This is the third of Meesha’s new trilogy featuring three wifeys from three different hoods and is a loose play on the popular ”Real  Housewives ” franchise.  This time it’s all about Sophie “Suga” Alvarez, business minded and devoted wifey of a man whom she wants nothing more than to let go of his illegal hustle.  Plus, she is nearly crushed when she discovers the explosive secret connection between her father and her ex-bestfriend –Luscious from Real Wifeys: Get Money!



January 1, 2013 | Simon & Schuster/Touchstone

“A well laid out plot spiced with wild sex moves Mink’s story right along.
Readers will keep turning pages to see if Suga succeeds as she moves towards
redemption. Mink’s books are the real deal.” — Library Journal, Word on Street Lit on Real Wifeys: Hustle Hard

“Mink’s energy and grit mak it a fun read.” –Rakia Clark, Juicy Magazine on Real Wifeys: Hustle Hard

“Mink turns in another powerful story of women orbiting the hip-hop world…Luscious is both a villain and a heroine whom readers will embrace. Order in anticipation of high demand.” — Library Journal, Word on Street Lit  on Real Wifeys: Get Money



Official Release Date: Tuesday, January 1,  2013

Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Touchstone

Paperback:  ISBN-10:1451688970 | ISBN-13: 978-1451688979

Available Formats: Paperback, E-books, BlackExpressions Hardcover Edition


The final novel in the racy Real Wifeys series teems with crime, sex, and betrayal as Sophie “Suga” Alvarez confronts the demons of her past and gets pulled into a dangerous criminal lifestyle.
Suga Alvarez, who first appeared in Real Wifeys: Get Moneyas Luscious’s former best friend, is all about loving her man and making her money.Suga is the wifey of Dane, a man whose criminal lifestyle as a loan shark is in total contrast to her successful career in business. Dane swears to go legit before they get married, but when their house is raided, Suga has to decide between avoiding jail time by turning on him or standing by the man she loves. Things get more complicated when she steps in to run Dane’s business and has to use her book and street smarts to stay out of the line of fire.Meanwhile, when Suga learns the truth about her father’s criminal past, she uncovers a secret that will change her relationship with Luscious forever.Real Wifeys: Hustle Hard is the third and most explosive installment in a fierce, gritty series from one of today’s boldest voices in street lit.


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