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Pride and Consequence

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Could they begin again?

Zakira loves her man, Malik, more than life itself. His prowess in the bedroom is rivaled only by his talent in the kitchen. The successful restaurant they run is as satisfying as their passionate marriage. But when devastating illness strikes Malik, his stubborn pride becomes their undoing. He leaves her...

Devastated, Zakira dedicates herself to Mal
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ebook, 288 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Harlequin Enterprises
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D.lee
Jan 21, 2012 D.lee rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It took me two years to read this book and when I finally read it, I was a bit disappointed.
It was okay, but I wasn't really impressed with Malik and Zakira's story. Malik was too selfish and self-serving. Although, Ms Washington tried to make the reader understand Malik's reason for doing what he did, it still didn't wash with me. After he made the most selfish decision, left and then came back, he expected Zaki to drop everything and welcome him back with open arms. I was not convince he ever
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Shawnette
Can Love Be Recaptured?!!

This is the first novel I've read by Ms. Washington, and she really MAKES YOU FEEL and THINK throughout this novel. It is a sweet, passionate, yet often sad love story. Ladies, what could be worse than a proud man?!! How 'bout a married man FULL of pride! A husband that selfishly pushes his wife a way in his time of sickness. Malik and Zakira Badu, are deeply in love and living a good life, until Malik develops a serious health issue. Malik lets pride and his over-protec
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AlTonya Washington has been a romance novelist for 12 years. She's the winner of two Romantic Times Magazine Reviewer's Choice Awards and recently won the Romance Slam Jam EMMA Award for Best Steamy Romance of 2014. She lives in North Carolina and works as a College Reference Librarian.

She began her writing career with BET's Arabesque imprint and now writes traditionally for Harlequin's Kimani Rom
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