A glowing young black woman with natural hair and red lips looks over her shoulder through mottled light at the Grand Canal and skyline of St. Marcos Plaza in Venice. A glass of deep red wine is in the foregound. A Coin of Love Romance, Velvet in Venice, Karin Kallmaker, Goldie and Lammy Winning Author

The allure of Venice keeps Artie Bryson happily buried in the past. Until the night Nikki Velvet’s sultry voice lures Artie into the Casino di Venezia cabaret. And the night after that… Stories in this series can be read in any order.