Looker: A Novel

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 5, 2007 - Fiction - 288 pages
3 Reviews
SOMETIMES LOVE IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK

Brando Haywood is a handsome, popular, and successful entertainment lawyer who seems to have everything but passion. Two years celibate and a prisoner of his routine, he goes through life quietly on the sidelines while his promiscuous best friend, Omar Stevens, thrashes through life and love with all the ups and downs Brando barely realizes he longs for.

Brando's life takes a dramatic turn when he is asked to defend a female friend who has killed her rapist. The sensational and controversial trial that follows not only ignites Brando's fervor for his career but also helps him discover his passion and a true love that had been staring him in the face all along.

Looker firmly establishes Stanley Bennett Clay's reputation as a writer who spins brilliant erotic entertainment even as he challenges his readers' sensibilities.

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So far, so EXCELLENT

User Review  - Franky - Borders

I skeptically picked up the book because I had been an avid fan of E. Lynn Harris' (R.I.P). I thoroughly enjoyed his literary style and his ability to make real life seem entertaining. However, after ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael- - Goodreads

Looker was a bit different than I expected, still, it was magnificently written. Each chapter was no more than five pages, but each storyline was completely developed and the characters were extremely varied and diverse. Stanley Bennett Clay did an excellent job. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Stanley Bennett Clay has received three NAACP Theatre Awards for
writing, directing, and coproducing the critically acclaimed play
Ritual, as well as a Pan African Film Festival Jury Award for the film
adaptation. The author of Diva and In Search of Pretty Young Black
Men
, he lives in Los Angeles.

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