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The Best-Kept Secret (Reverend Curtis Black Series #3)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2006

    Karma - Simply Put !

    Curtis Black is Back and its a red hot and spicy read regarding some church folks and all of the Church Affairs ( literally) Affairs !!! 3rd wife Charlene, is about 8 years old than his oldest daughter.. and she finds comfort in her Husband's Best Friend and right hand man.. Its a coaster ride filled with thrills and more excitement than Sunday Morning Praise and Worship Service.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 25, 2006

    Very good read

    I really enjoyed this book, I especially liked the ending. I could not put it down I read it in one sitting.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    fun continual soap opera saga

    Reverend Curtis Black feels blessed as the third time is the charm. He vows to God that he will ignore life¿s temptations and set a pious example while running Deliverance Outreach and tending to his flock in Mitchell, a small town near Chicago. He also swears to remain faithful as he has for the two years of their marriage to his third wife, Charlotte and be a real father to their seven years old son, Matthew. --- However, Charlotte, on the other hand who is fifteen years younger than her spouse, wants a taste of the wild life that she thought she would gain by marrying the womanizing preacher who jumped her bones when she was seventeen. She overspends to compensate for his sudden middle class holiness and when that proves insufficient turns to his best friend Aaron Malone for uninhibited sex. Curtis learns about her cuckolding him and confronts Charlotte, who confesses and pledges never again. However Aaron wants Charlotte back in his bed and starts a nasty campaign to succeed by telling his pal about all the transgressions committed by his wife including hinting that Matthew is not Curtis¿ offspring. The reformed born again Curtis holds Charlotte culpable for his fall back to womanizing. --- The three-peat of the life of Curtis Black (see CASTING THE FIRST STONE and TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING) is another well written tale starring individuals who refuse to take responsibility for their actions it is easier to blame someone else for one¿s sins. The story line is driven by the devilish triangle as the behavior of each one spirals them into questionable activity. Fans of the series will appreciate the continual soap opera saga that stars three intriguing no soccer mom or football dad characters whose raunchiness make for a fun read. --- Harriet Klausner

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 22, 2005

    Very good reading!!

    Another gold star for Kimberla! This story is another great example of folks who can dish it out but can't take.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2005

    ssshhhh...lets keep this on the down low!!!

    Pastor Curtis Black has kept his word and married his son's mother. He has moved and has changed his ways. He is human, but this time around he is trying not to be shady, he is trying to do right, but Curtis darling, you picked the wrong woman this time. Curtis has to pay for the error of his ways, he treated Tanya badly and she did not deserve that, he was wrong with Mariah and she did not deserve that. He got a flash or a shot from his past, when he reconnected with Adrienne, but Pastor Black, your current, beautiful, skillful, young, wife is a match in your scandulous ways, and as the pot thickens, Curtis has to face the demons of his past. I think that Curtis says it best when he tells Charlotte, 'you can't con a con' and Curtis learns that the heart is delicate and mind altering organ, and even though Charlotte is a female Old Curtis, he is still trying to be right and not slip back, but in this saga, Charlotte pushed him right back to his unfaithful ways. I look forward to Ms.Robys next story, cause there has to be one. Charlotte has the life she thought she wanted at the end, but cannot be that good and Curtis has not resorted to being a shady Pastor, he has turned over the Pulpit to another Pastor, which is a good thing, and he is concentrating on his career and his travels and a new fling on the side, but has he gotten mixed up with another Adrienne and is his precious little girl really a Black or is it Crazy Donovan's... OOH Charlotte what a tangle web you have weaved.!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2005

    Shoe on the otha foot

    Curtis the Cursed. His name fits. What can possibly happen next in his world? Lose a wife - gain a lover. Lose a lover - gain another wife. Now what? If you enjoyed the first two installments, you probably can't get enough of Reverend Black and his shananigans.

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