Single for the Night
A lot can change in two years....or can it? It's taken two years but Rick Jenkins is finally ready to lie again. It took him that long to get over the pain of the Aphrodite betrayal. Rick's professional life continues to blossom as his personal life is more fractured than a jigsaw puzzle. At the urging of his boys, he decides to try the dating thing again. But he has up so many walls that he struggles to let anyone in. He doesn't know if he will ever trust another woman again. It doesn't seem right but at this point, Rick feels like a good man just doesn't stand a chance in the world nowadays... The past two years have been very good to Reggie Young, AKA Smooth. Smooth can have his choice of any woman that he wants - and does on a regular basis. Well known as a big womanizer, Smooth is taking advantage of all that stardom provides. One night at the club, Mystery enters into his world. He can't seem to figure out her identity and she stays away just enough in his world. When he finally meets up with her, what he thought was a one night stand turns into much, much more than he ever bargained for. .... Essence "Candy" Taylor is owner of Classy n Sassy Hair Salon, the hottest spot in all of Atlanta. She has styled the hair of the some of the biggest stars nationwide. She has been in operation for the past 6 years and her business is doing well. She has made it to this point despite being a single parent as a result of a high school relationship that has found her son's father in prison and never been a part of his life. Candy has a major breakthrough with being able to market her product on the grand Brunner Brothers Hair Show. While doing this, in blows a breath of fresh air named Rick that is making her smile again. Two years later, Aphrodite Morrison's outer covering is still immaculate. Business has been very good to her over this time. She would seem to be in a good place. Her betrayal of Rick left her in a daze that she still has not fully recovered from. She accepted her fate and moved on from him. That is, until a chance meeting at a club brought her and Rick back together, if only for a short time. Now all of those old feelings have come rushing back. But is it too late? Aphrodite is determined to find out... The more things change, the more they stay the same. In Corey J. Barnes' sequel to the sizzling debut novel What Is This Love Thing All About, he examines if time really does cure all. Can you ever really stop loving someone once you have done so? All of these questions and more will be answered in the next installment from Author Corey J. Barnes, Single For The Night.