Natural Born Hustler (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 5, 2010 - Fiction - 208 pages
17 Reviews
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Nikki Turner's†Heartbreak of a Hustler's Wife.

The reigning Queen of Hip-Hop Lit, Nikki Turner returns with a fresh and fierce tale sure to satisfy longtime fans and create new ones.

Desember Day is beautiful, confident, and smart. She has more game in the streets than a basketball player does on the court, and her boyfriend, Fame, loves every single inch of her. But unlike her mother, who has been in one bad relationship after another, Desember is not going to wait on a knight in shining armor to save her, and even her love for Fame canít stand in the way of Desember selling anything and everythingólegal or illegalóthat can turn a profit, so that she never has to depend on a man. The only thing Desember feels sheís lacking is a father to call her own. And her mother refuses to tell Desember who he is.

When Fame finds himself at the wrong end of a gun, fighting for his life, Desember wants nothing more than to stand by her man, but Fame warns her from his hospital bed that she isnít safe. Desember wonders if she was the real target. Her mother, concerned for Desemberís†safety, arranges for her daughter to travel to Richmond, Virginia, to live with Desemberís father and his wife.And when her fatherís identity is finally revealed, Desember learns that she is a Natural Born Hustler.

But are her troubles really over? Or is the worst yet to come?

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User Review  - Anita Dawson - Goodreads

Meet Desember Day, a Natural Born Hustler. At 19 she moves in with her boyfriend, fights with her boyfriend, moves back in with her mother, threatens her mother's husband, gets back with her boyfriend ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tara Howard - Goodreads

Great read but I feel it could of been longer. Great story line and I'm excited to read The second book to A hustler's wife as I have also finished that book. I'm hoping that will explain what happens to Fame & Desember. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Nikki Turner is the author of the New York Times bestseller Black Widow, the #1 Essence bestseller Forever a Hustlerís Wife, and the Essence bestsellers A Hustlerís Wife, The Glamorous Life, and Riding Dirty on I-95. The first two books in the Nikki Turner Presents line were published in 2008 by One World/Ballantine Books.

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