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Token : 'A smart, sexy rom-com that had me chuckling from the first page. I loved it' BRENDA JACKSON, Paperback / softback Book

Token : 'A smart, sexy rom-com that had me chuckling from the first page. I loved it' BRENDA JACKSON Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


A sexy, whip-smart, enemies to lovers romcom that’s fresh and topical, tackling racism and tokenism as experienced by a young Black woman in the cutthroat world of Publicity. 'A funny, satisfying read full of sparkling banter and thoughtful social commentary' Shauna Robinson, author of Must Love Books 'The most delicious blend of a *very* heated novel, the dynamics of an age old and rock-solid friendship, the complexities that come with being a Black woman in any workspace and a romance that could melt any heart.

Token had me rapt from the very first page with it’s humour and intelligence - I absolutely adored it'  Ore Agbaje-Williams, author of The Three of Us 'Brimming with angst, banter, and a fiery chemistry' Taj McCoy, author of Zora Books Her Happy Ever AfterKennedy Mitchell is brilliant, beautiful and tired of being the only Black woman in the room. Two years ago, she was plucked from reception for a seat at the boardroom table in the name of “representation”.

Rather than play along, she and her best friend founded Token, a boutique PR agency that helps diversity-challenged companies and celebrities.

With famous people getting into reputation-damaging controversies, Token is in high demand and business is booming, but when her ex shows up needing help repairing his reputation, things get even more complicated and soon Kennedy finds herself drawn into a PR scandal of her own.   'This romance has it all - flirty banter, deep emotion, and a smart, sassy heroine.' JENNIFER PROBST, New York Times bestselling author 'A smart, sexy rom-com that had me chuckling from the first page.

I loved it.' BRENDA JACKSON, New York Times bestselling author 'Token is a smart and sexy romantic comedy...that is quick-witted, funny, and dives into contemporary social issues.' BUZZFEED, These 12 Romance Novels Will Knock Your Socks Off


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