JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Nicki Monroe & Jessica Barrow-Smith, author of Desperate
(Nevaeh Publishing LLC)
Angelique and Chris have always had enough to get by, and then some. They came out of poverty. Now that they have a plush lifestyle, they swear they’re never going back.
That’s put to the test when they both suddenly get laid off from their high-paying jobs. Money’s tight, but so is Angelique’s bod. Out of desperation, she becomes a stripper.
It pays off: Angelique saves her home from foreclosure, and she’s able to keep her “night job” secret from her husband—for a while. But Chris, working for a pittance as a car detailer, can’t help noticing that his wife is bringing home a lot more bread than he is. Soon enough, the desperate Chris has his own secret job—as a male escort!
But you can only keep a secret for so long…
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Desperate?
Nicki Monroe: I came up with the idea for Desperate after the bottom fell out of the economy and so many people were losing jobs and foreclosing on Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Nicki Monroe and Jessica Barrow-Smith, author of Desperate