Borrow Trouble

Mary Monroe, Victor McGlothin

ISBN 9781617734366
Publish Date 5/26/2015
Format ePub
Categories AA Fiction

"A perfect blend of two amazing stories by two talented authors." --Books2Mention

"Monroe and McGlothin share engaging tales of how one night changed the course of some unsuspecting individuals."--The RAWSISTAZ Reviewers

A woman lets herself go and finally does something wrong. Down on his luck, a man tries to do something right. For both, the consequences are as surprising as they are rewarding. . .

"Nightmare in Paradise" by Mary Monroe

Dutiful wife and devoted friend, Renee Webb always does the right thing. So when she gets a chance to let her hair down on a Caribbean vacation, she's more than ready to let go. But all is not as it seems, and Renee finds out that doing the wrong thing might cost her more than she ever imagined. . .

"Bad Luck Shadow"by Victor McGlothin

On the run from some of Harlem's baddest hitmen, Baltimore Floyd's luck takes a turn for the worse after he murders a big-time businessman and gets thrown off a train in Kansas City. Now he's got only one shot to get out alive--the biggest heist in KC's history. Lucky for him, someone's got his back, and is willing to use every trick to save Baltimore from going down for good. . .

"McGlothin's tale is sophisticated and sexy, with the plotting and pacing of first-rate noir." --Publishers Weekly

About Mary Monroe:

Mary Monroe is the third child of Alabama sharecroppers, and the first and only member of her family to finish high school. Mary never attended college or any writing classes. She spent the first part of her life in Alabama and Ohio, moved to Richmond, California in 1973, and has lived in Oakland since 1984. Her first novel, The Upper Room, was published in 1985 and was widely reviewed throughout the U.S. and in Great Britain. She is a recipient of the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award for her novel God Don't Like Ugly.

About Victor McGlothin:

Victor McGlothin is a former bank vice-president who nearly forfeited an athletic scholarship due to poor reading skills. Victor writes the online column “Victor Said…”, a real Brotha to Sistah look at relationships and is a contributing writer for D Magazine. He lives in Dallas with his wife and two sons.

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