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Publisher's Summary

From New York Times best-selling author Eric Jerome Dickey comes this sexy novel brimming with the steamy voices of three desperately intertwined lovers.

Dickey centers the story on an L.A.-based writer who is obsessed with gorgeous, nubile Nicole - the very same woman who left him at the altar just three years before. Nicole is torn between her ongoing love for him and her passion for the beautiful Ayanna. It’s time for Nicole to make a decision - keep the writer and lose Ayanna, or try to accommodate both and risk losing everything in a conflagration of uninhibited sexuality.

Fashionable and hot, this irresistible book will delight you with its sensuous view of the bedroom when the lights are out and the candles are lit.

©2001 Eric Jerome Dickey (P)2001 Recorded Books, LLC

Critic Reviews

"This is another spicy slice of African-American dramatic fiction from an author who seems only to get better." ( Publishers Weekly)

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  • Sheba
  • LANCASTER, TX, United States
  • 12-16-11

Irrevocable and Undeniable Love

Would you consider the audio edition of Between Lovers to be better than the print version?

Yes. The narrator's voice was excellent!

Who was your favorite character and why?

The unnamed lead character is my favorite. He unselfish act of love at the end won me over.

What about Dion Graham’s performance did you like?

Dion's voice was perfect for this novel.

Who was the most memorable character of Between Lovers and why?

The unnamed lead character because of his love for Nicole.

Any additional comments?

This story was awesome like EJD's many other books. His stories are never predictable and love the complexites of his characters

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Not One Of His Best.

I have read many of EJD books, and have enjoyed them. This one, not so much. I couldn't get pass the fact, or believe how WEAK the male character was. The narrator, and his narration of this book, AWESOME. He's the reason I finished listening.

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Very good

I enjoyed the book I enjoyed the characters I enjoyed the plot very interesting story very nice twist and beautiful ending.

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I love this man

Although I read this year's ago as a teen, I cried while listening to this again as a grown woman..especially when his dad acknowledged him as a writer (maybe because I can relate as a writer wanting acceptance of my path in life.) Also the way he skillfully and artistically uses his words always have me in awe.

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Surprising

The story didn't end like it began and it was surprising!! I truly enjoyed this roller coaster ride!!

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Outstanding!!!!!!

Loved it does not explain my feeling for this book. Work of art. His character development and dialog is OUTSTANDING!!!!

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Beautiful, simply beautiful

loved everything about this book. The narrative style, the way it looks at so many "black " issues - religion, sexuality, masculinity, parental expectations. This book had such depth and sensuality. Dion Graham' s voice is sinfully sexy. I enjoyed is narration emensly.

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it's a process

Enjoy the dynamics of the relationships. Each character with their own unknown issues that cause them to be trapped by what try think is love.

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perfection

absolute perfection... this book made me really think about my truths... I love the way this author projects a picture...

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A solid 2.5 out of 5

I heard from a few friends that this author was their favorite so I had much higher expectations and definitely felt like I wasted my time when I heard the narrator say "The End". Definitely not something that I would listen to again.