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Turner, Nikki

Works: 83 works in 315 publications in 1 language and 15,650 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Urban fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Thrillers (Fiction)  Erotic fiction  Chick lit  Christmas stories  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3620.U7659, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Publications about Nikki Turner
Publications by Nikki Turner
Most widely held works by Nikki Turner
A hustler's wife by Nikki Turner( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Coming from a well-to-do family, Yarni knows life with her new love--Richmond, Virginia's notorious drug kingpin Des--will be quite a change, but the innocent girl can't imagine what is in store for her when Des is sentenced to life in prison
The glamorous life : a novel by Nikki Turner( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 675 libraries worldwide
Bambi Ferguson builds a multimillion dollar party-planning business after her gangster boyfriend breaks up with her, but when she crosses paths with Lynx, a charming drug dealer, she wonders if she falling for the same trouble all over again
The Banks sisters by Nikki Turner( Book )
10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 666 libraries worldwide
Meet the Banks sisters--Simone, Bunny, Tallhya, and Ginger. The four beauties are living under the same roof, but they can't stand each other. Their only common denominator is their loving grandmother, Me-Ma. When she's not at work trying to make ends meet, she's home with her girls, trying to keep them from killing each other. Tragedy strikes when Me-Ma has a fatal heart attack. The sisters are shocked to find that she left the house and all her money to the church. Now the pastor wants them out. To make matters worse, Bunny already owes over a hundred thousand dollars to a very dangerous man. How can four broke women come up with enough money to save the family's home--and save Bunny's life?
Heartbreak of a hustler's wife : a novel by Nikki Turner( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Yarni Taylor is a successful corporate attorney who wants nothing more than her husband, Des, to renounce his hustlin' ways and commit to his life as a pastor, especially after someone tries to kill him. But Des isn't ready to abandon his old habits just yet. He has to find out who is behind the murder attempt, and he wonders if the brazen robbery that took place during one of his church services is related in any way. But before he or Yarni can regain their footing, a young woman shows up on their doorsteps, December Day, the eighteen-year-old daughter Des never knew he had. And, unfortunately, she takes after her father, so trouble isn't far behind. With their lives on the line, Yarni must sacrifice everything and take it out of the office and back to the streets to save her husband and her family from their checkered but intricately connected pasts.--From back cover
Forever a hustler's wife : a novel by Nikki Turner( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 607 libraries worldwide
The high priestess of the hood, Nikki Turner, is back with the novel fans have been feenin' for: the sequel to her #1 bestselling novel, A Hustler's Wife. Des, Virginia's slickest gangsta, is about to become a dad when he is charged with the murder of his own attorney. But with Yarni, his gorgeous wife (and a brilliant lawyer), now calling the shots, Des isn't going back to the slammer without a fierce fight. Even with the heat on, Des manages to take his game to the next level and finds a new hustle, one that will allow him to possess the three things all major players desire: money, power, and respect. He becomes a preacher. Reluctantly, Yarni stands by her man as he trades in his triple beam scale for a Bible and a Bentley and makes his Church of the Good Life Ministry a welcoming place for all sinners to step up to the altar. But when Des's nephew is killed in the high-stakes heroin trade and Des learns that someone close to him okayed the hit, the dyed-in-the-wool gangsta sets aside the Bible for the gospel of the streets even if it means risking the one person who's always had his back
Black widow : a novel by Nikki Turner( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 573 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the saga of Isis Tatum, a woman marked forever by the tough world of street life and love as she is transformed from an innocent and sweet young girl into "The Black Widow" by the desertion, betrayal, and deaths of the men in her life
Riding dirty on I-95 : a novel by Nikki Turner( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
At seventeen years old Mercy stood in front of the judge and pleaded her case. Over the past ten years she had been in eleven foster homes and one group home and had never even come close to being adopted. At the last foster home, her foster mother's boyfriend tried to molest her. He crept up on her in the kitchen and tried to stick his hands under her skirt. She grabbed the first thing she could, a steak knife. Lucky for him, the butcher knife wasn't closer. Once she stabbed him, there were no more foster homes for her. She was hauled off to a group home, even sent to a nuthouse for evaluation at one point. Now she wanted her independence
Ghetto superstar : a novel by Nikki Turner( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 563 libraries worldwide
When Fabiola Mays hits the stage, all eyes are on her. She has the looks, the moves, and the voice to be the hottest diva alive. Her talent and sex appeal attracts the attention of the music industry's most influential (and shadiest) mogul, one who will do whatever it takes to get Fabiola into his bed. Too fly to bow down to such sleaze, Fabiola earns herself powerful enemies and an unlikely ally. When Casino, an older gangster battling demons of his own in the music biz and on the streets, crosses her path, they pool their hopes and their assets to fight for a brighter future
Natural born hustler : a novel by Nikki Turner( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Desember Day loves basketball, money, and her boyfriend, but a shooting changes her life and leads her to Richmond, Virginia, and a father she has never known
A project chick by Nikki Turner( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
When Tressa finally has enough of Lucky, her wealthy, possessive, and deranged baby's daddy, she finds herself relying on her street smarts to cope with her new life as a poor single mother
Relapse : a novel by Nikki Turner( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
