By Mary Monroe
From New York Times bestselling writer Mary Monroe comes the tale of 2 lifelong associates, their secrets and techniques and lies, and the hot problem that can divide them as soon as and for all. . .
With a beautiful domestic and relatives, Annette Goode eventually has all of it. Heaven understands she paid her dues--from an abusive formative years to a rocky commence as an grownup. Annette's buddy Rhoda understands too, for Rhoda has been either her savior and her maximum worry. Their courting has survived a few critical shake-ups. yet now that issues are sturdy, an individual it seems that thinks they seem to be a little too strong. . .
When Annette gets an anonymous--and menacing--birthday reward, it truly is only the start of a slew of opposed letters, vicious mobilephone calls, and vile applications from a feminine who's evidently disguising her voice. Comforted by means of Rhoda and Rhoda's teenage daughter, Jade, Annette hopes the matter will by some means disappear. but if the threats expand to her baby, Annette realizes the location is dire. For quickly her tormentor finds precisely what she wants--and the way it may possibly smash every thing Annette has equipped. . .
Praise for Mary Monroe
"Reminiscent of Zora Neale Hurston." --Publishers Weekly
"Watch out Toni Morrison, there's a new sister in town." --Rapport
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She had the annoying habit of eavesdropping on some of my telephone conversations with Rhoda. I had a problem with that because there were many things I felt that Jade didn’t need to know yet. Even though she was a very mature seventeen-year-old. Complaints and even punishment didn’t faze Jade. This girl thought that the world revolved around her, and that she could do whatever she wanted to do. It was no surprise that she did do whatever she wanted to do, and with little or no consequences. ” Rhoda yelled.
Jade said through clenched teeth. “I’m going to go inside and call the cops! ” Jade yelled, her bottom lip trembling. ” Jade lowered her head and gave Rhoda a tentative look. Rhoda pressed her lips together so hard that it looked like one had disappeared. There was a faraway look in her eyes before she blinked. Then she and Jade stared into one another’s eyes, like each was reading the other’s mind. That was one time that I was glad I didn’t have that ability myself. I didn’t really want to know what was going on in those two heads.
Rhoda pressed her lips together so hard that it looked like one had disappeared. There was a faraway look in her eyes before she blinked. Then she and Jade stared into one another’s eyes, like each was reading the other’s mind. That was one time that I was glad I didn’t have that ability myself. I didn’t really want to know what was going on in those two heads. ” Rhoda spoke and shook her head like she was just coming out of a trance, and in a way I think she was. “We’re not going to let this sorry skank keep this up.