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Nappily in Bloom

Nappily in Bloom

A Novel

Trisha R. Thomas

St. Martin's Griffin


Trade Paperback

Airic and his famous televangelist wife, Trevelle Doval, make the evening news when Airic is accused of domestic battery and his life is suddenly turned upside down. But when Venus and Jake try to suspend Airic's visitation rights with Mya, they discover that Airic isn't willing to go down without a fight.

Meanwhile, Jake's best friend, Legend, turns up on his doorstep with trouble not far behind. The past is back with a vengeance, including blackmail, murder and enemies who are looking for payback. But everything takes a dangerous new turn when Venus goes missing. For Jake it's now a race against time to save the woman he loves.


Praise for Nappily in Bloom

“Thomas once again lets her characters tell their stories in lively and distinctive voices. Smartly paced, fast and funny.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Thomas neatly weaves issues of family, parental and social responsibility into the domestic dramas.” —Kirkus Reviews on NAPPILY FAITHFUL

“You'll find yourself caring about these characters Thomas has created over the past seven years, beginning with her debut novel Nappily Ever After…This latest novel proves that Thomas has few peers when spinning a cliffhanger.” —Essence magazine on NAPPILY FAITHFUL

Nappily Faithful is a wonderful well-written novel about love, loss and the lengths a mother will go to in order to protect her child...Trisha R. Thomas' newest book is a guaranteed page-turner with more twists and turns than a roller coaster....impossible to put down.” —South Jersey Mom (4/5) on NAPPILY FAITHFUL

“Thomas pulls off a followup every bit as engrossing as its predecessors.” —Essence magazine on NAPPILY MARRIED

“Thomas keeps the action flowing with short chapters, well-orchestrated subplots, steamy sex and root-forable characters.” —Publishers Weekly on NAPPILY MARRIED

“...Fiction with a feminine take on balancing family and career with witty dialogue and endearing characters.” —Spirit (Southwest Airlines) Magazine on NAPPILY MARRIED

“'Wow' is what you say when something makes you laugh, cry and tell your friends about it. This is a definite "wow" book.” —Romantic Times on NAPPILY MARRIED

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About the author

Trisha R. Thomas

TRISHA R. THOMAS is the author of Nappily Faithful, Nappily Married, Roadrunner, Would I Lie To You and the top selling Nappily Ever After, which was a finalist for the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work. Her debut novel was optioned by Halle Berry and Universal Pictures for adaptation to film. Trisha lives in Riverside, California.

Trisha R. Thomas

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