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King, Joy Deja 1978-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 156 publications in 1 language and 7,879 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Urban fiction  Romance fiction  Young adult works  Chick lit  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3611.I5754, 813.6
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Publications about Joy Deja King
Publications by Joy Deja King
Most widely held works by Joy Deja King
Mafia princess : a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
Semaj Richardson was raised by the streets, and her ambition was to own them. Changing foreign whips as she hustles one major drug dealer after another is just a day in the life with her treacherous father as her #1 partner in crime. The devious duo's schemes lead to murder plots and countless setups--P. [4] of cover
Baller bitches. a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
"Follow the lives of Diamond, Kennedy and Blair in Volume 1 of the Baller Bitches Series. Diamond has decided to upgrade her life and not be the naive girl her baby daddy disrespected and took for granted. But as Diamond steps out on her own, secrets threaten to destroy the new life she's created. Kennedy is determined to take what she's learned in the entertainment industry and become a mogul. But with a cutthroat boss that tries to undermine her every move, Kennedy might not have what it takes to come out on top. Blair has always felt she wasn't good enough to make it in the glamorous world of show business and having a high powered boyfriend that is mentally abusive does nothing to boost her confidence. But when Blair has an opportunity to make all her dreams come true will she take it or will she give into her insecurities."--Publisher website
Bitch : a new beginning : a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
"Precious Cummings is back but this time her own daughter is causing mayhem. Aaliyah Mills Carter was born into street royalty ... You would think being anointed the Princess would be enough for Aaliyah but its not ..."--Page 4 of cover
Bitch reloaded, part 2 : a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
The femme fatale of the streets is back and she s deadlier than ever. Precious miraculously survives her brush with death, but the celebration is cut short when tragedy strikes. Convinced that Nico Carter is responsible for ripping her world apart, Precious' sole purpose for living is to make him pay in blood. The street life that she left behind calls her name as Precious wreaks havoc on anyone who stands in her way of getting revenge. While on her path of destruction, new enemies arise and old friends resurface, complicating Precious plans to bring Nico down. But soon she realizes that everything isn't what it seems. Will the dark road Precious travels finally lead to her own demise once and for all?
The bitch is back, part 3 : a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Precious Cummings has left her life on the streets and now has a husband, daughter, and an estate in Beverly Hills, but when a felon, who had raped her in the past, escapes from prison and sets out to destroy her new life, she uses her former street tactics to defend her family
Female hustler : a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
"Angel is the daughter of Nico Carter, the one that wasn't born with a silver spoon in her mouth. Instead of inheriting a life of luxury, she lived hers in poverty. But being the child of a notorious Kingpin, Angel has the spirit of a hustler running through her blood. She uses those skills to change her destiny. Because all Angel sees, is the money."-- From back cover
Drake : a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
"In the mean streets of Philadelphia, everyone is not cut out for living that cold, calculating thug life. Drake, a man who believes he has the game all figured out, has to learn the hard way, that no matter how much money you're making, the takers can get taken. Cindy, an ambitious hustler, pushes her way through the ranks, wanting nothing less than to control the lucrative drug trade in Philly. But will her thirst to be the ultimate boss cost Cindy her life? Prepare yourself for this gripping street tale, in the gut wrenching story of Drake."--Back cover
Last bitch standing : a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
In the final installment of the bitch series, Precious Cummings only has one agenda and that is to destroy her most conniving enemy yet, Maya. There is no doubt in Precious' mind that she can shut it down. The only problem is locating her nemesis, who has disappeared with her husband, Supreme and daughter, Aaliyah. As Precious fights to not only win the battles but the war, she is determined to be the last bitch standing--P. [4] of cover
Ride wit' me : a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Dalvin lives in Chicago and his family runs the streets, then he meets Mercedes, can they hold on to their love despite their parents and the streets
Boss bitch by Joy Deja King( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Aaliyah Mills Carter sits in jail facing 1st degree murder charges. As she waits for her day in court her fate becomes more uncertain. Precious is struggling to keep her marriage intact and prove her daughter's innocence but when a drug war erupts she has to take control of her father's business. With an unknown enemy trying to destroy the family empire and take the throne, Precious has to resort to her survival tactics in order to come out on top. Can mother and daughter get past their differences and unite as one or will they stay at odds and risk having their loved ones torn apart?--Publisher's description
Dirty little secrets by Joy Deja King( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Tyler Blake grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Her mother left her father for a man who provided them a better life. He treats Tyler like a princess, and she grows up with a warped self-image and an unrealistic view of relationships. When Tyler breaks up with her high-school boyfriend for a more dangerous college student, she sacrifices her self-worth. After graduating from high school, she moves to New York to fulfill her dreams of becoming a movie star and of finding a man who will love her unconditionally
Hooker to housewife by Joy Deja King( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Tyler Blake is off to Hollywood, the newest starlet of Tinsel Town, with a wonderful man by her side. Unfortunately that man is married, and she once again crosses paths with controlling T-Roc. When Tyler thinks her life can't get any more complicated, she falls in love with Andre Jackson. He has it all--money, fame, movie star looks, and the bad boy reputation that Tyler vowed to avoid. But more than that Andre has Chantal Morgan, long term girlfriend and mother of his child, who is determined to go from hooker to housewife. Has Tyler finally met her match?
