Falling Into Temptation

Fiction - Urban
390 Pages
Reviewed on 02/27/2017
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Author Biography

In April 2012, she debuted her first poetry book entitled Timeless Clock, published by One Karma Publishing, in which some of her poems have been nominated for poetry awards. The straightforward and unabashed tone of her poetry combined with her infectious personality and zest for life has landed her several author features and interviews including the Life As A Poet feature with Urban Books, Authors and Writers of America and buzz worthy interviews with AAMBC Radio Show with host Author Anna Black and the Morning Cook-Up Show with hosts the Office Boys NY which generates millions of listeners. Most notably, Vulyncia was chosen as a guest co-host for PD Radio Show with hosts Ms. Pd and Black and the Conversations with Cleo Show with host, "Call Me Now" Ms. Cleo.
Two years after her first book release she decided to branch out and become a self-publish author. Re-releasing Timeless Clock. She followed up in 2014 with her second poetry book Timeless Ink. In the fall of 2016 Vulyncia released her first Novel, Falling into Temptation.
Currently, she is working on her latest projects which include a sophomore novel Falling Into Temptation 2, and teaming up with Author Untamed to release Boss Queens: Stiletto Mafioso set to release in 2017. Vulyncia recently graduated from Murray State University obtaining her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work with goals of becoming a counselor. She currently resides in Kentucky and has two beautiful daughters.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Arya Fomonyuy for Readers' Favorite

Falling into Temptation by Vulyncia Poindexter is a story that has everything required to seduce a reader — gorgeous and well-crafted characters, a dynamo for a conflict, and a character-driven plot with its unique turns and incredible surprises. Tempest Turner is a selfish kind of person who thinks a lot, if not always, about what she wants, and what makes her dangerous is that she’d do anything to get what she wants. Her friend Alyssa King is a successful woman who owns one of the reputable salons in Atlanta, married to an equally successful man. On the surface, Tempest and Alyssa are cool, but beneath the façade secrets are buried that are about to be laid bare. What will become of this friendship? Can they stand the truth?

This is a story filled with a lot of drama and deceit. The characters are ambitious and they are crafted with qualities that reflect a lot of the humanity of many readers. In short, it’s hard to not feel these characters. Vulyncia Poindexter writes well and her beautiful prose is sprinkled with sweet, humorous, and witty dialogues. There is a lot I enjoyed in this story. The storyline is beautifully thought-out and developed to read uninterruptedly. Written in the first person narrative, the reader has to shift between different narrators with distinct and compelling voices and this is a very successful style because it allows the reader to get into the perspective of each narrator. Falling into Temptation will tempt you until you reach the last page, panting after a hilarious ride.