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Forever a Hustler's Wife (A Hustler's Wife Series #2)

4.44 of 5 stars 4.44  ·  rating details  ·  2,137 ratings  ·  42 reviews
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 t
Paperback, 267 pages
Published April 10th 2007 by One World/Ballantine (first published January 1st 2007)
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Anita Dawson
Second installment of the Hustler series. Yarni and Des face more challenges of the street life, but make adjustments to become legit. Yarni is now an attorney and Des starts a church (wow). With so much death and destruction around them, they both tire of the game and make changes to live right. But you can't do dirt and not expect your past to catch up with you...
I'm not going to sugar coat this review. The book made no sense whatsoever. First of all, the chances of a 15 year old girl captivating the mind of a seasoned hustler is not believable. Then he meets her mother to ask her for permission to date her in full hustle gear, with a hustle mobile parked on the curb... I think not. Granted, the book is fictionally characterized, but the writer seems to try to base the theme on the realities of "the game." Not even close. It was the fairy tale version of ...more
Della kimble
After spending 10 years in prison for a crime that he did not commit Des recieves a pardon and is back home with Yarni, who is now a big time lawyer who defends minority men who are caught up in the wrath of society. they are now expecting a new edition to the family. Des goes back to the streets and hustling to provide for his family. but after a brush with death he decides to find a new hustle. this new hustle guarantees him money power and respect and is somewhat legit. he becomes a preacher. ...more
I read Forever a Hustler's Wife around X-mas time. I read it in two days, but I wasn't impressed with FAHW compared to Hustler's Wife. I think because everything was new in Hustlers Wife is what made it exciting. Don't get me wrong now FAHW will having you hanging on the edge of your seats, but only in certain situations. It has a slow start to me and didnt' really start getting intersting until the middle of the book. Out of Five Stars I give FAHW 3 1/2. Another note is you have to read Glamour ...more
May 20, 2011 Pearl rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: yes
I am giving this book 4.5 stars, it was a page turner from beginning to end. I must say that Yarni loved her husband Des and would do anything to show her support and love. It was fully of drama, but I loved how Yarni being a professional lawyer stood her ground as a sista married to a big time King Pin she knew when to be professional and when to keep it real. I really enjoy Nikki's writing style even though she had a lot of characters she made it flow and easy to read. I am looking for somethi ...more
Eva Leger
Oct 24, 2008 Eva Leger rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: urban fiction readers who've read A Hustler's Wife
Recommended to Eva by: myself
I likeed this sequel to A Hustler's Wife by Nikki Turner. I'd be lying if I said it was as fast paced as the first but it didn't bore me and I was interested. I loved the twist with Desi and Khadijah towards the end- I never saw that coming at all, even with the few sporadic clues thrown in that something was up with her. I really got into the characters of Des and Yarni from the very beginning so I'm sure that's why I sailed through the sequel so fast. The book was obviously left open for a thi ...more
Jasmine Boyd
Dec 03, 2010 Jasmine Boyd is currently reading it
This book is part two of 'A Hustlers Wife'. So far I am enjoying it a lot. Its a continuing story of a unlikely couple, and the drama they continue to face. Drama brought upon by unloyal workers, sheisty business partners, and bitter people. This couple is fighting to keep their relationship strong and together through it all. I'm hoping they can pull through.
I love Nikki Turner books, your storyline is always about some gansta romance drama, and I like the style she uses. Des, is a typical gansta, wanting the same thing most ganstas want. Money respect etc. He is the ideal example of how a man tries to get out of the hood and is faced with battles that pulled right back.

my favorite power couple is back. and even better my girl is a lawyer and she knows how to use her degree. if i could i would choke des lol im so mad that she did all what she had to do for all those years jus to turn around for him to locked up again smh. but once a hustler always hustler #teamyarnianddes
should have read the first one
Oct 22, 2009 C3.C3 added it
this book was about a guy who really had no life and he was a hustler. al he did was hustle people.. then finally one he notice that he had gotten hustle and that was when he finally notice that it is not right to hustle people.
This was a good had am interesting plot that I couldn't figure out as it unfolded (very rate for me).
The characters were believable as well. Based on the ending, I think there will be more to come.
Shar Rowe
good read found my self laughing at times.Gave this four star because I prefered book 1. Been reading the reviews on book 3 and there very mix, I hope i'm not dissapointed will be reading it next.
Danielle M
This book was better than the first one I think, but neither one of them were all of that to me some parts were really good and others I was about ready to skip past it but it was ok
this book was better than the first one but it was type boring in some chapters but it was good money...teens and over should read.
Sheena  at Hot Eats and Cool Reads
This was a good read, I didn't like it as well as A Hustler's Wife but can't wait to read the next in the series!
Another page turner from Ms. Turner. Loved it from beginning to end. Can't wait for the next one.
I read the first one and was blown away but this one was sooo slow and just all over the place.
I gotta read this in print instead of listening it to audio. I enjoyed this book. Gotta re-read.
Lesley Nowlin
Jan 13, 2013 Lesley Nowlin rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Urban Readers
This wasn't as good as the first, but still a pageturner. The ending was a little disappointing.
Love this book from beginning to end! Yarni is a good woman who stands by her man..
this book was amazing so im not going to say anything you just read it.
AWWW, this book was soo real that I can actually see the characters.
Terri Hazzard
This book has made me want to look for other books by this author.
♥ This Book Was Great! ♥ I HATE The Ending ♥ Is There A 3rd One? ♥
this book had me on pins and needles......I LOVED IT
Although I enjoyed this book, the first one was better.
I enjoyed this one more than the first installment
Jun 06, 2008 Raven added it
Recommends it for: ANYBODY
Recommended to Raven by: TEENAGE GURLS AND OLDER
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