Love and Lotus Blossoms
Janesse Crawford is living the dream. Married to a man who loves her in the beautiful home he built for her with his own hands, she has raised two wonderful children and has a successful career doing what she loves.
But when Janesse's past comes rushing back in the form of sexy and bold fashion stylist Maya Lawson, the lie she has been living for the past thirty years comes crashing in on her. She let Maya get away years before, but her second chance at true love will cost her the picture-perfect life she's spent a lifetime building.
It's not too late for Janesse to break through the mud of her life to blossom into the woman she's always wished to be for the love she always dreamed of. But her path to self-acceptance will risk everything--and possibly everyone--she loves.
Shade imbues this optimistic story of lifelong self-discovery with a refreshing amount of emotional complexity, delivering a queer romance that leans into affection as much as drama, and values friendship and familial love as deeply as romantic connection.
~ Publishers Weekly