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Publisher's Summary

I Need a Gangsta: Melody Goldman isn’t about to let her rich, cheating, ungrateful husband walk out and leave her with nothing. Fortunately, ex-con Scotty Harris has no problem disposing of her problems in exchange for plenty of cold, hard cash - and hot, hard sexing. But when Scotty crosses one line too many, Melody’s revenge will be a hustle he never saw coming.…

Gentlemen Prefer Bullets: Successful publicist Blake Scott survived by playing the Hollywood game…and keeping far, far away from her gangsta kingpin father. But now the only person who can protect her is his enforcer, Eli Hardwick. Good thing this thug cleans up real nice - and is even better when he gets down and dirty.…

©2012 2012 Kensington Publishing Corp, 2012 Kiki Swenson, 2012 De'nesha Diamond (P)2012 Recorded Books

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great book

Would you listen to A Gangster and a Gentleman again? Why?

yes. this was a great book. both authors wrote awesome stories.

What did you like best about this story?

in the 1st story, i loved the way she was came out on top after all the pain she went through. in the 2nd story i loved the part at the end. that was awesome.

What does Corey Allen and Simi Howe bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

the way they change their voices to show the differences in each character.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes.

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Great listen

This is not my typical romance selection. I was pleasantly surprised. I especially like the second story and will look for more from this author. Bravo ladies. This was really good.

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  • DW
  • Miami, FL
  • 05-18-18

Yesssssssss story number two was soo good!!

I enjoyed reading these two books! I’m was so into the second story. Loved it❤️💕💕

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WOW both stories are intense

Where does A Gangster and a Gentleman rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

OMG,To the top shelf!!!

What was one of the most memorable moments of A Gangster and a Gentleman?

The death of Pauline, omg I cried right along Melody.

Which character – as performed by Corey Allen and Simi Howe – was your favorite?

Both narrators did an excellent job as always. My favorite character in AG&AG was Melody, even at her lowest point in life, she stayed focused. In the story GPB Eli definitely was my favorite, he beat the odds & accomplished a well deserved love.

If you could rename A Gangster and a Gentleman, what would you call it?

I think the title given fits perfectly.

Any additional comments?

Excellent read. Both stories are intense. Unpredictable ending. I was totally engrossed with both stories. The stories kept my interest. Looking forward to listen to more books by these 2 authors.

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I love and respect both of the authors

these ladies know how to write they can pin a novel that keeps you on your seat it has the right mix of romance Intrigue suspense and murder

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the story was boring I didn't like it

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Maybe a little more action

What could Kiki Swinson and De'Nesha Diamond have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

It was boring I actually fell asleep listening to it I think that if they had a little more action and more Romance it might have been better

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First book was decent; Second book unfinished

What would have made A Gangster and a Gentleman better?

Gentleman and Gangsta

Book 1-Was full of drama and a decent listen. Although you definitely did not feel any sympathy toward the heroine. Granted when one marries no one wants to prepare for divorce. Her husband prepared for the event of divorce and like so many his wife blindly went along with whatever he put forth. Her lack of self-preservation left her “a** out” and on trial for murder. As the story unfolded, I kept thinking clearly this is not set in any time after 2000. I can’t imagine a woman that is in this situation, in this millennia will not get her own somehow. At any rate, the wife was not held accountable for her actions and is left to look for her “gangsta.”

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This book was extremely slow and uninteresting. There was no chemistry between the 2 primaries. I struggled to complete this story. Over the course of a week, I stopped and started this book a few times. I may go back to it at some point and try to finish, but only got as far as chapter 8.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Denesha Diamonds final installment in the Diva series.

Did the narration match the pace of the story?

Book 1-Simi How is a good narrator and had a good paced book to narrate.
Book 2-Corey Allen worked with a story that was simply slow. He's an excellent narrator.

What character would you cut from A Gangster and a Gentleman?

Book 1-None
Book 2-Eli and Blake. They were an uninteresting dynamic

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Amazing!

I loved it! A great book that I will be suggestion to everyone. I loved the end. This is a must read.

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this was pretty good book

really enjoyed this reading. very excitedly dramatized & the characters chemistry was off the bang wang. Loved both stories

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I prefer reading

audio books is a much faster way to get throw a book but I enjoy the time spent reading....