Two for the money. . .
Identity thief Lauren Kelly thought she was safe. The millions she stole from her double-crossing accomplice and ex-lover Matt Connors bought a quiet upscale life for her, her unsuspecting new husband Drake, and their precious baby. But betrayal was just the beginning. . .
Three to throw down. . .
When both Drake and the baby go missing, it’s courtesy of a vengeful Matt. Lauren has less than twenty-four hours to give him back the money. She’s prepared for any payback—but nothing can keep this exchange from going all-the-way wrong. . .
No price is too high. . .
Now Lauren lives to hunt Matt down. She’ll strip away his fortune, work all his weaknesses—and destroy his every strength. But she’s heading straight into an insidious trap that could turn sweet revenge into mutually-assured destruction. . .
Praise for Kiki Swinson and The Score
“A well-crafted plot. Pitch-perfect dialogue, juicy sexual trysts, cold-blooded betrayal, and ruthless violence mark this suspenseful fast-moving tale that is topped off by a shocking epilogue.” —Library Journal (Starred Review)
“Treachery, betrayal and revenge add to the twists and turns... Loved it!” —RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars
“Reads like a block-buster movie.” —AAMBC Reviewer
THE MOST WANTED DIAMONDS
Gigi Costner needs four million dollars she doesn’t have and time she hasn’t got. Her ex-con ex-lover vows to make her pay for the multimillion-dollar stash of diamonds she stole as she ditched him for a new life as a suburban wife. With time running out, will Gigi’s new plan get her in front of the drama or drag her back into hood madness...
ON DA RUN
Peaches Brown never had to hustle to beat the streets, thanks to her protective father. Now, to escape an unjust murder charge she has to hide—and survive—in plain sight. And part of her disguise has her beating Miami’s most ruthless high-end thieves at their own game. But can her new identity hold up when staying alive means playing the top dealer for all he’s got...
“Both novellas move fast, are tension-packed, and will thrill street-lit readers. Don’t hesitate. Buy it.” —Library Journal
“Swinson and Turner join forces to create riveting, action-packed novellas about two women whose notoriety forces them to become fugitives. You’ll be glued to the pages until the very last bombshell.” —RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars
Shannon Mitchell gambled that betraying her husband's biggest heist ever was her way out of the game for good. Losing that bet put her in lockdown--and at the top of Todd Mitchell's revenge-fueled hit list. Now she'll work every seductive move and lethal play to survive. 'Cause when it comes to wreaking her own vengeance, this devious beauty isn't taking any prisoners. . .
Caked Up De'nesha Diamond
Harlem Banks already has twenty-five million reasons to break out of the federal pen. But saving his desperately ill daughter is at the top of his list, even as he's racing his ex-partner-in crime to his stashed loot . . . while U.S. Marshals are hot on his trail. His only chance is the one woman he can't stop loving--even if she's the one endgame he'll never escape. . .
Now there's a bounty on her head, and several snakes are ready to cash in. Behind enemy lines in her own hometown, Kira is faced with yet another battle to stay alive as she finds out once again, that she's living on borrowed time. Will she be able to cheat death again, or will death snatch her from behind in part five of the Wifey series?
Identity theft mastermind Lauren Kelly has always had a taste for the finer things—including Matt Connors, her lover and accomplice. But she’s not the only one…
When their partner, Yancy, stumbles onto a tycoon’s multi-million dollar bank account, Lauren expects everything will go smoothly—until she discovers Yancy and Matt are planning the ultimate betrayal…
Someone’s going to be gone…
Fortunately, Lauren is one step ahead of Matt. Once she disappears with every last dollar, they’ll have no doubt they chose the wrong woman to deceive. But all three of them chose the wrong target...
Praise for Kiki Swinson
“A sizzling, action-packed, electric and gut-wrenching novel.”—RT Book Reviews on Lifestyles of the Rich and Shameless
"The action is unrelenting and over-the-top. Readers looking for pure grit will want to take a look.”—Publishers Weekly on Playing Dirty
“Swinson’s novel is like a roller coaster. The excitement builds slowly as the book soars with expectation. Swinson doesn’t disappoint. The book hits a turn at full speed and continues at that pace until the very end.”—RT Book Reviews on Playing Dirty
Enemy in My Bed Wahida Clark
Kreesha can't control her dangerous feelings for Reign—a brother who's married, just out of prison, and one strike away from lockdown-for-life. But when Reign betrays her to the Feds, she'll risk everything to save her empire and give Reign one last seduction—with a bullet. . .
