From the Essence best-selling author of Never Enough comes a novel about an explosive love triangle that threatens to bring down a city.Young, beautiful, and in love with the wrong man, Leah is distraught after her boyfriend, Kenny, sets her up to take the fall in yet another of his schemes. Forced to make a deal with the police, she struggles to maintain her composure while gathering information. Then she meets Nasir, an ambitious and hardworking man who wants only to make his family proud. But he owes a debt to a former friend, and no matter how many times he's paid it back, Kenny will never let him forget it. Money reigns supreme in Kenny's world, and he'll lie, cheat, and even kill to protect his empire. And he's starting to realize that his girlfriend, Leah, is standing in his way.
©2009 Miasha (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC
“Miasha scores again with another steamy, scandalous dispatch.” (Publishers Weekly)
I was in a rush and didnt pay attention to the narrators name. SHE IS HORRIBLE. I cant believe people keep letting her studdering, monotone self do their books. Miasha is a great writter though. I'll have to find this in hard copy to finish it.
LIFE just happens that way sometimes!
What I liked about this book is how Miasha captures you with the true emotions of the character who sets the stage for the book. When I first saw the title I thought that the book would be trash but I was surprised. My attention was captured from the very beginning. This book also teaches you about loyalty and how being loyal to the wrong people will mess you up. The narrator did a great job and I would suggest this book to anyone looking for a urban fiction that will keep you wanting to unfold this story.
Tell us about yourself!
At first, I didn't know if I would like this book because of the way it starts out with a girl in distress and holding on for dear life. I thought, I don't want to listen to this. But, then, as I kept listening, the characters became defined, the story line became apparent and the book came to life. Personally, I enjoy reading about different lifestyles and how people interact within. What I liked about this book is that it breathed so much life into the character Leah and made it easy to care about her well being. Although you can read about many girls in her situation, this book made her special and defined her character in such a way that really made you care about what happened to her. The writing, the descriptions, the storyline, the plot, is what made the book such an interesting read. Also, the life lessons that can be told throughout the book are what really make the writing one of success!!!
i liked the story but the voice got on my last nerve. i have read audiobooks all my life and know there is away to edit all th page turning, lapses of dead air and missing words. a better editting job is needed but I look forward to more from this author.
REACHING FOR THE STARS
It is a pretty good book and the reader is ok as far as the quality of her voice ect. however, I give 3 stars because she constantly SWALLOWS and you can hear her turning the pages! It is called quality control; they should try using it.
This was the first book I've read from Miasha and I was pleasantly surprised. The narrator made me feel like I was watching a movie with sound effects, etc. Can't wait to read the rest of her books.
Overall the story was good. The main charter was placed in terrible situation by a no-good man who used her for personal gain and did not care what happen to this woman.
The start of the book holds your interest and keeps you wondering will the main charter get through her trying times.
Overall, willing to purchase other books by this author. Thought the ending was weak.
I used to whistle while I worked. Now I read a book!
It was a compelling story. But due the narration, it was not a good listen. I found myself listening to her stumble and mumble through this so much that I was distracted from the story.
I enjoyed the drama of the growing relationship and the suspense of would they get caught and if so would they survive the discovery.
Too much stumbling over her words. She read for both parts and she actually sounded better as the guy(?). Also, I blame the sound editors, they should have caught a lot of her mishaps. There was even an instance where a sentence was repeated.
Yes, but please do not use this narrator again.
No. Just a good book ruined:-(
Seems like a great story BUT Ms. Peeples reads like a 10 year old...she kept messing up. I'm surprised audible did not record it over. How do you sell something with so many mistakes?
My first time
She messed up a lot. Her voice was pleasant but the mistakes were unbearable.
The story was good...I would have edit all the mistakes the reader made.
Get a better person to read it.
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