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Friends and Lovers

By: Eric Jerome Dickey
Narrated by: Eric Jerome Dickey
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Publisher's Summary

From the number-one Blackboard best-selling author of Cheaters comes this story of two couples looking for lasting love. Friends and Lovers is filled with the colorful dialog, vivid characters, and sophistication that have become Dickey's trademarks.

Leonard and Tyrel are close buddies, Debra and Shelby are best girlfriends. When Debra meets Leonard, she has just decided to give up the singles game. Any man who wants her will have to want marriage, too. Shelby, on the other hand, is instantly attracted to Tyrel. Eager to be together, they don't want to consider the consequences of their haste. As each pair searches for the key to happiness, they find that the answer will depend on acts of love, not ideals. Sassy and sexy, set against the glittering backdrop of Los Angeles, Friends and Lovers explores all the angles of big-city romance.

©1997 Eric Jerome Dickey (P)2001 Recorded Books, LLC.

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Loved it!!!

Get storyline! I loved all of the characters. They all made me laugh. The narrators were very good. They all made it seem like I was there. My favorite part in the book was when Shelby got rid of her fiancé Richard.

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Yes, yes and yes!

Beautiful story about relationship struggles, and just being friends. This book was written sometime ago but is definitely still relevant today.

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Love Love

i love this book. It has a sad and happy and hopeful ending, Love it

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Boring...

I have always enjoyed EJD for years, but I am disappointed in this book. So boring. I had to stop. I'm choosing another book.

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A Listen in Nostalgia

I have loved EJDs novels since I was in school and I have fond memories of listening to his books on tape. I listened to this in less than 24 hours and it felt good to hear the narrators, the old late 90s to early 2000s references. To hear good and relatable storytelling.

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Big fan!

I’ve loved EJD books for over 15 years! This is a favorite! Shelby is def me..

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Love me Some Eric Jerome Dickey

Just loved the book. Loved the characters. Listening to this made me happy. I read the book when I was young and it brought back memories.

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Black Love

What we need more of I need more just like it. Entertaining from beginning to end


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I used to love EJD books in my teens and 20s but rereading them at 40 just isn't doing it for me. I barely remember the stories so I know it isn't because I already know the outcome. Melodramatic, lifetime-esq love stories just don't hit the same when you're older.

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ANOTHER BANGER!

This is my 4th time listening to this book!! I can't put it down!! Even though I know what's gonna happen I keep listening! Please Mr. Dickey do a follow up to this book!! 🙏🙏 We HAVE to know what happens with Debra, Terrell, and Shelby. I think this is my favorite one by far!!..JK so hard to choose. Your talent is a gift Thank you for giving us AMAZING presents in words. You're an inspiration!..A SEQUEL PLEASE!!🙏👍🤗