Abandoned by her father and bullied by her schoolmates because of her mixed race, Deidre McCall has had a rough life. Trapped in Lewenton, Mississippi, a town so small it's not even listed on the map, daily, she dreams of her escape.
On her 18th birthday, she's determined to leave it all behind. She abandons her town's dirt roads and heads for the bright lights of the big city and the promise of happiness it holds. But instead of escaping her baggage, she's carried it all with her. And when life doesn't make sense, the last place in the world you want to be is in New York City. The truth concealed, a life-long secret revealed. As the years progress she finds her life in New York doesn't look much better than it did when she was back home. And when Prentice Fennell, world champion boxer enters the picture, things take an unexpected turn.
Written for women of all ages, Dirty is a story of self-love; of finding the courage to live your own truth and learning to love yourself in spite of it all.
Alex has got this one in the bag. An admitted control freak, she has planned every move that has led her to this moment. She has worked her tail off for several years as a stockbroker at one of Chicago's most prestigious investment firms and her sacrifice is just about to pay off. She's about to break the chained hands of the Old Boys Club and join the ranks of senior management. All she is waiting for is confirmation from the board. They invite her to a meeting to hear her ideas on what direction she would like to see the company head in. She welcomes the one last opportunity to dazzle them. Her presentation is all set, she's ready to make the pitch. Piece of cake...
And in walks Daniel. Tall, dark, and handsome. Her heart is captured from the moment their eyes meet, but something about the new hire doesn't feel right. As time goes on she finds herself reluctantly falling for him and going against every belief that has gotten her to where she is today. Will she surrender to love and plunge head first into the abyss or will she listen to the voice inside telling her that if something looks too good to be true, it usually is?
Delilah Carmichael is living an idyllic life. She's married to the man of her dreams, her two older children are off to a great start in life and her youngest just left for Stanford. She now relishes the time she has to focus on herself and is looking forward to rekindling the passion that took a backseat for both she and her husband once the responsibility of raising children came. College sweethearts, their love has remained strong all these years, but in the midst of diapering bottoms and business meetings, their focus on each other slipped from the list of priorities. But, with the kids gone, all that is about to change. She's planning a surprise birthday party for the man she loves, to show her appreciation for the man he's been.
The decorations are all set, the caterers will arrive at any moment. What happens next she never saw coming...
Damon Harris wants to be a better man. He's married the ideal woman in hopes it might settle him down. But what do you do when you've married the perfect woman and you just can't find it in your heart to love her? What do you do when the woman you truly love has married someone else? And what do you do when, after making a series of mistakes, you make the biggest one of them all?
Indiscretion is a story of grief, loss, love and hope--and one man's journey to discovering what it truly means to be a man.