You've seen them in print before, and their books are hot, hot, hot! Now see what Edd McNair, Keisha Ervin, and Brenda Hampton can do when they join forces to bring you three stories in the latest installment of Girls from da Hood. Being married to notorious gangsta rapper Sean Pynn isn't as glamorous as it appears to be. Behind closed doors, Queen is dealing with knock-down drag-out fights, verbal abuse, and neglect. When her bodyguard, Ahsim, comes into the picture, things change in a hurry. When a man thinks his woman is cheating, he keeps tabs on her. When a woman thinks her man is cheating, she calls Jakki. Rochel "Jakki" Thomas' way of catching a man in the act is a little risky, but she's worth every penny. Niecy Brickhouse and her twin sister Naquel are living the glamorous life - until Naquel is shot by their older sister's boyfriend. Everyone is calling it a suicide, but Niecy knows the painful truth about her sister's death, and it sets her on a dangerous, self-destructive path. Will she be able to overcome her depression, or will her new life on the streets be the death of Niecy?
©2009 Keisha Ervin, Brenda Hampton, and Edd McNair (P)2017 Urban Audiobooks, and Blackstone Publishing
After everything Farrahs been through, its safe to say things are finally going her way. Her company, Glam Squad, has skyrocketed, and her career as a celebrity stylist has taken off faster than she can keep up. Partnering with her best friend, London, the pair has styled and done makeup for multiple celebrities. The unstoppable duo is working hard and getting paid! On the personal side, Farrah is happier than ever. Despite everything Mills put her through, she made the right choice when she decided to give him a second chance. Mills has made up for all the lying and sneaking around he did behind her back, and he treats her like a queen. However, Mills has been keeping a dark secret that will destroy everything if she finds out.
©2014 Keisha Ervin (P)2014 Recorded Books
Dylan Monroe, our favorite shopaholic, is back! Shes three months pregnant and madly in love with the father of her child, sexy heavyweight champion Angel. The only problem is the long-legged Victorias Secret model standing in the way of getting him back. If that werent enough stress, her Jack Daniels-loving mother, Candy, returns to stir up even more trouble. Unsure of how to face her future as a single mother, Dylan reverts back to the only thing she knows to comfort her pain - shopping! Rounding out the cast of colorful characters are Billie, Dylans tightly wound friend, and flamboyant transgender cousin Tee-Tee, a.k.a. Dickem Down Diva. Material Girl 2 promises to be a laugh-out-loud, heartfelt tale of love lost and love regained.
©2011 Keisha Ervin (P)2020 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks, LLC
Dylan Monroe is the kind of chick females love to hate, but children and dogs mysteriously adore. She's a material girl, living in a material world filled with diamonds, furs, limousines, celebrities, and private planes. To the world, she has it all, but behind closed doors, she has nothing. Almost bankrupt, she finds solace with State, a wealthy entrepreneur with a heart of steel, the man who breaks her heart time and time again. When State leaves her heart in shambles, she turns to Angel, her best friend's brother. She's had a secret crush on him for years. Swept off her feet by her new love, but still mending from the pain of the old one, Dylan finds herself caught up in a web of lies, lust, love, and betrayal. Nationally best-selling author Keisha Ervin delivers a sophisticated love story filled with laughter, witty banter...and excessive shopping!
©2012 Keisha Ervin (P)2017 Urban Audiobooks, and Blackstone Publishing
Chyna Black thought shed finally gotten her happily ever after. Her melanin is popping, her career has taken off like magic, and her love life is like something from a fairytale. After rekindling her love affair with Dame, he came back in her life, showed her how to move in a room full of bitches and swept her off her feet. When they met 20 years ago, she never knew the impact shed made on his life. Because of her, Dame didnt even know bitches. With him, she found her forever. His love was like no other. The stars in the sky were aligning perfectly. Then, within a blink of an eye, her dream became a nightmare. When the smoke clears, and the dust settles, will Chyna be able to hold on to everything she holds dear, or will she end up alone - all over again? Gray Rose and Gunz have two kids and a home together. You would think, after 10 years together, shed have a ring too...but Gunz still isnt ready for marriage. Maybe its because hes always fly, stays in the cockpit, and cant stay out the streets. Gray is over trying to keep a man that doesnt want to be kept and Gunz aint beat, she can jump off his d--k. All it takes is one nigga to remind her that shes bad as f--k, and that theyre a real nigga. After 11 years, four kids, a house, and a dog, Mo and Boss finally got married. From the outside looking in, everything seems perfect, but Mo is secretly drowning. When she looks in the mirror, she doesnt even recognize herself anymore. She used to have that up North glow, body looking like cinnamon, but between breast-feeding, soccer practice, ballet class, keeping house, a bitchy, loud-mouth mother-in-law, and a husband who wont keep his mama in check but constantly wants to f--k, Mo is five seconds away from putting everybody on the front porch. Can she keep it together without losing her sanity? Chyna, Gray, and Mo are going through it, but with their girls, Meesa, Mina, and Dylan by their side, theyll go through their trials and tribulations with love, laughter, a few tears and style every time they touch the city - stop it!
©2018 Keisha Ervin (P)2020 Griot and Grits Audio Entertainment Co.
Older, wiser, and a lil more heartless, India Black is existing, but she isnt living. After the tragic death of her first love, shes been financially cut off by her mother and making it on her own in Philly. Full-time college student by day and bottle girl at a popular strip club by night, India is trying her best to make ends meet but barely getting by. After the day from hell, her life is turned upside down when she meets the elusive, menacing, cocky as hell, king of Philly, Dream. Filthy rich and fine as hell, Keanu Dessalines Baptiste aka Dream, runs the streets of Philly with an iron fist. All he knows is money, madness, and murder. With a snap of his fingers, he can turn his enemies into a mere memory. Born with the weight of being next in line to run the Baptiste crime family, he wants to live life on his own terms, but being a Don comes with rules and allegiances he cant forsake. For India, Dream is everything shes been trying to avoid, but he's the one man she cant get out of her system. From the moment they meet, their undeniable chemistry takes over and all they can see is each other, but their past traumas, dysfunctional families, and callous ways threaten to end them before they even begin. What will happen when these two broken hearts collide? Will they let go and let love in or will their pride and outside forces shatter their cracked hearts to pieces?
©2019 Keisha Ervin (P)2020 Griot and Grits Audio Co.
The untimely death of St. Louis kingpin King David has left a vacuum in the underworld. He leaves behind his vast empire to his surviving heirs, David Jr. and Davita. Born barely one year apart, they were raised in very different worlds. David Jr. is college educated. His mother always pushed him to do the best he could, so he could one day legitimize and run the East St. Louis crime family. She thinks she's above and beyond the game. All she wants is the money that she believes she and her son are due. Davita, born to and of the streets, was also raised by a money-loving momma, but her mother taught her a different set of rules. Davita has been raised to use anybody and everything to get that money by any means necessary. She has embraced the business of the streets, and she is ready to ascend to the throne that her father has unexpectedly left behind. The question remains: Will the family ties that bind keep the families together, or will sex, greed, drugs, and their mothers' divisive ways tear it all to hell, bringing St. Louis down with them? David Jr. and Davita have decisions to make!
©2016 Keisha Ervin (P)2016 Recorded Books