Authors: Meesha Mink
is the bestselling and award-winning author of more than thirty books written under three names, including the critically acclaimed Real Wifeys series and the explosive Hoodwives trilogy, which she cowrote. She was born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, and lives in South Carolina.
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Also by Meesha Mink
The Real Wifeys Series
Real Wifeys: Hustle Hard
Real Wifeys: Get Money
Real Wifeys: On the Grind
The Bentley Manor Series
The Hood Life
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Kiss the ring : an urban tale / Meesha Mink.âFirst Touchstone trade paperback edition.
“A Touchstone book.”
1.Â African American womenâFiction. 2.Â RevengeâFiction. 3.Â GangsâFiction 4.Â Inner citiesâFiction. 5.Â Newark (N.J.)âFiction. I. Title.
ISBN 978-1-4767-5534-2 (ebook)