Book List in Order: 5 titles

  • Marva Dobbs has a life most people would envy. An American who has lived in Paris for most of her adult life, she runs a popular African-American soul food restaurant, and her thirty-year marriage has produced a beautiful grown-up daughter. So why is...


  • Rendezvous Eighteenth marks the emergence of an exciting voice in crime fiction. Ricky Jenks gave up life in the U.S. years ago and is content, if not happy, with his life as a piano player in a small cafe in the Montmartre neighborhood of Paris. He ...


  • “You only recognize a stranger the second time you see him. The first time, you might not even notice him, not consciously. That was the case with the tall black man in the aviator shades. I had barely seen him in the swirl of people in front of th...


  • As the O.J. Simpson murder case plays out in the media, Hal Hardaway, a young black executive, is struggling to get along with his white girlfriend, Corky Winterset, who once briefly dated Hal's former college roommate, Walker DuPree. DuPree is of mi...


  • Attorney General Melvin Hutchinson, who's black, is President Troy McCracken's first choice to fill the vacant vice presidency after the current veep suffers a stroke. Hutchinson is a living symbol of law and order in this near-future America, where ...