In Love With A Thug

In Love With A Thug

Paperback - 2007 | 1st Strebor Books trade pbk. ed.
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A controversial new novel from critically acclaimed Essence bestseller Reginald L. Hall explores the attraction of dating a "bad boy" - from an entirely new angle.

During college, Juan Jiles fell in love with Darrell, who convinced Juan to help him rob one of Philadelphia's largest banks. During the heist, Darnell is killed, and Juan escapes with more than $175,000. After mourning the loss of his lover, Juan begins rebuilding his life and uses the money to open a popular celebrity hair salon.

Then along comes Bryant Thompson, a street thug with drugs, drama, and deception in tow. Juan falls in love with the hustling, muscle-bound Bryant and soon succumbs to Bryant's addictive world. Juan's life starts to spin out of control and he realizes that his meeting Bryant didn't happen by chance.

A story of a man doomed by passion, In Love with a Thug is by turns a humorous, tragic and hard-hitting look at the cost of destructive love and the price some pay for true happiness.
Publisher: New York : Strebor Books, 2007.
Edition: 1st Strebor Books trade pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9781593091484
1593091486
Branch Call Number: Fic

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A very good read and has some twist and turns along the way. Spoiler alert: There's a sequel to "In Love With a Thug".

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