"Jacqueline Luckett creates a character with whom so many women will be able to identify. Lena has lost herself in a marriage and yet her passion simmers just beneath the surface of her careful life. Halfway through this emotionally gripping novel, the reader will wish she were the best friend who joins Lena in search of Tina Turner!"—ELLEN SUSSMAN, author of French Lessons
"What happens when a middle-aged woman decides her cashmere cocoon is no longer enough? . . . Luckett provides a first class ticket to the good life, revealing the inner strength and struggle that allows a woman to redefine herself."—Lalita Tademy: Cane River, Red River
"Both eloquent and elegant, . . . "Searching for Tina Turner" charts the course of a swiftly-changing life with straight- forward honesty and gut wrenching precision. Luckett proves that there is infinite drama in the smallest detail, and boundless compassion for a woman reclaiming her life." —Nichelle D. Tramble: The Dying Ground, The Last King
"… a sparkling tale of a woman's rise from emotional pain and obscurity to independence and power."
—Deborah Santana: Space Between the Stars: My Journey to an Open Heart
"Ms. Luckett writes with an intimacy that makes you feel as if you are experiencing every nuanced moment right along with Lena, her novel's heroine . . . Searching for Tina Turner is the book we've been waiting for--a deeply moving story, that's also a page-turner. "—Renee Swindle: Please, Please, Please
". . . With her tender heart, cultural sophistication, and sardonic sense of humor, Lena takes us through her journey as a grown-assed-woman in emotional trouble... and shows us one of the most creative ways you can make it to the other side."—Farai Chideya: Kiss the Sky