Although not one of my favorite reads by EDJ & I say this as a fan it is still a 5* read. The title Before we Were Wicked is a prelude to the title Bad Men and Wicked Women. I read the latter titled book so I was anxious to read this book and see where Ken Swift got his start in the enforcer business. The prelude had the same cast as the previous: Ken Swift, Jake Ellis, and Jimi Lee. I have to admit the first half of the book threw me off it was very heavy on love scenes. I g
I've been wanting to read this book for a while so last week I finally purchased it, before reading it I scrolled through some of the reviews to see what others thought of the title. A lot of people commented that he was super heavy on Black/white aspect of the character or "too woke" so I went in reading with a grain of salt.
Right from the jump, he hits you in the face with a lot of consciousness and I'm cool with that but as the story goes on I can see why some would fee
Eric Jerome Dickey is one of my favorite authors and without sounding bias Thieves Paradise is an excellent addition to his roster. I am late to the party with this title but was pleased to find out that this is where characters from other titles originated (Scamz, Sierra & Arizona). The story moved at a comfortable pace he and did a great job at showing action and consequence. Overall great read! #contemporaryurbanfiction #africanamericanurbanfiction #contemporaryamericanfic