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"If angels wear Vicki's and the devil wears Prada, I guess I was a taste of heaven & hell back then, because King had completely turned daddy's little angel into a hell of a rider...."

My name is Kennedy Desiree Carter. I met the love of my life, Damion "King" Carter, five years ago. Back then, you would not have been able to convince me of the way that he would change my life, in good ways and bad. I was a good girl; on my way to college with a high GPA and big dreams of becoming a child psychologist. Yet, as soon as I met King, I also dreamed of being the best rider that any street nigga had ever seen. I was a good girl with a bad boy fetish, and King was the ultimate bad boy that came to love me in ways that I had never felt before.

They say ride or die is the highest level of loyalty that you will find in a person, and King had found that in me; even though it eventually meant my own suffering. Yet, the suffering never fazed me because I knew that we loved each other. Some would say too much, and I couldn't argue with that because loving him sent me to a place that I thought I would never be, all because he put his trust in the wrong people.

Every dope boy needs to realize that sometimes the realest person on his team is his girl, and King found that out the hard way.

©2015 Jessica Watkins (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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  • HelloKitty99
  • 13-12-19

Voice is everything

I began to listen to the book and the voice did not match the story. I appeared as someone who was not ethnic telling a story they can not relate to. I bought the whole series however I can not listen to it so I am going to return all of them. Unfortunate, I am sure the story is good however the voice is everything for an audio book. It has to be believable.

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  • Monica Stepherson
  • 01-01-20

Irritating lead female voice over

I love the books by Jessica N. Watkins. However, I was really aggravated by the female’s voice reading this book. My perception was that this is an urban story so I was shocked to hear European sound of the female reading. It was hard to hear her voice saying words like the N word. It affected the authenticity of the story for me. If Miranda Jay will be reading the other books (the sequels), I will not be listening. It was fragmented hearing the male voice and then switching to her voice...I struggled through the novel but I would have enjoyed more reading the book myself. I love your books Jessica N. Watkins!!

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  • Nakisha R. Boulware Watts
  • 30-11-19

Great series but the narration😞

Miranda’s voice is awful. It’s a fake ghetto drawl that takes away for the story. Patrick’s voice is great. Great storyline but needs better narration

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  • Jessica Aiken
  • 21-01-20

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Sorry , Iove all your books and performances but this one I can’t get into . The narrator is horrible and doesn’t fit the part .

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  • Shawn B
  • 18-01-20

Kennedy's character narration was AWFUL...

SHOULDVE USED A DIFFERENT FEMALE TO NARRATE. SHE WAS AWFUL. GREAT SERIES THO. LOOKING FORWARD TO BOOK 2

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  • Cydney Terry
  • 16-01-20

Not a fan of female voices

Great story line but I just don’t care for the voices of Kennedy, Siren or Jada. They sound forced, like they’re trying to be hard. Especially when they say nigga...need a more ethnic voice for these roles. Otherwise great book!

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  • JASMINE
  • 06-01-20

Narrator voice is fucking awful!!!!

I love her books! The book is amazing but her voice doesn’t match your cover. It is horrible!

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  • blahhhh
  • 23-03-21

Reader was a terrible Choice

The reader was a terrible choice. For this African American author I totally unappreciated having a Caucasian reader constantly reading the word Nigga!!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 03-12-20

Great story horrible narration

Miranda Jay killed the entire audible book, and I don't mean that in a good way. Her voice didn't fit the characters and did the book a disservice. Patrick Stevens was ok. I only completed it bc I already read the book. Sorry to say, if she is narrating the series I will not purchase 😢 them on audible. Jacobi Diem & Cee Scott as narrators wld hv taken this story to the next level.

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  • Jessica
  • 25-08-20

Didn’t get past chapter 1

Horrible choice for a female narrator. I had to turn the book off because I couldn’t even get into the story.

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