Sticks and Stones, by Bettye Paige
More hair-raising than the Bronx subway after midnight, STICKS AND STONES explores the underground New York City sex scene in the days before Mayor Rudy Giuliani legislated all the fun out of Fun City. Dominatrix Juliette Powers is accused of murdering one of her clients—a high-ranking military officer with ties to the Pentagon.
Juliette's situation grows even more complex when her ex-lover, an NYPD drug cop struggling to kick her nasty coke habit, reappears in her life and upsets Juliette's current girlfriend. Juliette will have to make a choice —if she can stay alive long enough.