Floyd, Patricia R.
Most widely held works by Patricia R Floyd
God still don't like ugly by Mary Monroe ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Annette Goode has finally found a man who loves her. But at a pre-wedding ceremony, her ugly past is revealed, and her world falls apart. When she reunites with her childhood sweetheart, it seems like everything might be fine--until her long-absent friend, who hides a deadly secret, comes back into Annette's life.
I am Rosa Parks by Rosa Parks ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 769 libraries worldwide
The black woman whose acts of civil disobedience led to the 1956 Supreme Court order to desegregate buses in Montgomery, Alabama, explains what she did and why.
God don't play by Mary Monroe ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
Annette Goode couldn't be happier with where she is in life. She has a good job, a comfortable home, and a wonderful husband and daughter. But tough times lie ahead. Out of the blue, Annette begins receiving anonymous hate mail and threatening phone calls. It seems her life isn't as settled as she thought, and demons from her past surface in unexpected ways. Now Annette is forced to question everything from her husband's faithfulness to her lifelong friendships.
Deliver me from evil by Mary Monroe ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
When Christine married Jesse Ray Thurman, she thought she had found her lifetime love. Together, they worked hard to build his fledgling video store business, but now 12 years into the marriage, Christine feels an unbridgeable distance has grown between them. Jesse Ray focuses all his energy on his video stores and lately, while he's at work, Christine's been having lots of hot sex with her old friend Wade. But that's not all--Christine and Wade are caught in a shocking scheme, and if it all fails both will be headed straight to prison.
Sister, sister by Eric Jerome Dickey ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Three beautiful young women look for the good life in the bright lights of L.A.
Redemption by Jacquelin Thomas ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 728 libraries worldwide
"When gorgeous movie star Marin Alexander and handsome televangelist Warner Brice first lock eyes, they each feel they've found the perfect soul-mate. Despite age and career differences, their marriage seems heaven-sent. After Marin agrees to exchange her celebrity for motherhood, however, the spotlight's seductive song and fame's irresistible lure grow too powerful. Soon ensnared in a seamy world of debauchery, Marin discovers that the limelight is as elusive as the sensual pleasures it promises"--Compact disc container.
True lies by Margaret Johnson-Hodge ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 721 libraries worldwide
Finally finding someone worth spending her life with, street-wise accountant Dajah Moore, who has been unlucky in love, falls for gorgeous corrections officer Rick Trimmons. Rick's troubled past comes between them when Gina Alexander, the mother of his four-year-old daughter, tries to shatter their newfound happiness.
Diva diaries by Janine A Morris ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Best friends since their freshman year of college, Dakota, Chrasey, and Jordan have always helped each other do the right thing. Successful marketing executive Dakota needs to decide whether to settle down with one man or continue with her exiting lifestyle of sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Chrasey, on the other hand, has been happily married for nine years. But the temptations of a younger man are too hard to resist. Entertainment lawyer Jordan has achieved success, but the bright lights and glamour don't interest her demanding husband. Now more than ever, these girls need each other.
High hand by Gary Phillips ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Six-foot tall Chainey (never addressed as Martha) is a former showgirl who transports money for criminal elements that operate casinos in Las Vegas. Casino managers Frankie Degault and his sister Victoria entrust Chainey to deliver seven million dollars to a posh home in California. Upon Chainey's arrival, masked shooters enter and pillage the house with gunfire. The Degaults suspect Chainey stole their money and give her three days to recover the it or else shop for a casket.
What fire cannot burn by John Ridley ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 693 libraries worldwide
Soledad's second adventure finds her hunting down a vigilante who is murdering metanormals indiscriminantly. She has no love for the mutants, but no one is above the law. So with her modified sidearm at her hip, she hits the pavement, determined to dish out some street justice.
The Amen sisters by Angela Benson ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Minister Francine Amen dismissed a young woman's claim of sexual abuse by her pastor. When the young woman commits suicide, Francine returns home to face up to her past mistakes and all of the people she has betrayed, including her sister Dawn. But will Dawn ever trust Francine again?
Of blood and sorrow by Valerie Wilson Wesley ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Life is good for Tarmara. Her New Jersey-based private investigation business is thriving, she has a loving boyfriend, and her teenage son is doing well in school. But then Lilah Love saunters into Tamara's office. She claims her daughter has been stolen and wants Tamara to rescue the little girl. The case should be simple enough, but there are other parties interested in the child, and soon Tamara is immersed in a web of deciet and murder. Things get even more complicated after her son witnesses a brutal murder, putting him directly in harm's way.
Those who walk in darkness by John Ridley ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 675 libraries worldwide
In the near future, superheroes are very real. But so are supervillains. When San Francisco is toasted during a superbeing clash, America has had enough. All metanormals must leave the country--or face extermination at the hands of an elite new law enforcement branch.
Expired by Evie Rhodes ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
A tough woman from Harlem, 38-year-old Tracie Burlingame strives to keep her four teenaged sons safe from the wrong crowd. Despite her commitment to them, she nevertheless loses her firstborn to the devastation of drug addiction. Then, her youngest son is murdered in a way so horrifying it defies imagination. The police can establish no motives. At her wit's end, Tracie feels a confrontation brewing with a demonic force that has come to torment her.
Shooter's point by Gary Phillips ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
Shots ring out during a heavyweight title fight. In the ensuing mayhem someone steals five million bucks that used to belong to a casino owner. If Chainey tracks down the loot, there's a cool quarter million in it for her troubles. But it won't be easy.
It's like that by Cheryl Robinson ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
Both Winona and Porter still struggle with issues from their past and Winona's secret that she is HIV positive is becoming harder to keep from her adolescent children. Porter is trying to sort out both his past and his future, but as Winona becomes both emotionally and physically unavailable, he is unsure of what path to take.
Parable of the talents by Octavia E Butler ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Environmental devastation and economic chaos have turned America into a land of depravity. Taking advantage of the situation, a zealous bigot wins his way into the White House. Lauren Olamina leads a new faith group directly opposed to the new government. This is the story of the group's struggle to preserve its vision.
Great Sky Woman a novel by Steven Barnes ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
In prehistoric times, Mount Kilamanjaro is known as Great Sky Mountain to the peace-loving Ibandi people. One day, a boy named Frog Hopping of the Inner Boma clan witnesses a savage invasion by a neighboring clan in which many of his people are captured and enslaved. Now he and T'Cori, a young woman training in the herbal arts, must scale Great Sky Mountain to consult with mighty Father Mountain--for it is only he who can protect their future.
The company we keep by Mary Monroe ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
This novel follows successful record executive Teri Stewart as she scours L.A. for love. Just when she's ready to give up on men altogether, into her life strolls charming DJ Harrison Starr. He's got it going on--obviously--but he's also hiding a dark secret that could destroy their budding romance.
God ain't blind by Mary Monroe ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
After a crash diet and a makeover fail to get the attention of her husband, Annette shacks up with Louis and goes on a spending spree, until she discovers a terrible secret about Louis and turns to her friend, Rhoda, for help.
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