About the Book
Juanita Winfield, President and CEO of Winfield Consultant Firm, has reached a crossroads. She’s built a highly successful technology company and to all outward appearances is a polished and professional career woman. However, appearances can be deceiving. Inside, Juanita is wrestling with demons from her abusive childhood that she just can’t seem to overcome as evidenced by her penchant for dating abusive men. Unable to escape the anxiety, nightmares and flashbacks of her past, Juanita makes the brave decision to seek professional help.Enter Dr. Kingston Brice, a very attractive and charismatic psychologist who comes highly recommended. As Dr. Brice delves deeper and deeper into Juanita’s past it becomes clear that she’s a very troubled woman with a lot of issues to overcome. But he’s up to the task. After all, this is what he does best; counsel people and solve their problems. Dr. Brice has built quite an impeccable reputation and is highly respected in his field. That’s why it’s so troubling to him when he finds himself attracted to Juanita. In his entire career he’s never violated the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct by becoming involved with a patient and he doesn’t intend to do so now… But the feelings just won’t go away. To complicate matters further, it appears Juanita has developed feelings for Dr. Brice making it difficult for them to maintain a professional relationship. As the pair set out to help Juanita overcome her troubled and tumultuous past, a series of events is set into motion that escalates into a very dangerous and explosive situation!
About the Author
Helen Baskerville-Dukes a native of Providence where she lives with her husband Tyrone and her daughter, Imani.
Helen is the Owner and Artistic Director of IBG Productions, a Christian Performing Arts & Film Production company in the City of Providence. Helen is an experienced playwright producing over 15 plays, a creator of a scripted web series, a talk show and an emerging filmmaker. In 2019, her film ‘Ladies Night’ was premiered at the Rhode Island Black Film Festival. She has also created, trademarked and copyrighted a new sport called Wallopball, which was featured on WJAR Channel 10 on October 25, 2019 and showcased to the public on October 26, 2019.
When Helen is not focused on her craft, she is engaged in her community. She is an active advocate for education and equality serving on the board of the Mount Hope Neighborhood Association.
Through her production company, Helen offers high school students internship opportunities to learn more about the art of filmmaking. In 2019, she served as the lead organizer of the Juneteenth Rhode Island celebration at Roger Williams Park.
In addition to all of her many accomplishments and endeavors, Helen also serves on the Board of the New England chapter of the National Association of Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), a national media trade organization that advocates, empowers, and promotes diversity and inclusion in media.