Playing with Fire (Hardcover)
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In this, page-turning prequel to the Playing Dirty and Notorious duology, national bestselling author Kiki Swinson never lets up with her high-octane depictions of striving and scheming in the Dirty South, taking readers on a wild ride to the early days of Yoshi Lomax, when she was an ambitious law student making her way in the privileged circles of academia…
The perfect edge...
Brilliant, calculating, and reckless, Yoshi hungers to be a great lawyer, to make a difference—and to make her hard-working mother proud. But her prestigious law school is a rigged system of overwhelming work and hostile professors. On the outs with her best friend, and on the verge of flunking out, she soon finds a shortcut that could make all her dreams come true.
The perfect elite...
The school’s wealthiest students live in a world where they make their own rules, are born into priceless connections, and enjoy endless entitlement. And Yoshi wastes no time infiltrating their privileged circle, learning their ways, adopting their bad habits—and getting much too close.
The perfect trap...
Until Yoshi discovers that every little lie, dirty secret, and easy betrayal is hiding a secret even she isn’t willing to keep. Now with everything she cares about on the line, she must make a wrenching choice that could cost her more than her life . . .
About the Author
Kiki Swinson is the national bestselling author of over 30 novels and short stories. A star of the street lit genre—crime novels in an urban setting—Swinson’s works feature resilient women making tough, and sometimes not quite legal, decisions to survive. Her novels, inspired by her experiences and a five-year stint in federal prison, have sold over 1 million copies. She completed her first novel while incarcerated and her second novel, Wifey, became the first book in one of today's best-selling street lit series. A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, and a former hustler's wife, Swinson resides in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Visit her online at KikiSwinson.net.