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Publisher's Summary

All that glitters isn't gold in this new compelling tale of love, money, and divorce gone wrong from award-winning and number one Essence best-selling author ReShonda Tate Billingsley.

Most people think that money is the key to happiness, but when an ecstatic Nina Lawson wins millions in the Powerball lottery, her world is turned upside down. 

At first, she and her fiance, Rick, are delighted with the unexpected windfall and immediately begin planning their future. Soon, family members and friends begin coming out of the woodwork to claim a piece of Nina's winnings. But the most unexpected request comes from Todd, Nina's ex-husband. 

He and his fiancee, Pam (with whom he had the affair that ended their marriage), reveal that the paperwork making Todd and Nina's divorce official was never filed...and she may be compelled to share half the money with her husband. As the situation begins to spiral out of control, Nina risks losing her heart and her newfound winnings to find out what really matters.

©2009 ReShonda Tate Billingsley (P)2019 Tantor

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All over the place

It was a good book but kind of all over the place. I wish we got more in depth with the the girlfriend and boyfriend. I would have love to know their thought process. Along with the Sister.

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Makes me think twice about playing the lottery

As always I enjoy Reshonda books. This book really showed the things people don't consider when they get extra money. As Biggie said, Mo Money, Mo Problems!

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Loved it!

This book was great, narrator was good when switching characters. Would recommend to a friend

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Never in a million years

I loved the story line and the twist. just when you thought you knew what would happen, things changed. makes you wonder.

Mo money mo problems.

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Love it

This was my first audiobook and I really enjoyed it. The narration brought each character to life. The storyline was on point. Reshonda is one of my favorite authors anyway. Can’t wait to hear more stories by this author.

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Great story line.

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Great story. Very nice story.

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Awesome!

This was a great story with twists and turns that had me speaking out loud as I listened! Great book!

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Loved it, couldn't put it down.

Have read all of her books, this is my first audio book. Very well written and narrated.

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Buy it!

Reshonda has did it again! This book is written with just enough of everything. Plot and twist. But this book.

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Great Read!

Entertaining from beginning to end. It was hard to stop listening until the end...Great book!