By Pearl Cleage
Familiar faces and areas meet clean twists and turns during this enchanting novel from acclaimed writer Pearl Cleage.
Atlanta’s West finish district has continuously been a haven and residential to a coterie of special characters—artists and thinkers, dreamers and doers. parents right here recognize one another’s names, continue their doorways unlocked, and glance out for his or her associates. somebody making plans to promote medications, vandalize, or rob a bit previous girl may still think carefully ahead of hitting this a part of city. And Blue Hamilton, West End’s unofficial mayor and longtime protector, will see to it that you simply do. Blue wears many hats right here, together with cherished husband to Regina, expensive nephew to Abbey, and doting father to Sweetie and one other infant at the way.
Blue is additionally the fellow you pay your respects to if you’re trying to manage store during this city enclave—just ask Serena Mayflower, whom Blue sees striding down Ralph David Abernathy street donning skin-tight black leather-based pants, thigh-high boots, and brilliant crimson lipstick. This tall, slim, ethereally appealing lady and her 4 both impressive sisters make up the Too nice 5, a quintet of foreign supermodels who've arrived on the town for an Essence journal picture shoot.
But Blue’s intestine tells him that there’s extra to those Mayflower mademoiselles than their affection for complete moons and Bloody Marys. With assistance from his cherished Regina and their shut pals and family in West finish, Blue vows to discover the women’s mystery intentions—and end up as soon as and for all that there's no better strength on the earth than the ability of love.
A captivating slice of not-so-everyday existence, brimming with depraved wit and spiced with a couple of supernatural surprises, simply Wanna Testify showcases Pearl Cleage’s masterly storytelling at its soulful and pleasant best.