At The Full and Change Of the Moon by Dionne Brand
Grove Press, September 2000, $13.50, ISBN 0-802-13723-7 The story begins in 1824 Trinidad, where Ursula, queen of a secret slave society plans a mass suicide. Her daughter escapes to begin a new dynasty, and creates her own life while travelling throughout the Caribbean and the West, confused and haunted by her ancestral legacy.
Awakening Mercy by Angela Benson
Tyndale House, August 2000, $9.99, ISBN 0842319395 CeCe confronts the painful truth: In order to receive God's mercy, she must extend mercy to those who have hurt her. Can she give up her quest for revenge and surrender to God's plan with Nate Richardson, the nice new man in her life?
Intrigue by Daniela Salcedo
Pinnacle, June 2000, $5.99, ISBN 0-786-00117-3 A romance written in both English and Spanish, Salcedo's novel sizzles when Antonio, a hot-blooded hunk, views a stunning and stark naked stranger from his apartment window.
No Pockets In A Shroud by Maxine E. Thompson
Black Butterfly Press, March 2000, $13.95, ISBN 0-964-75761-3 This is a labyrinth, a story within a story, which unfolds devastating secrets involving two brothers in love with the same woman.
The Ebony Tree by Maxine E. Thompson
Black Butterfly Press, May 2000, $12.95, ISBN 1-881-52444-2 When world traveler Imani Shepherd tries to discover her family history, she runs into a brick wall made up of half-truths and shame. Her family is consumed with keeping the dirty little secrets of their past hidden from her. But she is just as determined to find the truth.
The Price Of Passion by Evelyn Palfrey
Pocket Books, October 2000, $12.95, ISBN 0-671-04220-3 Vivian reluctantly becomes involved with her husband's illegitimate child. But can her many loves stand the strain?
Water In The Broken Glass by Odessa Rose
La Caille Nous, September 2000, $15.00, ISBN 0-964-76357-5 Tonya Mimms, a talented sculptor, has always put her art before love, but two handsome men put her in the middle of an unexpected love triangle. Art or love or both, which will she choose?
Dippin' My Spoon by Nina Foxx
Manisy Willows Books, June 2000, $14.00, ISBN 0-967-89594-4 Amber LaReaux has it all under control, until she is thrust into a maze of distrust and violence. Life changes when she discovers the horrible truth about her friends.
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|Publication:||Black Issues Book Review|
|Article Type:||Book Review|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2001|
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