Having just moved from Atlanta, Lacy Green is plodding
through her first Michigan snow storm when she's rear-ended
and sent sliding down an icy embankment.
Mayor Drake Randolph is horrified when his driver hits a
car, causing it to slide into the ditch. Without stopping
to think, Drake runs to the aid of the injured motorist.
What he finds is a beautiful woman he can't seem to get out
of his mind.
Lacy's position as assistant director of Detroit's
Environmental Protection Department's enforcement division
places her just two floors below the Mayor, and the
proximity is making her tingle. When an investigation into
illegal dumping has them working closer together, sparks
For a romantic suspense, I found BLACK LACE very hard to
get into with a slow-moving plot. And I never could
identify with the characters or their relationship.
The last thing Lacy Green needs is trouble -- and handsome
Mayor Drake Randolph has "danger" written all over him...
especially when "His Fineness" accidentally runs her off the
road. Despite Drake's sensuous charm, irresistible
magnetism, and unwavering determination to make amends,
she's thinking it might be smart to play it safe and keep
her distance... if only his lips weren't so inviting.
But trouble comes from a different source when Lacy, as the
head of Detroit's Environmental Protection Department,
launches an investigation into the activities of a ruthless
developer. Suddenly, Lacy becomes a target, dragged down
into a swamp of greed, corruption... and murder. Now
Drake Randolph might be the only one in Motown who can keep