About The Author
K. Nikki Gardner was born on June 6, 1976 in Harlem, New
York City. She began writing short stories at the age of 4.
Gardner began her first novel, ‘A Lesson Not Forgotten’, in
the year of 1998. It began as a diary expressing her
involvement in a previous abusive relationship and developed
into a novel. From there, Gardner created 4 other novels, one
being a sequel. In 2007, Gardner finally self-published one of
her novels, ‘Between A Rock And A Hard Place’, under her
company Harlem’s Jewel Production, in which she is also a DJ
and events planner with her partner Mr. Kemp. Her novels
involve all relationships – those with the people in your life
and the deep relationship you have with yourself. Her novels
help her readers understand that love doesn’t always end
happily ever after, that friends may even be your enemy, or
worse – you may be your own worse enemy. But through all
adversity, there is always hope. Enjoy and become involved in
Gardner’s roller coaster novels that include betrayal, suspense
and erotica that’ll keep you turning the pages.
Between A Rock And Hard Placeby K. Nikki Gardner
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Meet the crew: Darius, a.k.a D-Rock, is a rising rap artist and a well known cheater who’s engaged to his pregnant high school sweetheart. They are involved in a relationship based on lack of trust and intimacy in which they both are trying to mend with little effort. There is his entourage – Tammy, the Public Relations and stylist who is a promiscuous lesbian and addict with a dark, childhood secret; Dave, the no-nonsense manager and Jevon, a.k.a DJ Chem, who is struggling with his brother stealing his mother’s fortune. The crew is adjusting to managing their independent label, fast growing fame, fortune, trials and tribulations that come along with it. During this journey, they meet a malicious video model, Radiance, who is introduced to them by Tammy. From that point, their world starts crumbling down.
Each individual faces their own demons, betrayal begins to brew in the group and many secrets come to light in which Radiance finds out once she temps for the group and also from a trusty source. Radiance uses this information to bribe Darius and if he doesn’t comply, she will take her information to the media for her own fame and fortune. Will Darius give in to her demands? Or will his fans, as well as his fiancé, find out about his and his crew dirty past and lifestyle, which may damage their career as well as his relationship?
While this decision is being made, Radiance faces death for her maliciousness and has to choose between fortune or death. Will she die for fame or realize it’s not worth it? In the process, the group learns to keep their friends close and their enemies closer. Radiance learns to be careful what she wishes for.
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