BROOKLYN - Relationship expert and Brooklyn resident Demetria Lucas has released her debut book titled "A Belle in Brooklyn."

Lucas is a well known writer for Essence Magazine who has made a name for herself by writing about personal stories and giving relationship advice with a Brooklyn flair.

The debut author says she loves that she can be honest about her life, flaws and all. The book aims to help single women find "Mr. Right" with personal revelations as well as interviews with experts and men from Brooklyn.