Lindsay and Charlie form a friendship in this novel about beautiful, ambitious African American single women. Both are from small towns but are now living in New York City. Each is lonely, with an unsatisfying romantic relationship. Lindsay is discovering she has less and less in common with her long-term group of female friends. Charlie's only real friend is Kyle, a gay coworker.
Lindsay is in love with Troy, who quit calling her after she told him that she loved him. She is a workaholic on the fast track, hoping to eventually become the first black female president of a television networ