- Mass Market Paperback: 352 pages
- Publisher: St. Martin's Press (Jun 2001)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0312978944
- ISBN-13: 978-0312978945
- Product Dimensions: 16.3 x 10.4 x 2.5 cm
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,111,162 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Can an independent successful African American woman and a traditional African man find happiness? Gwynne Forster answers that and more in "Learning to Love". Sharon Braxton has a high powered job with the United Nations and must go to Nigeria to present her plan on poverty. She gets assistance from Nigerian professor Jon Kuti who gives her letters of recommendation. This headstrong woman gets under his skin and he can't help but fall for her. But what would his father the Oba, think of his son, the prince with an American woman? The author takes you on a journey through the sights and sounds of Nigeria with this wonderful story of love breaking all traditions.
In "Distant Lover" by Donna Hill, Nina has a house on Striver's Row, a six-figure salary, and a voluptuous body. Her boss is offering her the world if she would just say yes. But Nina is not sure so when a business trip takes her to Barbados she does some reconsidering. Vincent St. Michael's family has had land in Barbados for generations and comes from a close-knit clan who own several businesses. This saucy woman from New York comes along and thinks she can talk him into selling some his properties. Nina is captivated by this handsome Bajan and is enjoying the island with him. But he is taking her mind off the business at hand while she struggles with a moral dilemna. Her job or family legacy?
In "Southern Comfort" Charlotte is all southern belle, the quissential BAP (that's Black American Princess), she can charm anyone, that is until she comes up against Vincent who appears to be not only immune to her charms, but appears to be repelled. But it is all a front. Charlotte is the maid of honor for the ninth time. As beautiful and alluring as she is she is always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Vincent is his cousin's best man, and this successful executive from Boston has no time for southern women and their cunning ways. In time, he sees Charlotte for what she really is, a kind and caring women who has many friends because of kind manner. But this girl is old-fashioned. Can Vincent live up to her standards?
These stories continue in the fine tradition of storytelling that is publisher has accomplished with Welcome to Leo's, Della's House of Styles, and Rosie's Curl and Weave.
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