For years Samai Collins has been a faithful Christian, devoted wife and loving mother. But suddenly she finds herself in the middle of a nasty divorce from her minister husband and struggling to find a job, with almost no work skills, in order to support her three children. As Samai tries to get back on her feet, loneliness and the deep longing for a man's touch cause her to stumble in her spiritual beliefs.
Then an old high school crush reappears and Samai's life takes a wild new turn. She is seduced completely by Zane Blackmon's passion and zest for life and soon finds herself being led down a dark path that she never knew existed. An underworld of drugs threatens her life and the lives of her three children. But is love...and just a little bit of faith enough to save them all?
"Mari Walker's fresh new voice brings an era to life with a style as enthralling as it is entertaining."—Solomon Jones, Essence bestselling author of C.R.E.A.M.
“Never As Good As The First Time is a fascinating novel...Readers will no doubt have a hard time putting this intriguing book down.” –Books2Mention Magazine