Queen bitch by Joy Deja King( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
With the cards stacked against her, Precious has to gamble it all and use the only weapon she has left--her street savvy brains to outwit the most dangerous enemies she's encountered yet. In this game where the winner takes all, who will come out on top--the mentor or the protégé? Because there can only be one Queen Bitch
Bitch : the beginning-- a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
Precious Cummings came from nothing but was determined to have it all. Using her most deadly weapons - undeniable beauty, body and street savvy brains, Precious sets out to change the cards that she had been dealt. After meeting Nico Carter, a man who can help her achieve her goals, virtually overnight she is on her way. Precious quickly transforms from Project Chick to Hood Queen and is determined to hold on to her position even if it means crossing the man who made it possible. Set on revenge, Precious gambles it all in her quest to gain everything. Just when she believes the dice have rolled in her favor, Precious has to answer for the web of deceit that she has set in motion
Trife life to lavish. a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Nichelle feels betrayed and alone as she wonders what happened to her man Renny and if her best friend Tierra is dead or alive. As she fights through the turmoil, she is more determined than ever to locate the brother she never knew she had, Genesis, but will the calculating and ruthless Arnez stand in her way? Genesis is still a broken man after losing his wife on their wedding day. The ever so loyal CoCo is right by his side trying to mend his broken heart, but she is not sure if he is interested in what she is offering. Things get further complicated when Genesis begins to focus all his attention on finding what happened to his long lost sister Genevieve. But as Genesis gets closer to the truth, chaos erupts. Precious has always tried to be in control of her own destiny, but she was dealt a card that turned her already shaky relationship with Supreme upside down. As she struggles to keep her family intact, it seems impossible with Nico constantly lurking in the background. Things become further complicated when secrets become revealed, and their loyalty is tested. Quentin Jacobs is loved by many and hated by few. But the one person's love he wants more than anything is that of his daughter Precious. Quentin will not be deterred, and as he begins to make headway, Precious gives him an ultimatum: it's either me or Maya. Who will he choose?
Trife life to lavish by Joy Deja King( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Tierra Thompson has a chip on her shoulder and an ax to grind. She was born in the hood, and at twenty-one she has grown tired of calling it home. After hustling and being hustled by the dealers around the way, the hard truth is setting in and Tierra has to decide if she is willing to sell her soul to escape the grittiness of the streets. Nichelle Martin and Tierra have been best friends since childhood and used to be partners in crime until Nichelle lucked up and became wifey to Renaldo Renny ONeal. Renny is known in the borough of Queens, as being the man who is making all the paper. With Nichelle s new upgraded status, her lifestyle is in stark contrast to the one formerly shared with her best friend Tierra. Escaping the grimy projects that her man now reigns over is proving to be bittersweet for Nichelle. In the hood, with street fame comes greed and jealousy. The need to remain on top, births the most trivial behavior. Can these two best friends keep their bond since childhood intact as both set out to go from Trife Life To Lavish?
Stackin' paper : a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Genesis dominates the Philadelphia hood, until he catches a break and takes the drug game to Atlanta. The allure of the game has a frim grip on him, until he meets and falls in love with pampered princess Talisa
Diamond playgirls by Daaimah S Poole( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Living on separate floors of a Harlem brownstone, four professional women--Dior, Tamara, Chloe, and Mona-Lisa--discover that they have a lot in common as they search for love, success, and the finer things in life on Valentine's Day
Rich or famous : rich because you can buy fame : a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
After he meets Dior, a woman who craves fame more than love, Lorenzo sets out to see if he can convince her that his great wealth can satisfy all her desires and that his riches could ultimately be used to get them both what they desperately seek
Mafia princess. a novel by Joy Deja King( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
"Semaj battles to survive, fight for love and faces the price of betrayal. Will she come out on top or has her nine lives finally ran out?"--Page 4 of cover
 
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King, Deja
King, Deja 1978-
King, Joy 1978-
King, Katina 1978-
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