She wanted to be a hip-hop star, but the streets got in the way.
Have you ever laid down with a man and wasn’t sure if you’d ever get back up? Tossed the sheets with a bone-knocking fear that only a hard-core hustler could produce? Sexed him like your life depended on it because, in reality, it did? You still with me? Then let's roll over to my house. Harlem. 145th Street. Grab a seat and brace yourself as I show you the kind of pain that street life and so-called success can bring.
Nineteen-year-old Candy Raye Montana, an ex-drug runner for the Gabriano crime family and a former foster child, dreams of becoming a hip-hop superstar, if only someone would discover her talents.
And someone does. Mega music producer and king thug of Harlem Junius "Hurricane" Jackson, CEO of the House of Homicide recording studio, cuts a deal and puts Candy on the stage. Suddenly she is a hot new artist on the notorious Homicide Hitz record label. Her career takes off and she blazes the charts, but it's not long before Candy realizes that the man she thought was her knight is nothing more than a cold-blooded nightmare.
Caught between the music and the madness, between the dollars and the deals, Candy belongs to Hurricane - body and soul - and must endure his sadistic bedroom desires while keeping his sexual secrets hidden from the world. But Candy has some strong desires of her own that simply cannot be denied, especially when she finds herself turned on by a brilliant investment baller who just happens to be Hurricane's right-hand man. Candy longs for her freedom, but if Hurricane gets wind of her betrayal the blowback will be lethal.
Noire is an author from the streets of New York, a #1 Essence bestselling author, and the editor-in-chief of NoireMagazine.com.
"Raw, in your face, and straight from the street. Urban erotica has never been hotter!" (Nikki Turner, New York Times bestselling author)
"Noire skillfully mixes gritty, in-your-face urban drama with a healthy dose of raw sexuality. Candy Licker proves that Noire is a force to be reckoned with in the urban erotic genre." (Urban Reviews)
"If there was ever any doubt that pulp was alive and thriving, Noire’s highly sexy, highly vivid G-Spot dispelled it. This follow-up delivers everything that lovers of this emerging micro genre - black urban erotic chick lit - are coming to expect.... Candy’s first person and Knowledge's third begin to alternate chapters: both are completely absorbing and rarely miss. The cast of bling and trash extras are well-done and well-named." (Publishers Weekly)
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i hate the fact that nicole small is the narrator
Hood. Street. Gangsta.
Everything... I like the book and the storyline
Anybody that doesn't sound like they have a mouth full of spit.. Evey book ive heard her in I had to force myself to listen to. I DO NOT like her or any other narrator that has a mouth full of spit.. my advice spit before you read something thousands of people listen to
Better narrator next time
THIS BOOK WAS GREAT
I would give this bbok a five star
Yes I have. I love Nicole Small.
Yes when her mother tried to sell her.