Having heard that Dominic’s hair salon was the best place in the two-city area to get his dreadlocks done just right, twenty-one-year-old Millsap Monroe concluded his work in Enfield, Georgia and drove over to Littleview, a neighboring city.
After being checked in by the receptionist, Millsap was directed to an empty workstation. The photo near the mirror of the workstation featured the flamboyant picture of an openly gay stylist named
It’s a good thing I’m not homophobic anymore, Millsap mused, settling his muscular frame in the vacant chair of the workstation.
His gay father and bisexual mother cured him of that phobia several years ago when they both came out of the closet. At that time Millsap was faced with two choices. One, sever all ties with them from the embarrassment factor alone. Two, continue to love them, despite the fact that he didn’t agree with their lifestyles.
Long story short, Millsap chose to keep both parents in his life for better or for worse. In fact, it was his father that recommended Dominic’s to him.
While Millsap waited for
Where have I seen her before? Millsap mused, just as
Instead of responding to the greeting, Millsap said, “Who is that?!” His brownish-green eyes followed the shapely woman in red as she walked through the salon and out the front door, waving goodbye to others as she went.
“That’s the owner of the shop,”
“Oh, for real?” Millsap looked even impressed. “She got a man?”
“She happy with this dude?”
“The first thing. I want my locks clean and tight for the Playas Ball tomorrow.”
“The annual one over in
“One and the same,” Millsap replied, proud to be going to such an event. It showed in his smile.
“Oh, you about to get the hook up for real now.”
Only a certain caliber of hustler got invited to
“Hook it up!” Millsap grinned, unaware that by coming to this salon today, he now held valuable information about his own boss’s number one thorn in the flesh – Aisha Norwood. The same woman that would help usher in a new day among the
© 2008 by Suprina Frazier
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I just wanted to take the time to acknowledge a fellow writer – Charlene Leonard. Although Charlene is deceased now, she is the one that taught me how to connect books together by using the same scene just from a different POV (which is what I’m doing in the first few chapters of Cami’s book). In this way, any of the books can be used as standalones as well as parts of a series.
Fortunately, Charlene’s website is still up and running. You can view some of her work at: http://www.charleneleonard.com/ )
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