The Sweetest Taboo: A Novel by RisquéThe Sweetest Taboo: A Novel by Risqué

The Sweetest Taboo: A Novel


Paperback | December 26, 2007

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“With the passion of Zane and the gut-wrenching emotion of Noire, Risqué takes the erotic-fiction scene by storm.”
–Danielle Santiago, author of Little Ghetto Girl

The sweetest taboo–if you want it, come get it. . . .

Yuri and Drae are keeping secrets–each caught up in her own whirlwind of scandal and passion. They swore as children that they would never conceal anything from each other, but now, as adults, they realize that not everything is meant to be told. Yuri is married to Jeff, a man she never really loved yet settled for. During a trip to the Caribbean she begins a torrid affair with her longtime friend Britt, a rising reggae star she has always secretly desired. Drae, a high school guidance counselor, is married to Hassan, a sadistic porn king who makes her “audition” his actors and actresses while he gets off on the wild, and not always consensual, sex. As Yuri and Drae struggle to keep up their double lives, their clandestine cover-ups come to light–and the consequences are more than either of them bargained for.

“A sexy drama that will have you lusting for more.”
–Anna J., author of The Aftermath

“Nothing is off-limits in Risqué’s tantalizing and intensely stimulating debut novel. Prepare to be entertained, enthralled, and scandalized!”
–Crystal Lacey Winslow, author of The Criss Cross

“Rough, raw, and riveting! Passionate, fiery prose blazes across every page. Risqué captivates the reader from the very beginning and never lets go.”
–Allison Hobbs, author of A Bona Fide Gold Digger
Risqué is the pseudonym of bestselling author Tu-Shonda Whitaker. Her works include Red Light Special, Smooth Operator, and The Sweetest Taboo. She received the Ella Baker and WEB Dubois International Award for fiction writing. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and their two daughters.
Title:The Sweetest Taboo: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.16 × 0.7 inPublished:December 26, 2007Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0345496280

ISBN - 13:9780345496287


Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Sweetest Taboo is the BUMB!!!! This book is GREAT. I could not put it down. I read it in less than a day. Every chapter is sizzling and hot. I love the characters in this story. Because not only is it raunchy sexy, this book has romance, passion, and love. I like Zane but Risque' has topped Zane and knocked her out of the box. I cannot stop talking about this book. The Sweetest Taboo is the best book that I have read in a very long time. All I want to know is when is the next book????
Date published: 2007-12-30