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Reinventing the Woman: A Novel
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by Patty Rice
From Patty Rice, the acclaimed author of Somethin' Extra, comes a redemptive tale of one woman's fight to heal old wounds no matter how deep they run. Reinventing the Woman is a novel that celebrates the power of a woman's spirit to triumph over the most enormous of obstacles.
This is the story of Camille Foster � a woman who has never understood love or how it is supposed to make you feel. After a troubled childhood during which she was ostracized by her own parents and an adulthood during which she suffered seven years of abuse by the man she thought she loved, Camille finally realizes it is time to change. She flees to her sister's and turns to a family she has never really known. But before Camille can make amends with herself, there are her family and her past to contend with.
When she gets involved with a local women's group, little does she know that she has found her road to recovery. Through the group's leader, Camille realizes that she must face the truth of who she is and where she came from before she can find herself. Before she can invent the woman she will become.
From its dramatic opening to its heartfelt conclusion, Reinventing the Woman is a story that readers will find uplifting and wonderfully engrossing. New and old fans alike will not soon forget this stunning second novel.
by Teri Woods
Once upon a time, not too long ago, a young girl from the projects met Quadir, far from home, in the middle of Harlem...Now the story is told of how it all went down.
True to the Game, the only book representing the Game, as well as life in the streets, is like no other story of its time. The main character Gena finds herself in true blue love with Quadir, a millionaire associated with the cartel. Quadir is faced with combating the art of extortion and interception masterminded by the notorious Junior Mafia, which reigns from the inner city streets of Philadelphia onto the pages of this book.
Both Gena and Quadir find themselves caught up in the vicious, yet seductive, world of drugs and money, only to find that success in this Game is no easy win.
There's no way out once you're in, and everyone in stays forever...True.