Check Mate [NOOK Book]

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LIFE IS LIKE CHESS. MAKE YOUR MOVES WITH CAUTION.

North State University has just hired their newest professor. Dionne Harper can't wait to start her assignment. Her unemployed husband is reluctantly along for the ride. They escape the New York city life and head south to small town Grandridge, located in ...
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Overview

LIFE IS LIKE CHESS. MAKE YOUR MOVES WITH CAUTION.

North State University has just hired their newest professor. Dionne Harper can't wait to start her assignment. Her unemployed husband is reluctantly along for the ride. They escape the New York city life and head south to small town Grandridge, located in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. In Grandridge, the right circle of friends means everything...

BUT WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GET TOO CLOSE?

Professor Harper fits into high class society, while Andre fights assimilation with firm resolve and flirts with deception. Their turbulent marriage is already falling apart when Andre crosses the line for the last time. Trust is a thing of the past. His interaction with an audacious new neighbor sparks a retaliation neither of them could imagine.

WHO DO YOU RUN TO IN A TOWN WITH NO RULES?

The community's most powerful citizen teams up with his pool of well-connected friends to teach outsider Andre Harper a lesson he'll never forget. On and off campus strong allegiances are formed. Professor Dionne Harper must choose to align herself with the town’s upper elite or trust her husband one last time.

CHOOSE WRONG AND THE RESULTS COULD BE DEADLY....
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Editorial Reviews

Lousette Taylor
This is a well written fast paced story with a bit of mystique that has you wanting to know what happens next.Checkmate is my first and only book I've read by RL Taylor and has piqued my interest in reading more by this writer.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012702739
  • Publisher: RL Taylor
  • Publication date: 1/16/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 220
  • Sales rank: 371,780
  • File size: 111 KB

Meet the Author

RL's journey to become one of the country's best loved authors is just beginning. His debut release has received high praise from every remote corner of the country. In 2009 he sent shockwaves through the literary world by receiving 5 Shades of Romance Magazine Readers Choice Awards including; Romance Book of the Year, Fiction Book of the Year, and New Author of the Year.

In his spare time he enjoys cooking foreign cuisine, listening to smooth jazz, and sipping on a little known microbrew. This man is unafraid to stand out in a crowd full of followers and blaze a new path of literary excellence.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2012

    Boring

    Weak


    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2013

    Great Book

    Excellent book. Short story and definitely wort the time. You won't be disappointed

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2011

    Enjoyable

    A nice change from the Ghetto Urban Books. Reminder that all people have the ability to be crazy, rich or broke!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    Great story

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 1, 2011

    v Very Good Read!

    Loved it! Takes you through som of the struggles that success brings!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2011

    Luv2Read!

    love the ending!

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  • Posted August 7, 2011

    Very good Read!!!

    It was a short read, but a very good read for the price. It keep me reading and guessing until the end. I would highly recommend this book.

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  • Posted May 31, 2011

    Good read

    The story line was interesting, however, it appears it was written on a iphone. That in itsel was distracting. I am not sure why it had all the check mates throughout the story.

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  • Posted April 7, 2011

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    Decent Read

    I purchased this book because it was only $.99 on my Kindle App. My expectations were not high. How wrong I was. I really enjoyed the book. RL Taylor developed his characters very well and the plot as not a hill but it still was decent to keep me reading.

    I did find a few grammatical errors but nothing that took away from the story line or the character.

    I'm going to purchase the papercopy to add to my collection and also make notes in the book from reading it on my Kindle App.

    I am recommending this book to my friends.

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  • Posted April 3, 2011

    i loved it!

    Dionne's relationship reminds me of mine. this book put alot in perspective gor me. i could really relate. can't wait to see what's next. very good ending. what a surprise.

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  • Posted February 13, 2011

    Recommended - Good Read

    This book was pretty interesting. This is my third book read by RL Taylor and I haven't been disappointed yet. It a short book, but it kept me reading.

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