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Spain, Susan

Works: 77 works in 314 publications in 1 language and 9,710 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Erotic fiction  Young adult works  Suspense fiction  Romance fiction  Christian fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PS3554.I319, 813.54
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Publications about Susan Spain
Publications by Susan Spain
Most widely held works by Susan Spain
In sheep's clothing by Mary Monroe( file )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Trudy Bell lives with her aging father, works in his downtown liquor store, and has dated the same dull man for 10 years. Hoping to spice up her life, she takes a new job with the Bon Voyage Travel Agency. Yet, her boss, the posh, successful Ann Oliver, alternately berates and compliments her. Armed with Ann's credit card, envy for her glamorous lifestyle, and a taste for revenge, Trudy begins a downward spiral that could end up costing her more than just her job
Sister, sister by Eric Jerome Dickey( file )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
Three beautiful young women look for the good life in the bright lights of L.A
Love on the line by Laura Castoro( file )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
Recently widowed, Thea has become a successful business woman and is now rekindling a love affair with a former star athlete-turned pastor. Meanwhile, Jesse struggles with her mixed race heritage as she tries to fit in at college
When you dance with the devil by Gwynne Forster( file )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 632 libraries worldwide
Starting a new life in the Thank the Lord Boarding House, a place that houses "misguided souls," Jolene discovers that she is not alone when she meets Richard Peterson, a high-powered businessman disillusioned by romance and material success
Angels watching over me by Michael R Phillips( file )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
"Before the war, Rosewood Plantation is large and prosperous. During the war years, women and slaves struggle to keep it running. But in the bloody days following the Northern victory, a marauding band of Union soldiers ravages Rosewood. Katie, the master's young daughter, and Mayme, a slave girl, are the only survivors of the carnage."--Container
Brass ankle blues by Rachel M Harper( file )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 567 libraries worldwide
Nellie, whose black skin and blonde hair have always made her feel like an outsider, feels more out of place than when she was younger. Her parents are working on a divorce. She's stuck in a car on a road trip with her dark-skinned dad and her white, sassy cousin Jess. Things couldn't be worse--then the Volvo catches fire. As Nellie struggles to come to terms with her parents' separation, she is finally able to define herself in her own terms, finding both friendship and love in places least expected
Rooftop diva : a novel of triumph after Katrina by D. T Pollard( file )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
After losing her grandmother, her home, and all her worldly posessions in Hurricane Katrina, Monique Deveraux has all but given up on life. Then at an evacuee shelter, a wealthy woman takes her in and introduces her to a billionaire businessman. But something is lurking in the shadows that could take it all away again
The other side by Jacqueline Woodson( file )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they sit on the fence that divides their town
Pleasure by Eric Jerome Dickey( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Nia is a woman that has it all, but is driven by the desire for more. Nia decides to become more sexually active, but soon discovers that pleasure does not come without pain
Notorious by Kiki Swinson( file )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
A criminal lawyer working in Miami, Yoshi skips town when the pressure cooker of her job threatens to turn deadly. But after landing in Norfolk, Virginia, Yoshi quickly realizes she better watch her back when she witnesses a drug dealer committing murder
Decadence by Eric Jerome Dickey( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Four years have passed since the events of Pleasure, and Nia's success as a writer has grown, bringing her from Atlanta to Los Angeles. But she remains on a quest to quiet her inner storm, to draw on her well of emotions and explore them fully before leaving this season of her life and moving on to what could be the next stage: marriage and motherhood. Drawn to an exclusive pleasure palace, where patrons try on roles as they actively shun their respective realities, Nia's ability to balance truth and fantasy becomes increasingly blurred. What has happened to the compartments she has so carefully created for the different aspects of her life? Will her relationship with the mysterious, often unavailable Prada survive the countless temptations? Will her successful literary career be given over to impulse indulgence? Does decadence know any bounds? Nia's past comes back to mingle with her present and her staid public persona clashes with her fantasy life of decadence
The hatwearer's lesson : a novel by Yolanda Joe( file )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Terri Mills' star is on the rise. A smart and ambitious lawyer engaged to a successful man, she has escaped her small-town roots and hopes to never look back. But then her man is unfaithful. Grandma Ollie knows something is wrong when her pen runs out of ink as she tries to enter Terri's engagement in her bible. Before long, Terri returns to Arkansas and Grandma Ollie, where she absorbs plenty of sage wisdom and struggles to cope with her upturned life
After Tupac & D Foster : a novel by Jacqueline Woodson( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
When D Foster walks into Neeka and her best friend's lives, their world opens up. D doesn't have a 'real' mom constantly telling her what to do, and the girls envy her independence. But D wants nothing more than to feel connected, and the three girls form a tight bond, and a passion for the music of Tupac Shakur
It's a thin line by Kimberla Lawson Roby( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Story of three siblings who must care for their ailing mother and keep their lives in tact
Satin nights by Karen E. Quinones Miller( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Thirty-something writer Regina lives in Harlem with her four-year-old daughter. And no matter what she does, drama follows her wherever she goes. Her world is thrown for a loop when shady Little Joe re-enters her life looking for some action. Unfortunately, her lingering feelings for her Congressman ex-husband aren't helping either. But Regina's not the only one with issues. Her best friends Tamika, Yvonne and Puddin' are all dealing with no-account men of their own. Drawing strength from one another, these four women keep it real on the streets of New York City
Redeeming waters by Vanessa Davis Griggs( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
When her husband gets a job with David, a gospel megastar, Brianna, a lonely young wife seeking solace in religious studies, finds a connection with David that causes her to question her faith, fidelity, and the sovereignty of God
Breakout by Paul Fleischman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
17-year-old Del is in a hurry to leave Los Angeles. But on the day of her escape, she's stopped short--by a day-long traffic jam. While she passes time meeting and entertaining fellow travelers, the novel bounces forward 8 years to opening night of her one-woman show about a day spent in gridlock. Could the show reveal that a day wasted in traffic is anything but?
The deal, the dance, and the devil by Victoria Christopher Murray( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Winner of the African American Literary Award for Fiction, Essence bestselling author Victoria Christopher Murray delivers a cautionary tale about debt and the dangers of an overly tempting offer. Married at 17, Adam and Evia Langston have worked their way up from rags to riches. But as they are enjoying all the trappings of their success, a financial downturn leaves them teetering on the brink of disaster. And that's when Evia's boss makes the Langstons a fivemillion dollar offer they can't refuse
The middle sister by Bonnie J Glover( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Pamela is the second of three sisters who are trying to keep their lives together after their mother kicks their father out of the house. Pamela has an imaginary guide, a character from the television show Kung Fu, to help her and advise her when times turn tough. She also has her sisters, who live one another enough to patch the family together once their mother's health begins to fail. But Pamela's quest is her own--ans she will keep searching to find what will make her happy and her life complete
Shifting through neutral by Bridgett M Davis( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Rae Dodson has no one to count on. Even as a very young child, she knows her mother is waiting to be swept away to a more exotic life. Her father has chronic migraines and does not have the energy to care for her. When Rae is just nine years old, tragedy strikes and her whole world is turned upside down
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