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A Novel

Luxe (Volume 1)

Ashley Antoinette

St. Martin's Griffin


From the New York Times bestseller Ashley Antoinette, author of the Prada Plan series comes a boldly fierce and strikingly dramatic novel, Luxe.

Bleu Montclair knew as a young girl that she would one day escape the hard, unrelenting streets of Flint, Michigan, and when her desperate prayers are answered in the form of a scholarship to UCLA, Bleu knows she's struck gold. But soon after arriving, all her beautiful, bright dreams begin to fall apart. Endless temptations abound in the form of cars, clothes, booze, drugs, and Bleu cannot keep up. When her roommate gives her the opportunity to make a lot of money fast, Bleu goes all in-and heads straight down a path of violence and addiction that only her newest protector, Iman, can save her from.


Three months, seven days, six hours, and twenty-two minutes.That's how long it had been.

"One day at a time. Every day counts, every hour, every minute, every second," Bleu whispered as she sat in her car, surrounded by...

Praise for Luxe

“Caution… Will leave you breathless. It’s that intense.”
–Essence Magazine on LUXE

“Antoinette will have readers hooked on this edgy, twisting tale of innocence lost.”
–Booklist on LUXE

“[Ashley and JaQuavis] may just be the most successful literary couple in America.”
–New York Times’ T Magazine

"[T]he duo is taking the world of street literature by storm."
-Rolling Out Magazine

“A fast-paced tale...a solid addition to a well-known author’s long list of extremely popular tales.” —Library Journal


Reviews from Goodreads

Ashley Antoinette

Ashley Antoinette is one of the most successful female writers of her time. The feminine half of the popular married duo, Ashley and JaQuavis, she has co-written over 40 novels. Several of her titles have hit The New York Times bestsellers list, but she is most widely regarded for her racy four-book saga, The Prada Plan. Born in Flint, MI she was bred with an innate street sense that she uses as motivation in her crime filled writings.

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