September 26, 2006
850 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022
$14.00 US/$20.00 Canada
Rating: 4 Cups
Faith Graham is a young journalism professor who is about to find a new seduction in a game surrounding a ménage à trios that sends her to heated delights.
Tim is a magazine publisher who sets his sights on Faith.
Sally, an American actress shows Faith sensuality and tenderness never before felt.
Richard, a friend, who works in the forensics lab with the Metropolitan Police Force, is sweet on Faith in the beginning then their sex life seems to fizzle to nothing.
Faith, who always wanted to be a producer, went back to her first love, documentaries. But in a game of wits and seduction, she soon finds herself targeted when she lands in the middle of a couple that wishes to walk on the wild side. It is not just a man, or a woman that gives her gratifying satisfaction but a couple that stimulates her flesh, and quenches her insatiable thirst for more, as Faith does some soul-searching in her life. After Faith becomes entwined in a ménage à trios, in some raw sexual need, her eyes are open to a sexual feeling that is often explosive. Richard was a nice man, but he never could give her that dynamite feeling. Tim is ambitious and an extremely handsome black man, that she met when he was dating a friend of hers. Sally, white and an American actress explores strong erotic excitement and treats Faith to extreme ecstasies. In this game, there are no rules, as Faith, Sally and Tim experiment in a heated game of sexual exploration. In time, Faith finds herself struggling with disloyalties, secrets and divided allegiances. But the most important test arrives when Faith must reveal her real identity and the real importance in the love she desires as she continues her quest for what she desperately wishes in life.
Playthings is a story of one woman’s determination and strength to find that one factor in life for peace and harmony. Faith is confronted with racial tensions and pressures as she tries to cope with things in her life, as well as her desire to learn what passions stir her inner desires, as she searches her own self-discovery. The characters of Sally and Tim bring light into the story as they form an alliance with Faith in a sexual way that explodes within the pages. Ms. Graham takes pages of her real life and blends them to allow the reader to see a different slice of life for a young woman. The smooth flow of the story is well written with some sensual seduction acts that play almost like fine tuned strings on a guitar. The in-depth characters spin a story that keeps the reader turning the pages to see what lies ahead for Faith in this fascinating read.
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