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She's Gotta Have It

Niqui Stanhope

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From African-American fiction staple Niqui Stanhope comes She's Gotta Have It, a story of a woman’s one last fling…

Camille Roberts is about to marry a very wealthy, much older man. She has told her best friend, Lola St. James, that she will only marry for money and not for love. She is convinced that she is not the corporate type. In fact, she has underlined the fact that she would be perfectly comfortable just staying at home and looking after an entire pack of kids. But, any dreams of children will have to be shelved since her older fiancé (57 years old), has already raised three children of his own - two girls and a boy - all of whom are excelling in their respective careers, and has neither the time nor the interest in becoming a father again. He has told her that he will not change his mind on this matter, and so she will just have to console herself with all the things his money can buy her.

Camille is forced to make a hard choice. Marry for love and live a modest traditional life with a good, nine-to-five working man, or marry for money and live the lavish jet-setting life of the rich and famous. Camille chooses to go for the money, and a lavish wedding is planned.

But, two months before her scheduled nuptials, Camille decides to treat herself to one final fling of the riotous kind. A "get your groove back," trip to Jamaica, where she will - for one final time, deliberately seek out and bed the sexiest, most booty-licious young man she can find - before settling down to a life of placid sexuality.

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Praise for She's Gotta Have It

Praise for CHANGING THE RULES:
"Romance with a hip attitude. . .steamy sexual tension and exuberant energy."--Publishers Weekly

"In this funny, sexy, very contemporary romantic comedy, the rules ultimately bend nicely, with satisfactory results for all concerned. This lively, sassy romp has appeal far beyond the targeted African American readership."--Library Journal

"Stanhope writes with humor and compassion about young black professionals and their quest for true love."--RT Bookclub magazine

"The romance is appealing, as fans will like the antics of the lead duo particularly Marcel."--Midwest Book Review

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Niqui Stanhope

  • Niqui Stanhope was born in Jamaica, West Indies, but grew up in Guyana, South America. In 1984, she immigrated to the United States, where she graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Chemistry and went on to become a scientist. She has been chosen as author of the Month by Romance in Color magazine, and was nominated for the 2001 EMMA Award and the 2002 Gold Pen Award. She is the author of Whatever Lola Wants and Changing the Rules, now available from St. Martin's Press.
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She's Gotta Have It

Niqui Stanhope

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