As the respected, renowned concierge for a luxury hotel chain, Beijing Lee caters to the wealthy and famous. Whether it's securing a dinner reservation, a fleet of limos, or a record deal, or protecting her clients from the paparazzi, there's nothing Beijing can't do. She's stacked up an impressive pile of IOUs from the world's elite - and one day she decides it's time to start cashing in. Before long, she's a five-star diva running her own lucrative business, where she secures her clients their most outrageous - and increasingly illegal - desires. But Beijing has her own addiction: a man named Lootchee, who lavishes her with even more diamonds and luxury than she already has. But behind Lootchee's charm and over-the-top romantic gestures is a selfish, high-stakes hustler who lures Beijing into a dangerous web that takes even this seasoned enterpriser by surpise, and breaks her heart in the process. Once the ball finally drops, it'll take a ghost from Beijing's past to rescue her - not only from those who are out to seriously harm her, but from herself
The Banks sisters 2 by Nikki Turner( Book )
8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
"Meet the Banks sisters--Simone, Bunny, Tallhya, and Ginger. They feel like they are finally in the clear in connection with the recent bank robberies--until their mother shows up demanding her share at gunpoint. She threatens to snitch them out if they don't come correct. The situation becomes a bloody mess, and now, two sisters must band together to cover up the unthinkable actions of one of their own. As if that isn't enough, Pastor Cassius Street hits them with another major blow. He refuses to sign over the deed to their Me-Ma's home, as they had hoped. Luckily, Ginger has more than enough tricks to provide the pastor with a dilemma of his own. As the hunt for the bank robbers continues, Simone worries about being caught by the man she loves. He's the head detective on the case, and with the recent dead bodies washing up at the riverbank around town, he's closer than he thinks to solving the case. Bunny is dealing with the loss of her everything, Spoe. She vows to get her revenge by any means necessary on everyone who played a role in his untimely demise. Will she be able to convince her sisters to have her back once again? Tallhya is still hurting because of her husband's betrayal, and she feels like she's close to losing her mind. Can any of her sisters pull her out of her downward spiral, or will they completely shut her out? How will these sisters deal with their own mountain of problems, get back the only home they know, and get their lives back on track? Only time will tell ... as long as they stay one step ahead of the circumstances they unwittingly create."--Page 4 of cover
Girls from da hood by Nikki Turner( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
- Hustler's Wife debuted at #2 on the Essence bestseller list for the month of May 2003, and jumped to #1 the following month, where it remained through October 2003. There are over 50,000 copies in print. Nikki has a writing style similar to Sister Souljah and Teri Woods
The Banks sisters 3 by Nikki Turner( Book )
5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
"As the only two living Banks sisters remaining, Tallhya and Simone have hit rock bottom. Down on their luck and pressed for cash, the two are desperate ... until a turn of events brings them both terrible and life-changing news. Not only does their situation seem to be turning around, but they are introduced to a sister they never knew they had. Rydah is the baddest car mechanic Miami has ever seen, with a totally different upbringing than the bank-robbing, trash-talking Banks sisters. Rydah's high-class, Christian lifestyle and sweet yet feisty persona, mixed with Tallhya and Simone's crazy selves, and some sheisty schemers trying to bring them all down, brings the drama to the third installment of The Banks sisters by urban fiction superstar Nikki Turner"--Page 4 of cover
Death before dishonor : a 50 Cent and Nikki Turner original by 50 Cent( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Achieving success with her beauty salon after a long stint in prison, Sunni despairs of finding a healthy relationship, while Trill, having served five years for a crime he did not commit, dreams of revenge and winning the lifestyle his model girlfriend craves
Charisma : baller's wife by Nikki Turner( Book )
7 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
"Charisma Bland was born and raised in the heart of Baltimore, where she learns that a moment's pleasure can sometimes lead to a life of pain. Against her better judgment, she has a one-night stand that changes her life forever. Turning over the family business to her cousin, she leaves behind her past. Charisma moves to Miami, where she meets Mr. Manny Manifesto, aka Mr. Baseball. Manny is coming off his best season ever, bringing with him a freshly inked 250-million-dollar-plus contract. After a chance meeting, Charisma sees an opportunity to start anew, and she and Manny attempt to build a relationship. The sex might be good, but will their omissions and the deeds of their past come back to haunt them?"--Summary from
Nikki Turner presents Street chronicles : tales from da hood ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
A collection of street-smart tales embued with the sharpness, violence, and danger of urban life includes "Big Daddy" by Seven and Y. Blak Moore's "Thicker Than Mud," in which a man returns to his old neighborhood haunts after a stint in prison
Nikki Turner presents Street chronicles : a woman's work ( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
A collection of five gritty tales featuring women who make tough choices and difficult sacrifices to stay at the top of their respective hustles, in a volume that includes contributions by La Jill Hunt, Tiah Short, and LaKesa Cox
Nikki Turner presents Christmas in the hood : street chronicles ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
A series of five urban holiday stories from a number of new authors
Always Unique by Nikki Turner( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
"I: With only two hundred dollars, Unique packed her suitcase and headed to New York City for a brand new start. It's there that Unique meets big time boxing promoter, Kennard, and it is love at first sight. After nine months of living in the lap of luxury with Kennard, skeletons from Unique's past show up and it will cost her a cool million dollars to not only keep her relationship but her life. Unique isn't about to lose it all. With the help of her best friend, she devises a major heist, to pull it off all she has to do is stay alive. II: Living the life she has always dreamed of, Unique isn't about to let her past ruin her future with her fiance;, Kennard. But the tables are turned on her and Unique is fighting for her very life. As for Kennard, he is stunned to learn about her past, but more importantly he is not about to let anyone get away with hurting his woman. As Unique and her best friend, Teeydah, set out on a path of revenge, a new menace and a new betrayal rises. III: The blade of revenge cuts both ways. However, that is not going to stop Unique from getting those who are out to get her. And she is determined to be the last woman standing. Always Unique gathers together three popular Unique novellas from bestselling author Nikki Turner"--
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Nikki Turner Amerikaans romanschrijfster
نیکی ترنر نویسنده آمریکایی
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