Author: Zane

Title: Skyscraper

Genre: African-American, Women’s Lives

Publication Date: 2003

Number of Pages: 289

Geographical Setting: Washington, D.C.

Time Period: Present Day

Series: N/A

Plot Summary: It’s the week before Christmas, and the employees at Wolfe Industries are acting naughty, not nice: blackmail, prostitution, and corporate espionage are only a few of the activities conducted after hours. This book weaves together the story of three employees and the head executive, bringing the action to a head at the annual Christmas party. Zane’s main characters are fun to follow, and her cast of mischievous secondary characters are equally enjoyable.  Readers looking for sexy scenes, funny dialogue, and a happily resolved ending will not be disappointed.

Subject Headings: African-American owned businesses, African-Americans, Men/women relations, Sexuality, Christmas parties, Single mothers, Marriage, Office romance, Extramarital relations, Secrets, Erotic fiction, African-American, African-American fiction21st century

Appeal Terms: Gossipy, urban, conversational, sexy, light tone, interweaving plot lines, multiple points of view, graphic, page-turner, character-centered, racy, resolved ending

3 terms that best describe this book: Conversational, sexy, character-centered

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