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5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Toshia Shaw, author of High Stakes
(Purple Wings Publishing)
High Stakes is a gripping and fast paced drama guaranteed to expose the cunning and slick nature of the real “Sin City”, giving you a peek inside the shrewd world, exposing the myth: What happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas.
Shauna, Dawn, and Felicia are best friends who are bonded as “partners in crime” while trying to survive in Las Vegas. Their friendship quickly begins to unravel when Dawn’s fiance, enters the picture. Although happy for their friend, Shauna and Felicia quickly begin to question the validity of their friendship when they aren’t allowed into Dawn’s new picture perfect life.
Desperate to keep her old lifestyle a secret from her fiance, Dawn comes up with an elaborate scheme to make sure she weds at any cost. When her fiance’ attends a bachelor party where he meets, and instantly falls for, Shauna; Dawn’s relationship is compromised.
When dealing with matters of the heart, all bets are off. Felicia is caught in the middle. When it proves too much, she goes against her better judgment and becomes lost in her own world where promiscuity and drug abuse become the major players in her life.
Each girl is dancing on the stage of uncertainty. When the curtains are drawn and the neon lights go dim, who will wind up with the standing ovation? High Stakes, sometimes when you gamble a little, you wind up losing it all.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the idea and inspiration to write High Stakes?
Toshia Shaw: I got the idea to write the novel High Stakes after having Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Toshia Shaw, author of High Stakes