Bestselling author Allison Hobbs delivers a powerful,
chronicling the volatile lives and relationships of twin brothers.
When Tariq and Shane Batista were four years old, they
something that no child should ever be subjected to. In an act of
confusion and terror, their mentally unstable mother was murdered right
in front of them. Even though they are twins, Tariq and Shane grow into
two very different young men. Tariq is the kind-hearted "golden-boy"
while Shane is dark and brooding, angry and deceitful. After being
placed in foster homes together, Shane is sent to a reform school for
boys when they become teenagers. When they're reunited, Shane is hardly
reformed and now has two shady sidekicks, Brick and Misty. Tariq has an
unconventional yet stable home life, complete with a wife and a child.
Shane has no ambition and seems content to play the part of small-time
gigolo and get by on the financial support of the women who flock to
him. Still, despite their stark differences, the brothers remain close.
However, old habits die hard, and Shane is lured back out on the prowl.
As he delves deeper into more infidelities and more danger, Shane
relies on Tariq to supply his alibis and tests the limits of
With intensifying drama, Double Dippin' is a
riveting and absorbing story of one brother's love and another's
by Allison Hobbs
Publisher: Strebor Books (Simon & Schuster)
Publication Date: 2006
Format: Trade Paperback, 284 pages
Book Type: New