By Terra Elan McVoy
A searing and gripping learn that explores the depths of desperation real love can motivate, from the writer of Being buddies with Boys.
Nikki’s existence is much from ideal, yet not less than she has Dee. Her buddies inform her that Dee is not any reliable, yet Nikki can’t think herself with out him. He’s scorching, he’s harmful, he has her initials tattooed over his middle, and he or she loves him greater than something. There’s not anything Nikki wouldn’t do for Dee. completely nothing.
So while Dee pulls Nikki right into a crime—a crime that leads to murder—Nikki tells herself that it’s inquisitive about real love. not anything can holiday them aside. now not the police. no longer the arrest that lands Nikki in penitentiary. now not even the investigators who wish her to testify opposed to him.
But what if Dee had factors that Nikki knew not anything approximately? Nikki’s love for Dee is meant to be unconditional…but even real love has a restrict. And Nikki simply may have reached hers.
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