"Azucar Moreno drew me in with its sexy and contemporary narrative. It defies the idea of cultural segregation, and instead captures the essence of an ethnically diverse Detroit life. "
– Chris Webber, player for the NBA
"When someone writes and you really feel their words, that person is a great writer and storyteller. I really enjoyed reading this book -- it made me laugh, it made me horny and it made me cry. "
– Kima, formerly of musical group Total
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After the success of Azucar Moreno, author Shelley Halima follows up with Los Morenos -- the eagerly anticipated story of cousins Nikki and Rosie Moreno. Raised together like sisters, cousins Nikki and Rosie Moreno have remained steadfastly loyal to one another through much tragedy and heartache. However, Nikki leaves Rosie in their hometown of Detroit to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles. With success and the comfort of her soul mate Mario, Nikki has it all -- except for Rosie. When...
Writer, lyricist, and poet Shelley Halima was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, and raised in Detroit, Michigan, where she currently resides. She is the author of Azucar Moreno and Los Morenos. Visit her website at www.shelleyhalima.com.