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Publisher Description

Essence® bestselling author Victor McGlothin delivers a stirring novel about a player who's down on his luck only to receive help from the most unlikely source--the very women whose hearts he broke. . .

The year is 1947, and Ms. Etta's Fast House is the hottest nightclub this side of Chicago. The city's slickest street hustlers rub elbows here with the rich and famous, and anyone with enough cash can drink like a king and dance the night away. Life is good--until a stranger named Baltimore Floyd strolls into town. . .

Baltimore is a handsome, charismatic hustler with a talent for stirring up trouble. Everyone adores him--including Ms. Etta herself. But before he can imagine settling down with one woman, Baltimore is up for a little action, which is how he hooks up with a corrupt cop's wife--and finds himself on trial for a crime he didn't commit. Now, to keep him from hanging, the patrons of Ms. Etta's Fast House will need to heal their heartache and come together before the world beyond the Ville's borders tears them apart. . .

"A captivating and enjoyable read that takes you on a unique journey into the past." --Urban Reviews

"A talented storyteller." --QBR

Fiction & Literature
December 1
Kensington Books
Kensington Publishing Corp.

Customer Reviews

Blac Cat ,

Ms. Etta's House

This was a very enjoyable read full of interesting character that were easy to relate to. It also described a time when African American people had it so much more together . I wish this author would develope more stories with such rich characters for this time period. His other books might be as enjoyable but we have enough books about women written by women I enjoyed this work about strong black men who handled their business how about a sequel .

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