Changing Faces for Fun and Profit$

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iUniverse, Feb 27, 2006 - Fiction
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Have you ever wanted to be someone else? What if you could temporarily become whatever alter ego you selected through the magic of professional costume make-up artistry a la "Mrs. Doubtfire?" You could achieve the Modern American Dream of advancing career, while completely avoiding personal responsibility as someone else! Just think of the mischief and blackmail possibilities!Mark Hyde was a fairly successful junior stock analyst. However, there was an unending wave of young workaholics, just like him, competing for the same pot of gold. How would he rise above the pack without sticking his neck out too far?As a clothing analyst, Mark needed to gain access to the hip-hop culture that sets the apparel trends for young people, black and white. Unfortunately, Mark wasn't very fly as a white guy. However, his cousin, Cindy, worked in Hollywood with the world's best costume make-up artists. Ta da! Introducing J'Marcus White!After Mark's boss coerced him into upgrading a stock recommendation so his firm could reap the lucrative underwriting fee that accompanied the secondary stock offering, the investment community uncovered this illegal quid pro quo, and Mark was made the scapegoat.Could he get his life back? Maybe J'Marcus could help.

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