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“Tia Williams’ book is a smart, sexy testament to Black joy, to the well of strength from which women draw, and to tragic romances that mature into second chances. I absolutely loved it.”— Jodi Picoult, #1 NYT bestselling author of The Book of Two Ways and Small Great Things
Seven days to fall in love, fifteen years to forget, and seven days to get it all back again…
Eva Mercy is a single mother and bestselling erotica author who is under constant pressure. Shane Hall is a reclusive, enigmatic, and award-winning novelist who unexpectedly appears in New York.
When Shane and Eva meet at an unexpected literary event, sparks fly, raising not only their buried traumas, but also the Black literati’s eyebrows. Nobody knows that fifteen years ago, a teen Eva and a young Shane spent a wild, torrid week madly in love.They may deny knowing each other, but they can’t deny their chemistry—or the fact that they’ve been secretly writing to each other in their books for years.
Eva and Shane reconnect over the next seven days in a steamy Brooklyn summer, but Eva is wary of the man who broke her heart, and she wants him out of the city so her life can return to normal. But before Shane vanishes, she has a few questions that need to be answered…
Seven Days in June is a hilarious, romantic, and sexy as hell story of two writers discovering their second chance at love, with keen observations of creative life in America today, as well as the joys and complications of being a mother and a daughter.