valentines Day. . . . Party promoter Tamara is opening a hot new club--and hoping to break her familys tradition of failed marriages. But is dating three different men the best strategy'. . . Chloe is a BAP on the career track. But just as shes up for a big promotion her boyfriend gives her an ultimatum. . . . Casting director Mona-Lisa avoids relationships. But when a tragedy changes her attitude, shes compelled to spend a special day with a man from her past. Yet shes overlooked some crucial details. . . As these women come together at a local club on Valentines Day, secrets are revealed that will forever change their lives. . .
What should a wife believe? The words of her husband or the diary of his mistress? From the author of Secret Society comes a tale of love and jealousy in which two women struggle to separate fact from fiction. Monica counts her blessings -- she has a husband who is not only devoted to her but is also committed to being a strong, caring father to their twin sons. When Carlos surprises her with an unforgettably romantic getaway, Monica knows her husband is still very much in love with her -- and she with him. But an unexpected package threatens to change everything Monica's ever believed about her husband. Angela has adopted a sex-them-and-leave-them attitude toward the married men she's bedded over the last five years. Then she met Monica's Carlos. Now she will stop at nothing to get him for herself -- even if that means destroying her own life and another woman's family.
A compelling story of desperation and temptation from the bestselling author of Secret Society and Diary of a Mistress.After her big brother Curtis is gunned down in the streets of Brooklyn, Angel's family crumbles. Grief stricken, her mother turns to heroin to ease her pain. She doesn't notice that her son has no food or that her daughters' clothes are torn and dirty. Worst of all, she doesn't see what her boyfriend does to Angel behind closed doors. Desperate to support her younger brother and sister, Angel hits the streets looking for anything or anyone to help. But she's fifteen years old, so options for legal work are few. As a last resort, she turns to her brother's best friend, Antoine, who arranges for a job for her at a strip club. It's only supposed to be for a while, until she can get her working papers.Angel is convinced she won't fall victim to the streets like her mother. But the fast life has its temptations and a magical ability to make you forget.
Some prayed for my death, but I didn't go anywhere. I was a bad bitch before -- wait 'til they see me now.... In a single act of violence, beautiful gold digger Celess lost her best friend, Tina, and her good looks. She also lost her former love, Michael, when he learned her secret. Now depressed, suicidal, and horribly disfigured, Celess gets a phone call that changes her life. Her heartbreak and a near-death experience transform Celess into a woman whose healed spirit takes her in new directions -- and straight into a modeling contract with one of Hollywood's top agencies. In Los Angeles, she reconnects with two old friends, Terry and Derrek, and through them, finds new friends and a new love. Life is good once again. But under the Hollywood limelight, will Celess's checkered past come back to haunt her and destroy the new life she has built for herself?
"It had been a year and a half since I graduated high school and a year since I been workin' -- workin' niggas, that is. "It's 2001, and Celess and Tina are at the top of their game. With Celess's fine features and Tina's voluptuous body, they attract attention from men wherever they go. From New York to Philly to Delaware, they hit all the clubs and every big party with the baddest outfits. And they don't pay for a thing. Celess has no job and no need to worry about getting one, not with boyfriends like O, Tariq, and James lining up to buy her the latest designer clothes, the hottest jewelry, and the most expensive cars. But Tina's and Celess's fast, packed lives are about to catch up with them. The two share a devastating secret, and when it's revealed, Celess will need every ounce of her street smarts to survive. This book has a twist that will leave you shocked!
After her father was killed and her mother was deported, Sienna grew up in Miami's prostitution scene in the care of her father's business partner, Chatman. Beautiful and ambitious, Sienna determines that the best route to the life she wants is to become the most coveted of Chatman's call girls. When Sienna learns that her mother has been murdered and that Chatman had a role in the murder, she turns to her friend Ryan for comfort, beginning a secret relationship with the boy Chatman is grooming to take over his business. Eager to gain her independence from the man she both admires and loathes, Sienna takes steps to increase her value as a sex worker by learning her wealthy clients' cultures and languages, but her plan backfires. Chatman is more determined than ever not to let her go, and Sienna is equally intent on finding a way to break free -- no matter what it takes.
" I couldn't care less what anybody thinks of me. They don't pay my bills. And there's nothing wrong with using what your mama gave you to get exactly what you want . . ."Celess knew she had to stop living the fast life and settle down, maybe even start a family--if she could find a man who could get past her secret. But you know what they say: Once you go bad, you can never go back. And if beauty is pain, Celess has suffered more than most and she knows how to use her looks to her advantage. She hooks up with well-connected Miami bad girl Sienna, and together they move with one purpose--get money.When modeling and bit parts in movies aren't enough, Celess and Sienna leave L.A. and head to Italy to open what quickly becomes the fastest-growing escort service in the world. They have it all--looks, style, and a six-months-long waiting list. Life is good, but they know the deal--there are always haters on the way to the top. Celess and Sienna are ready for the backstabbing and drama that come with money, power, and sex, but they'll be surprised by just who will turn on them. Be careful who you trust . . .
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