Scott Poulson-Bryant brings the heat in this rip-roaring tale of secrets, sex, and betrayal.
On a steamy June day in New York City, mega-star rapper TNT gathers a group of four successful men together, childhood friends who called themselves "the VIPs," signaling the big dreams they all once had. Leo Bradford is a gay publishing magnate who is learning to love again after a devastating tragedy. Barry Chambers is a playboy attorney with a working-class background who is starting to realize that the chip he's carried on his shoulders all these years doesn't go too well with the bespoke suits that have become his trademark. Joey Ramirez is a high-flying fashion designer who has managed to triumph over a life of abuse and neglect to become one of the most successful clothiers in the world. And Duke Maynard is a recently-retired NFL star facing the challenges of successfully transferring his competitive energies from his gridiron past to his entertainment world future. These four men have a history and bond that could be torn apart by a night of passion one of them had long ago.
The VIPs, who haven't seen one another in years, are greeted at the Hotel Gansevoort by an openly hostile TNT, who asks them the bombshell question: "Which one of you bastards is my father?"
Shocking, hilarious, suspenseful, and, ultimately, incredible moving, The VIPs will have readers furiously turning the pages to find out who the real father is.
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Foster child Joey makes it big in the fashion world by developing a hit line of clothing, while Leo, scion of a wealthy family that own CoCo skin-care products, struggles with his homosexuality, falling first for Joey and then for Pete, first his roomie at Yale and later a rock star.| Read Full Review of The VIPs: A Novel
For readers looking for an alternative from the array of street lit tales or the whiny woes of middle class malaise in mainstream fiction, The VIPs will give you the VIP treatment for your reading pleasure.Oct 14 2011 | Read Full Review of The VIPs: A Novel
A modern, fast-paced page-turner that does not require too much of the reader but rewards them with juicy tidbits of class, homophobia, bisexuality, set-ups, cover-ups, abortions, fashion shows, conspiracy, love-found, lost family secrets and, of course, murder.Jul 12 2011 | Read Full Review of The VIPs: A Novel
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