Jaya is a jaded adult. This due to the life she’s had to lead her entire adulthood and who she thought was the love of her life leaving her. After the death of a not so loved one she goes and does something just for her; checks into a modern day brothel.
Sarah is one of the hired help at the brothel but something about her pulls Jaya. Brings Jaya a comfort she’s never truly felt, but is it because Sarah’s good at her job or does Sarah feel it too?
As time passes the two must try and figure out a way to make a relationship work with one of them being a stubborn mistress and the other being just stubborn.
The mistakes I made over a decade ago still haunt my subconscious. I’ve tried to keep my past buried, but every time I see the darkness in my best friend Shelby’s eyes, my heart breaks all over again.
These are words that describe me today.
Looking in the mirror, I see a sexy, confident and successful woman reflected back at me. I’ve found a man that not only fulfills my carnal desires, but one who is quickly filling the empty space in my heart. With both Kyle and Shelby by my side, my life is nearly perfect.
Perfect until one of the biggest mistakes of my life strolls back into town, bringing with him all of the darkness from my past.
Growing up, Brooke’s mother instilled a deep respect for the English language and a love of words. She taught Brooke to read and write and shared her appreciation for poetry. As a teen, poetry became an outlet for Brooke’s innermost thoughts and deepest, often times darkest feelings.
In school, teachers always told her “write what you know”, so that is what she did. At the not so tender age of forty-three, she started to write her first novel, I Am ShelbyJames (Beauty in the Darkness) and it is what she knows—emotions.
In her spare time—when she’s not writing—you can find Brooke cuddled on the couch with her husband of 20+ years, their fur babies, and a good (often naughty) eBook—unless of course she’s having cocktails with her Bestie at one of their favorite haunts.