FOUR SCINTILLATING STORIES ABOUT FOUR SISTER-FRIENDS WITH A SERIOUS JONES FOR SHOPPING AND MEN "Shameless" by Leslie Esdaile Single mother Della Mitchell is going to Victoria's Secret for the first time after a year of abstinence from shopping...and men. But now it's time to get her groove back on. Then she meets Byron Fulton, buying a "breakup" gift for his girlfriend. Things are cool, until the brother tries to put the moves on her. But there is more to this man than meets the eye, and he's not about to let Della slip through his fingers. "Please, Baby. Please" by Monica Jackson Denise "Neecy" Ballard is in debt up to her neck, she's gained twenty-five pounds, and her car is about to be repossessed. Joseph Vaughn never forgot the beautiful Southern belle when he sold her the car, and for some reason he just can't leave her high and dry. So he decides to cure the luscious lady of her shopping addiction, especially if it means keeping her close. "It Takes Two" by Reon Laudat Ramona Jackson has always had a weakness for cute shoes and Kadeem Smith. So when he comes back to town, it's all she can do not to fire up the charge card in a fit of nervous shopping jitters. Especially when he makes it clear that he wants to pick up right where they left off.... "Promises" by Niqui Stanhope Gillian Asher is in a bind. In order to bring her grandmother back from death's door, she announces that she is engaged to be married. And it works! Nana recovers and now Gillian has to produce the happy groom-to-be. In times of crisis, a shopping session is just the answer. And it's a scuffle over a fabulous black dress that leads her to meet a man who just might be "the One."Esdaile, Leslie is the author of 'Sistahood of Shopaholics', published 2003 under ISBN 9780312321888 and ISBN 0312321880.