When the money stops flowing, all of the love that he thought was genuine, doesn’t exist at all. Author david weaver pens a riveting drama that is sure to become a staple in your African American romance and biography collection. Multi-platinum rapper Devin has it all. The question is. She vows to do all she can to help him the same way that he helped her when nobody else would.
Devin stops getting booked for shows, and it causes a ripple effect on his life. Scandal after scandal surfaces on all of the major blog sites, allegations and rumors, liens from the IRS, and now rumors of his ties to murder-for-hire plots has him mentally defeated. A good girl with problems of her own, Ashlon understands him in a way that nobody else cares to.
Now unable to take care of his family, he turns to heavy drug use to take his mind off of the pain. As with anything in life, all good things come to the end of its cycle, and God takes you off of a path so that you can begin anew. Can devin escape his spiraling rollercoaster of drug and alcohol addiction enough to help himself? Can he defeat his demons and pull back to reality long enough to accept help? Or will the devil continue to break and take him under? Certified tear-jerker based on a true story.
This is a story of addiction and redemption, of overcoming some of life’s most overwhelming obstacles with the help of God and his most qualified angels. An intimate portrait of a boy becoming a man right before your very eyes.
Broken Crayons Still Color 2: Based on a True Story
He gives up alcohol and drug addiction, but is now facing the toughest battles he's ever had to face: forgiveness and gambling. If a person breaks an addiction, they then have to find something else to transfer their energy towards. But you can't walk with god and carry the work of the devil, they saw a gambler win big or lose big, and how can you ask for forgiveness from God when you yourself can't forgive those that have hurt you? Some people saw gambling as a harmless venture, but never saw the psychological side effects to winning and losing money at such a rapid pace.
Addictive personalities are similar. Devin gets the wake-up call of a life time, forcing him to embark on a dramatic journey towards finding and getting to know God on a level that he'd never known him before. A deep, emotional love story that is sure to make you feel every single emotion that exists. The sequel to the best-selling love story, "Broken Crayons Still Color" is a passionate drama that wins readers over one page at a time.
When you squeeze a water balloon, as long as you don't burst it, the water simply goes to a different part of the balloon. One of the most important stories of the year with over 1, 000 Amazon customer reviews in 5 months, this is a must-read for fans of powerful award-winning stories as well as members of Oprah's Book Club.
With ashlon's help, devin has made major strides to change his life in order to be a better man. Coming from the streets, he only understood that penalties existed for those who offended him.
Sleeping With a Married Man
Abandoned by their mother at the age of seventeen, Kat and Nat Greer are twins who had to grow up fast. They quickly became young, sweet, vixens that learned how to use their bodies to make ends meet. Lusting after different men and breaking up happy homes is what the twins were known for until the unthinkable happens.
They were taught at an early age how to get deep into a man's pockets. Follow along as nat and kat take you on a journey of the streets as they navigate hood life and their own personal imperfections.
The Sunday School Teacher
I left augusta, georgia a little over a year after I graduated from high-school and took a Greyhound bus to Atlanta. Honestly, i didn’t see anything wrong with falling in love in church. He sentenced me to “Life” in a Georgia state women’s prison. I loved working with the youths. That was until I met a man.
The judge wasn’t light on me either. Cancer, they say. Everyone has a testimony, love, but annabelle Humphrey has a hope-filled and inspirational story about faith, friendship and redemption that will certainly grab you from the first page to the very last one. Then, i was standing in the courtroom, at the blink of an eye, my eyes were filled with tears, and I was frightened.
I should have turned away then. And that’s when I stopped believing in God. The jury had been deliberating for the last few hours, only to find me guilty on all counts. From that point, i lived in a women’s shelter and joined a pretty decent church. Then, i found my position as the Sunday school teacher. He knew him so well because they were brothers from the same womb.
God was trying to tell me something.
Dear God: Hear My Prayer
He stood in the pulpit on Sundays waving the same hands that abused her at night. She longs for god but isn’t sure He can hear a sinner’s prayer until she starts to say, Dear God. He glorified god with the same mouth he used to chip away her self-esteem, daily. He was the man who was supposed to pray for, take care of and eventually love her.
Instead he preyed on, took advantage of and shattered her heart before it had a chance to truly love someone else. Now, 14 years and a son later, she finds herself needing God yet she doesn’t know how to reach Him. Since the age of 14, jayme’s life has been hell and she has one person to thank for it, Pastor James Madison.
He was a man of god who had turned her away from the same God he told people they needed to serve.
She’s Only 15
I shouldn’t feel this pain; but because this is now my reality, I’m sharing my story with you. She’s only 15. I shouldn’t be standing before you today. There’s not a day that goes by that i don’t ask myself; what can i have done different? Was there anything that I could have done to prevent this heartache; to prevent this tragedy? To wake up and feel whole again; and regardless of every possible scenario I came up with, there was always a way around it.
