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Nappily Faithful

Nappily Faithful

A Novel

Nappily (Volume 3)

Trisha R. Thomas

St. Martin's Griffin


Venus Johnston returns with another misadventure in the joys and pains of love, motherhood and marriage in Trisha R. Thomas's Nappily Faithful, third in the series that began with Nappily Ever After--now a Netflix Original movie starring Sanaa Lathan.

Hoping to get away from emotional baggage in Los Angeles, Venus and Jake move to Atlanta. Yet the constant cloud of the past follows them: a difficult pregnancy and Jake being charged for the murder of his accountant. Though Jake never spent one night in jail, he fears the case will be reopened and he'll once again have to fight for his freedom.

And the timing couldn't be worse since Airic, the biological father of Venus' daughter Mya, suddenly demands parental rights with the child he hasn't seen since her birth. A nasty custody battle ensues. Airic's new wife, Trevelle Doval, a famous TV evangelist--may be behind his sudden interest. Venus is in for the biggest fight of her life.



Two thousand miles across the country in a quest to make a new start, I lay awake listening to the sounds of the new house. Jake slept on his side with his back to me. He wasn’t really sleeping....

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Trisha R. Thomas

Trisha R. Thomas is an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work finalist. She’s a Literary Lion Award honoree by the King County Library Foundation and was voted Best New Writer by the Black Writer’s Alliance. Her debut novel, Nappily Ever After is now a Netflix movie. O Oprah Magazine featured her novels in Books That Matter for delving into the self-esteem of young women of color and the insurmountable expectations they face starting at an early age. She lives in California with her family where she continues to write the Nappily Series.

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