By S. Renee Bess
London Phillips' suburban black heart type history has made her at risk of the alienation she feels as she faucet dances among the expectancies she holds for herself and the expectancies folks impose upon her. A full-time realtor and part-time author, London encounters frustration while she attempts to touch Milagros Farrow, a respected lesbian writer whose paintings London want to comprise in an anthology she's compiling. Milagros has disappeared from the face of the earth.
Rand Carson is a widespread newspaper journalist who's pressured to accommodate the unexpected lack of her monetary protection and the dissolution of her long-term interracial dating with Willa. Rand turns out pressured to pursue London, even if it is attainable she's extra interested in London's ethnicity than to London herself.
Candace Dickerson, a company occasion planner, is married to avarice. as a way to chase a extra profitable destiny, Candace has deserted her lover, Lenah and Lenah's perceived loss of ambition. She's moved into town the place she executes a plot designed to reinforce her gains with different people's money.
Lenah Miller is content material together with her activity at a neighborhood hospital's Emergency division. For purposes identified simply to her, she distrusts girls she considers too formidable or from various social strata. Steeped in cynicism and thoughts held in mystery, Lenah reveals it more uncomplicated to criticize a lady whose light nature differs from hers than to simply accept their differences.
The threads entwined round London's wish to connect to a kindred spirit, Lenah's cautious skepticism, Rand's irrelevant ardor, and Candace's greed come undone while 3 humans fall sufferer to blackmail, one reappears, and one other succumbs to murder.