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Five of the most daring voices in African American literature today explore the sizzling, wildly popular genre of erotica in this unique collection edited by the author who "cleverly delivers all that her name stands for: Never Tell Your Secrets" (Zane).Dare to embrace your wild side as five of the brightest imaginations in black literature today--Michelle Cuttino, Shakir Rashaan, Anna Black, Jada Pearl, and N'Tyse--come together to weave an unforgettable exploration of female liberation and self-gratifying sexual healing. These risqué tales of steamy passion bloom from illicit affairs, secret fetishes, romantic flings, and pure unadulterated happenstance.
In classic street grit of profane tales, disloyalty, and vendettas, four novellas featuring cold-hearted women who get ahead in America's grimiest underworld.Three the Hard Way by C.J. HudsonAfter beating the rap on a murder charge when the star witness is murdered, Jasmine Turner can now go back to her job as a crook. As the leader of the Get Money Bitches, she and her crew of thuggettes do whatever it takes to get paid, but a problem arises when a member of her crew becomes involved with a mysterious woman. Twisted Loyalty by Kai Tandra is a professional cleaner hired by the lords of the city's underbelly to clean crime scenes and eliminate evidence, including eyewitnesses. When her employee has a slipup and divulges the details of a murder scene, it jeopardizes not only Tandra's life, but the lives of everyone involved. Sibella's Revenge by NyahAt the height of their reign of power, Sibella's twin brother, Sin, is brutally murdered. It sends her on a vengeful mission, but what she discovers along the way sends her rushing back to the Queen of Death City to confront his betrayer and take back her streets. Chasers by N'TyseWhen a carefully planned lick goes awry, best friends Shinette and Tierra walk away from the scene cold-blooded murderers! Unsettled over the mess they're in, Tierra confides in her boyfriend, hoping it will somehow bring her comfort. Little does she know, it could be the biggest mistake of her life.
Blazing with scandal, deception, temptation, and revenge, this third installment in the Twisted series blurs the lines of infidelity and tests the true meaning of love.Sabrina and Luke's marriage was shattered years ago after the devastating loss of their son. Now homeless and bankrupt, the couple develops a twisted obsession that will either repair their broken vows--or wreck their lives forever. Juggling different women is no simple feat for a bachelor like Jeff Jackson. Yet there's something extraordinary about Sabrina Montgomery that has him breaking his own cardinal rule. Is he truly over Nadine, or has he walked right into another carefully laid trap? Nadine Collins finds herself torn between her child's father and a new man in her life. After losing everything in an apartment fire, she moves in with Leonard Dupree, who unexpectedly proposes. It isn't until their honeymoon night that Nadine and Leonard learn that not all secrets are meant to be kept... Denise Adams, formerly known as Naomi Brooks, has a new lease on life. But before she can get too comfortable, she takes a trip back to Texas to see her terminally ill mother. The scandalous past she left behind greets her with open arms, and some unfinished business turns into an almost fatal reunion with her old flame, Greg Adams. A racy, emotionally charged soap-drama that brings back the characters you both love and hate, Twisted Entrapment will captivate you through the very last page.
An erotic, drama-laced journey into the lives of two best friends who will stop at nothing to have the man of their dreams--even when the cost of betrayal has a price tag neither of them are quite ready to pay. Thirty-two-year-old Denise Jackson has everything a woman could ask for: a lovely home in the posh Dallas suburbs, a fancy car, a loving husband, and a beautiful nine-year-old daughter, Deandra. While seemingly having it all, Denise still feels incomplete. Her nine years of marriage to Jeff have been nothing more for her than a marriage of convenience to raise Deandra in a stable twoparent home. She pretends to be happily married, but allows her husband and best friend to carry on an affair, giving Denise time to get better acquainted with her multimillionaire client, Greg Adams. But when Denise's husband discovers he isn't Deandra's father after all, her carefully built lies come tumbling down. Twisted Seduction lures readers into an orchestrated web of raw emotion, deceit, infidelity, and sex that makes for an exhilarating read.
"Some secrets aren't meant to be kept." In this scandalously provocative soap-drama series, deceit, seduction, and a tempestuous affair intertwines the lives of lascivious lovers who will go above and beyond to keep their sexual trysts a secret, but the curse of temptation will lead to revelations that may result in their own demise Still mourning the death of his lover, Denise, Greg Adams conspires to leave his wife. He believes that Denise has come back to him in the form of a woman named Naomi Brooks, and he can't forget her. But there's one problem--his wife is going to honor every line in their wedding vows until death does them part. Naomi Brooks, a recovering alcoholic, enters into an orchestrated affair to deceive Greg by creating the perfect illusion. Will the plan work or will she find herself a victim in a twisted game? A long-term torrid affair with her best friend's husband, Jeff, has scarred Nadine Collins for life. Nadine decides she must take a vow of celibacy to cleanse her spirit. While her journey seems impossible, she can see a light at the end of the tunnel. There's only one problem--she's still not over Jeff, now a divorcé living life in the fast lane. Ménage, an aspiring actress, has her sights set on Hollywood. She will do anything to ensure her rise to the top, including robbing Jeff of all the life insurance money he collected after his wife died. But a blast from the past slows her down. When Jeff comes running to her rescue, it proves to be the perfect setup. The real twisted games are just beginning.
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