By Kristin Hunter Lattany
Zena (short for Zenobia) Lawson honors all issues African--art, tradition, heritage. So while fortune palms her a twenty-year-old Nigerian lady wanting transitority housing, in fact Zena and her husband Lucius leap on the likelihood to aid. To Zena, Ifa Olongo is an unique good looks with adequate haughtiness and charm for 3 royal households. let alone the daughter she by no means had. yet as Zena's ally Vy retains reminding her, Ifa isn't any girl--she's a tender lady with risky curves that any guy might simply like to skid his tires across.
But Zena, a former glamour queen herself, has difficulties distinguishing among glitter and genuine gold. For Ifa's identify skill life--and she'll collect it . . . in anyway necessary.
The ever-widening hole among Africans and African-Americans--and the powerful yet precarious hyperlink that bridges it . . . The unforeseen peril of romanticizing our roots--and the foreigners who symbolize them . . . the significance of caring for others--without sacrificing oneself . . . Kristin Hunter Lattany weaves those components right into a novel crackling with wit, intelligence, and mischief, and takes political correctness and Afrocentricity and turns them the other way up.