This emotional, erotically-charged novel follows three half-sisters and their complicated relationships with one another and with the men in their lives. Celeste thinks all she wants in life are her family and a nice home in the suburbs. Yet lately sheas got a hunch that her sexy husband, Sharief, a New York City policeman, is patrolling more than just the streets. Celeste is sure heas cheating on her. When she finds out that the home-wrecker is none other than her own sister Monica, all hell breaks loose. Monica never intended to fall in love with her sisteras husband. But who knew that Sharief would make every inch of her body tingle with a single touch? Monica knows she should have righted her wrong before Celeste found out, but sheas in too deepain more ways than one. Imani is not pleased that her low-life boyfriend, Walik, just got out of the slammer and wants her back. Sure enough trouble comes knocking. But when a fine Puerto Rican DJ named Kree seduces her and showers her son, Jamal, with attention, Imani finally gets a shot at happiness and ghetto-free love. Fielding the curve balls tossed their way, Celeste, Monica, and Imani learn that it takes more than sisterhood to cope with love, life, and menathe ones theyave got, and that elusive ex factor. From the Trade Paperback edition.aWheres the food for the party?aquot; she asked. aI didna#39;t have a chance to get any. aquot; a What? Why not? ... aI figured I could use my credit card and buy some ready- made platters from Costco.aquot; Monica peered at Celeste. aI could slap the shit out of you!
|Title||:||The Ex Factor|
|Publisher||:||One World/Ballantine - 2008-12-18|