Between Lovers by Eric Jerome Dickey

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With each new novel, Eric Jerome Dickey has established himself as one of the freshest and most exciting writers on America's contemporary fiction scene. His latest book is no exception. Set in the San Francisco Bay area, Between Lovers brings together three irresistible characters. The novel's narrator—a Los Angeles-based writer—is still reeling from being dumped by Nicole after seven good years followed by an aborted trip to the altar. Nicole grew up during their time together, and changed—she became a successful career woman, moved north to Oakland, and fell in love with another woman. But she's still not satisfied. She likes what she has, but misses what she had, and wants to find out if she can have it all. She's playing with fire, not to mention the feelings of the two people who love her most in the world, but Nicole lures her former fiancé back into her new life, opening the floodgates of anger, passion, pain...and refreshing honesty. How these three fascinating people handle this unusual and complex love triangle makes for one of Dickey's most provocative and unforgettable novels.
 

About Eric Jerome Dickey

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ERIC JEROME DICKEY is the author of sixteen novels, eleven of which have been New York Times bestsellers. Also the author of a six-issue miniseries of comic books for Marvel featuring the X-Men’s Storm, Dickey lives on the road and rests in Southern California.
 
Published May 6, 2003 by Signet. 388 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The unnamed narrator of this hip cautionary tale is still in love with Nicole, regardless that she literally left him at the altar, moved to Oakland from their home in L.A., and is now involved with a woman named Ayanna.

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While his somewhat shallow emotional portrait of Nicole might not fully convince readers that she's worth all the trouble she causes, at the same time he manages to demonstrate just how blind and blissfully numbing true love can be.

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Examiner

“I’ve been a fan since Friends and Lovers, and his newer work is even better than the older ones.” This book will shock and surprise the reader.

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APOOO Bookclub

Between Lovers is a story that one either loves or hates;

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