Yvonne said as she wiped tears from her eyes and composed herself. Standing here in front of you today, sharing my story; this wasn’t supposed to be my reality.
The Forgotten Wife
She used to be the apple of Todd's eye but no matter what she did, lately, he was just too busy to notice her. Then one day, subject line: forgotten Wife and little did she know, an unexpected email, it was about to play a major part in her life. They say first comes love then comes. A kidnapping, attacks, lies and affairs.
She could not help but wonder why. All rylee wants is her husband's attention. Someone is out for blood but who, when and why?Secrets are revealed and Rylee fears for her life, what, when all she ever wanted was not to be The Forgotten Wife.
. Includes an excerpt from eric’s upcoming novel, Before We Were Wicked, coming April 2019. Harlem was previously published in the 2006 anthology Voices from the Other Side. The clock was ticking. When harlem gets off on a murder charge due to insanity, the asylum he’s sent to feels worse than death, with one exception: the beautiful nurse Daphane.
I was twenty-three. Available for the first time as an ebook, new York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey’s thrilling short story Harlem “People called me Harlem. Yet harlem has one big secret: he was perfectly sane when he committed his crime. As their relationship grows, so do the stakes: she has the ability to help him escape, and he has the ability to set her free from her abusive relationship.
I read life is rough in Harlem, and a black man isn’t expected to live to see twenty-five. But in the end, daphane’s own secret may be the deadliest of all. I dubbed myself after that dangerous neighborhood that I’d never seen.
The Marriage Bed
Lynn thinks their marriage bed is suffering and wants to spice it up. Lynn and jerome watson have been together since meeting in the halls of Booker T. Washington high School, in 1993. Jerome, on the other hand, thinks Lynn is overreacting. Twenty-five years, a house, business and three children later they are on the heels of their 18th wedding anniversary and Lynn's 40th birthday.
Her only request. A night of fun, at home, with her husband and maybe a few toys. His thoughts, if it ain't broke, don't break it trying to fix it. Then something happens that shakes up the Watson household and secrets are revealed but the biggest secret, Jerome has and his lips are sealed. Bible says in hebrews 13:4, "let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.
But what happens when life starts throwing daggers, lies, turns and twists? .
When the Heart Turns Cold 1 & 2
Book 2 what was done in the dark has come to light and this time Nala is all cried out. Every man that crosses her path is at risk of feeling her wrath. Her entire world shatters when she walks in and catches Kendrick in a compromising position. Her desire to inflict pain is growing by the minute and she is on a quest to rid the world of unfaithful married, men – one at a time.
The once beloved, charismatic woman has risen like a phoenix and now she is a force to be reckoned with in her career, home and in the community. He is about to find out there is a thin line is between love and hate when Nala's heart turns cold. Kendrick and nala jordan were inseparable from the very beginning, and they became the most highly respected and sought out power couple in Philly.
They had a strong foundation, including a beautiful home, wealth and happiness…or so Nala thought. 2-books from the lady ice series included: book 1 Love was all Nala Jordan ever wanted, so marrying the handsome and ambitious Kendrick Jordan was more than she could’ve ever dreamed. Will kendrick be able to reconnect with Nala before she goes too far? Will his recommitment to be faithful melt the ice from her broken heart?
When The Side N*gga Catch Feelings
Until their feelings got in the way. As a teenager, treasure had always been the type of girl to juggle two or three boys. All because these ladies chose wrong. Then, and, bonds are broken, egos clash, with two beasts like Vegas and Ross, a life is lost in this group's tight nit circle. Yet, ross turned out to be a wolf wrapped decadently in sheep's clothing.
All of that went out of the window, though, when she met the one that allowed her to be the ride or die chick that she had always fantasied about being. Treasure isn't the only promiscuous woman in this story, however, because Heaven eventually succumbs to the wooing of a man that wants to treat her far better than her ain't-sh*t-husband.
He wasn't some filthy rich, dope boy that some young girls dream of, but Heaven felt like Ross was her blessing. How is it that a woman can have a good man and still not be satisfied? Treasure is far from as submissive as her best friend, Heaven. Still, heaven was willing to take the bad just to keep the good.
The drama was all worth it for the luxuries of food, but, not just for herself, and shelter, clothes, more so, for Divine and Sunshine. And then there's Treasure. When the side n*gga catch feelings is the story of two women who are unfaithful for two totally different reasons, yet wind up with the same catastrophic outcome.
Meet heaven: a young girl who is loving, and beyond appreciative of her husband, submissive, Ross.