Keeping My Enemies Close Kiki Swinson
Larissa is fed up with lying, cheating men. Her best friend Tenisha's suggestion: try a guaranteed-to-be-faithful brother in prison. But when hooking up with Sean lands Larissa behind bars, she'll do whatever it takes to make sure Tenisha and Sean get the ultimate payback. . .
Includes An Excerpt From Kiki's New Novel!
Karlie Houston hasn't seen a raise in forever, but the payday loan office she manages is raking in the cash. So why not get what she's rightfully owed by masterminding a heist? Once her lover Sidney's boys hit all the company's locations at one time, there's a fortune to split. But suddenly bodies start dropping—and Karlie better devise the perfect plan to survive…
Raised by a ruthless mother, Yazz Armstrong lives by “scheme or die.” So she's cool with helping her man, Kevon, take control of head dealer Caesar’s territory. And when the fallout racks up unexpected casualties, Yazz finds Caesar's bed a refuge—and his empire hers to help rule. Too bad someone with an even more lethal agenda won't stop ’til Yazz and her dreams crash and burn for good…
“Kiki captures the heat of the streets.”—Wahida Clark
“Saundra offers insight into the ruthless drug game but also offers hope and redemption. Fans of SistahSouljah’s groundbreaking The Coldest Winter Everwill immediately note similarities to that powerful novel in Saundra’s writing.” —Library Journal on Her Sweetest Revenge
I Need a Gangsta Kiki Swinson
Melody Goldman isn't about to let her rich, cheating, ungrateful husband walk out and leave her with nothing. Fortunately, ex-con Scotty Harris has no problem disposing of her problems in exchange for plenty of cold, hard cash--and hot, hard sexing. But when Scotty crosses one line too many, Melody's revenge will be a hustle he never saw coming . . .
Gentlemen Prefer Bullets De'Nesha Diamond
Successful publicist Blake Scott survived by playing the Hollywood game. . .and keeping far, far away from her gangsta kingpin father. But now the only person who can protect her is his enforcer, Eli Hardwick. Good thing this thug cleans up real nice--and is even better when he gets down and dirty . . .
"Kiki captures the heat of the streets." --Wahida Clark
"Diamond's hairpin plot twists, snappy dialogue, sultry sex scenes, and colorful, often hilarious characters keep the pages turning." --Publishers Weekly on Heist
Essence® bestselling author Kiki Swinson keeps it coming with a gritty drama about one cunning sistah playing a very dangerous game with the law.
Playing dirty is a skill that Yoshi Lomax has perfected. By bribing cops and officials, sleeping with her boss, and convincing her friend in the DEA to make evidence disappear, Yoshi has become a top criminal defense attorney. And she has the multimillion-dollar Miami pad and Aston Martin to prove it. But when she takes the case of badass Haitian mob boss Sheldon Chisholm, her usual way of doing business--by any means necessary--doesn't work. Someone has gotten to the people on her payroll and an unknown enemy is sabotaging her every move. With the list of people she can depend on dwindling, Yoshi's got to toughen up if she's going to survive. . .
More praise for Kiki Swinson
"Kiki Swinson is unstoppable. Whether she's writing about life in the 'hood or living the fabulous life, one thing is for sure--Kiki always delivers a sizzling read." --Crystal Lacey Winslow, Essence® bestselling author
After the drama in Playing Dirty, Yoshi Lomax is on the run, but trouble follows her wherever she goes. . .
When things get too hot in Miami, criminal lawyer Yoshi figures she'll be safe if she goes home to Norfolk, Virginia, for a little while. But the streets there are just as mean, and a sistah needs to keep her head to avoid getting popped by a drive-by. And when Yoshi witnesses the brutal murder of a snitch by a ruthless drug dealer, she knows she'll be the next one in the gangsta's sights. Out of time and abandoned by everyone but her cousin Carmen, Yoshi's goin' to have to learn to fight back if she wants to live another day. . .