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Twisted

Tracy Brown

St. Martin's Griffin

Celeste Styles is starting over. After losing her cherished salon in a suspicious fire, she has finally left her adulterous relationship and her drama-filled life in Brooklyn for the peace and tranquility of Atlanta, Georgia. But when Rah-Lo heads down south after deciding to leave his wife Asia, Celeste is floored and isn't quite sure if she wants to rekindle their affair. Meanwhile, Asia is hell bent on revenge. Vowing not to let Celeste get away with her man that easily, she, too, heads to Atlanta. But just on her heels is Ishmael Wright, ready to save the day and to warn his best friend Rah-Lo about his vengeful wife. Though Ishmael also has something else up his sleeve.  Secret betrayals are exposed, bitter rivalries explode, love is lost and found. Life will never be the same on the streets of "Hotlanta" in Tracy Brown's epic new urban drama.

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CHAPTER ONEThe Truth HurtsFour years later …

Rah-lo walked into his house, and wasn’t surprised to find it empty. He assumed that Asia must be out somewhere with her good-for-nothing friends. Their daughters were older now—fourteen, eleven, and nine. The teenager—Rasheeda—was always out with her friends, and the two younger ones took a dance class three days a week. He went in the kitchen and looked around for something quick to eat. True to form, Asia hadn’t gone shopping, so there was nothing in the fridge for him to snack on. He sighed
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Praise for Twisted

"With powerfully vivid language, Brown renders the astronomical highs and heartrending lows of a beautiful but damaged young woman's struggle with crack addiction..."--Vibe Vixen

"Brown's characters are sympathetically drawn, and the Goodfellas-like take on the gangster life is eye-opening."--Publishers Weekly

"WHITE LINES is unrelenting in its gritty portrayal of addiction, and unforgettable in its depiction of ghetto love. Truly, a must-read!"--Right On! Magazine

"WHITE LINES is a blunt, evocative, explosive urban epic by Tracy Brown . . . definitely one of the best books of 2007." -- RAWSISTAZ Reviewers 4.5 (out of 5)

"Tracy Brown does it again…WHITE LINES will most definitely be a hood classic."--Shannon Holmes, national bestselling author of B-More Careful and Bad Girlz 4 Life

"Tracy Brown once again proves that the art of storytelling isn't dead."--K'wan, national bestselling author of Still Hood

"WHITE LINES is Tracy Brown's blunt yet strangely evocative urban epic...Tracy Brown's urban saga draws its strength on believable characters in extraordinary lives."--Fresh Fiction

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Tracy Brown

  • Tracy Brown is the Essence bestselling author of Aftermath, Snapped, White Lines and Criminal Minded. Writing has always been her passion, and she finds it an honor to depict for her readers the things she’s seen and heard. She is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Staten Island.
  • Tracy Brown
    Tracy Brown
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