Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  Helen Davis, iNicholas Coe, iGeorge Cunningham, iBryon Smith, iBeverly Mahone, iArmineh Ohanian, iSky Purington, i

  Home > Literary Fiction > Books Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Elissa Gabrielle

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· News
· 4 Titles
· 1 Reviews
· Add to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Mar, 2006

Elissa Gabrielle, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Mom's Story, A Child Learns About MS
by Mary Nickum

Mom’s Story; A Child Learns About MS tells the story of a young girl who sees her mother with some frightening health problems and learns she has MS but she will not die ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
Just Folks: Earthy Tales of the Prairie Heartland
by Jerry Engler

Fiction short stories predominantly humor, irony, with some history, nostalgia and poignancy. Many are in rural settings. Earthy implies close to the earth..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Good to the Last Drop
by Elissa Gabrielle   

Share this with your friends on FaceBook
Books by Elissa Gabrielle
· Peace In The Storm
                >> View all


Literary Fiction



Copyright:  December 1, 2006

Fiction, Erotica, Fiction, General,
African American

Barnes &
Peace In The Storm Publishing
Elissa Gabrielle

 Elissa Gabrielle returns with her best release to date. A tantalizing debut novel filled with Tenderness, Treachery and Temptation.
What lengths will a woman go to for love?
What lengths will a woman take to keep love?
What secrets will be revealed?
What truths will unfold?
It’s been said that those closest to us can do the most damage.

In Good to the Last Drop, Elissa Gabrielle has crafted a hilarious, sensual and twisted tale that is based on the lives of newlywed college sweethearts, Amber and Khalil. Lost in a web of deceit, Khalil and Amber struggle to remain faithful…to themselves and each other. With a memorable cast of characters that come to life with every page, the story remains gritty, sensual and all too realistic. What roles will the characters play in this web of deception? Who can they trust? Shawn, the best friend and voice of reason. Aaliyah, the gorgeous, yet seductive fiancé’. Shayla, the ghetto-fabulous bitter ex. Scott, the flaming and flamboyant queen, and Keisha, the loud and boisterous best friend and confidant. Make yourself comfortable and get ready for the ride of your life as chickens come home to roost and the strings are pulled from this fabric of treachery, love and scandal.

Want to review or comment on this book?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Reader Reviews for "Good to the Last Drop"

Reviewed by Naiomi Pitre 11/28/2006
Have you ever read a book that made you fight back your tears while reading in public? I hadn’t, until I read <b>Good To The Last Drop by Elissa Gabrielle </b>. I was fortunate enough to come in contact with this highly talented author who told me that the book would definitely give me a “good laugh”. Little did I know that this beautifully packaged book would throw my emotions into a wild spin cycle to rival a defective Maytag front-loading washing machine! <p> </p>
With the author’s comment in mind, I began my journey into the world of newlyweds Khalil and Amber Devereaux. Although hesitant at first about the seemingly long list if characters that were introduced in the first couple of chapters, I soon realized that Gabrielle had the finesse to fully flesh out each and every one. By alternating the first person perspective between her cast of characters from chapter to chapter, Elissa Gabrielle adeptly revealed the inner workings of the people I would soon grow to love. <p> </p>
Admittedly, I did laugh at many scenes throughout the novel – Scott (the flaming gay best friend of Amber) and Aaliyah (the fiancée’ of Khalil’s best friend) bickering in his car which quickly leads to his pulling over to put her out, for instance – but I found that the sections that shine in my memory the brightest were the ones that held more emotional depth. I was so invested in these people that when I witnessed the final climactic moment between two of the main players in this dramatic tale, the tears would not stop forming in my eyes. Would this ultimately destroy them? My heart was so conflicted, and I was taken by surprise at how passionate I felt about the situation. This is the essence of a truly great story: the ability to lose yourself, forget that this is fiction, and believe that these people’s destinies are being exposed with each turn of the page. <p> </p>
Elissa Gabrielle has sufficiently created a love story that will not easily be forgotten by her readers. In a time when so many writers tend to go for the pretty ending all wrapped up in a shiny satin bow, Gabrielle is refreshingly unique in her literary performance. You should not count on your classic fairy-tale ending, but you can anticipate both the feeling of satisfaction you get from a good read and the expectation of more excellently woven stories to come. <p> </p>

To purchase your own copy of GOOD TO THE LAST DROP by Elissa Gabrielle, go to <a href="" <b> </b> </a>.
<p> </p>
<b> <i> Review by Naiomi Pitre, author of Broken Vows and official reviewer for Big Time Publishing Magazine. </b> </i>

Featured Book
Out of Practice
by Carol Tetlow

What happens when a doctor's professional and private lives fall apart...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Featured Book
Are you satisfied with your success? Satisfying Success
by Tuchy (Carl) Palmieri

Satisfying Success is an organized collection of quotes, aphorisms, proverbs, wit and wisdom on the subjective subject of Success. This unique interactive approach engage..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.