The World In Reverse
Latrivia S Nelson
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Italian heartthrob Nicola Agosto was Memphis' most eligible bad boy seven years ago, but after falling in love with local college beauty queen, Ivy Winters, he settled down and started a beautiful family. Now as a father of four and a loving husband, he has ascended up the ranks of the Memphis Police Department and positioned himself as a dependable and trustworthy top cop. However, he is known for protecting his officers and not taking anything off criminals, a trait that will not bode well for him in the near future. When four children are found raped and murdered, Nicola is the first person assigned to the high profile case, tapped personally by the brass. Partnered with a new age bad boy, Luke Johnson, and determined to solve the case, he stumbles on a conspiracy so big until the men responsible have no choice but to set him up and get him out of the picture. Caught on camera beating a black suspect who threatens his family with the same fate as the four dead children, Nicola goes from Memphis' most beloved police officer to public enemy number one. He's accused of being a racist and charged with abusing his power. Put on suspension pending an investigation, he is faced with losing the only job that he's ever known as well as his freedom. Realizing that even without a badge, Nicola could be a problem, The Three Wise Men, the conspirers behind the elaborate plot, now want more than Nicola's badge; they also want his life. With nowhere to turn and bound by promises he refuses to break, Nicola turns to his sworn enemy, Russian crime boss Dmitry Medlov. And it's just time to save him and his family from being brutally murdered. A favor for a favor grants Nicola the man and firepower he needs finally solve the case, but it also forces him to go against everything that he's ever stood for. Read interracial romance author Latrivia Nelson's latest bestselling crime novel about one man's journey through grit, grime, pain and sacrifice to protect the only people he will ever love in Ivy's Twisted Vine's sequel, The World in Reverse.
“No, I want to help,” she said, looking at him in the mirror. “I’ll be fine. I promise. We don’t have much time.” She willed herself to pull herself together. Twenty-five minutes later, Boris was back at the door waiting for them. Escorting them quietly through the hallway, he heard one of the twin boys ask about the guns under his arms. Ivy quickly hushed him and grabbed his hand. Taking them downstairs, he led them to the informal dining area where Dmitry sat reading a newspaper. Royal
and disappeared into the factory. “Bring who here?” Nicola asked. “You’ll see,” Dmitry said. Not wanting to waste anytime, Dmitry got to the business that he had come for. “Each man here has a purpose. I’ve only used police officers as using my men could present a bigger problem for me later. Cory will access any records that you need. Magnelli will help keep the MPD off your ass for as long as possible. Sorrello will help with an Intel regarding a federal investigation that could come
house. Let her get a bath, some clothes, and food and then Gazelle, the girl who runs the house, will put her back on a commercial plane to Oklahoma. Don’t forget to get your precious jump drive from her,” Vasily said, headed back towards the house. He was absolutely exhausted. All he wanted was something to eat and a bed for himself. But Anatoly quickly stopped him. “Turn around. You’re going with him,” Anatoly said, stepping in front of Vasily. “You did a good job, and I appreciate it, but
with bloody handprints found in the debris told the story that everyone wanted to know. They had pulled the prints off the pistol and discovered that it was one of their own that had cracked the case. A huge favor to the local municipal law enforcement had paid for the weapon to be handed over to the MPD and ultimately lost in transport. Now, he was responsible for fixing things and preparing tomorrow for Carmen Magnelli’s funeral. Scratching through his notes as he thought of how to put
aged, caramel-skinned black man who had worked his way from selling beer for a national brewery to forming his own brewery in less than ten years. Ivy was responsible for vetting him and finally getting him to sign the contract that sat in front of him and his lawyers now. He was a bit militant and completely against going with a white/Jewish firm, but Ivy had sealed the deal. He liked her as soon as he met her. She had ambition and passion - two things he would need to make his campaign work.