Forever and a Day

Overview

Two people, born and raised in New Orleans, have drastically different lives until a storm unites them. But can love overcome secrets, corruption, and economic class? Can true love survive Katrina? Light-skinned, privileged, and with the right last name, Jake Broussard knows none of the hardships and prejudices Torrie has suffered, but he knows he loves her. Chocolate beauty Torrie Thibodeaux, a resident of New Orleans lower ninth ward, doesn't feel so beautiful in a place where the ideal black woman is light, ...
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Overview

Two people, born and raised in New Orleans, have drastically different lives until a storm unites them. But can love overcome secrets, corruption, and economic class? Can true love survive Katrina? Light-skinned, privileged, and with the right last name, Jake Broussard knows none of the hardships and prejudices Torrie has suffered, but he knows he loves her. Chocolate beauty Torrie Thibodeaux, a resident of New Orleans lower ninth ward, doesn't feel so beautiful in a place where the ideal black woman is light, bright, and damn near White. But she only wants one man, Jake, to think she's beautiful and worthy to be loved. When Hurricane Katrina strikes the Big Easy, it brings Jake and Torrie together but then they are forced to defend their love and fight against tradition, corruption, and greed.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600430046
  • Publisher: Parker Publishing Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/28/2007
  • Pages: 299
  • Sales rank: 1,451,109
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Award winning author, Dyanne Davis lives in a Chicago suburb with her husband Bill and their son Bill, Jr. She retired from nursing several years ago to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a published author. She was able to accomplish this with her husband's blessing and financial support. An avid reader her natural next step was to write. She writes stories that she hopes will change opinions and shed light on some of the societal problems. Her first novel, The Color of Trouble, was released in July 2003. The novel was received with high praise and several awards. Dyanne won an Emma for favorite new author of the year and was presented with the award in New York City in April 2004. Her second novel, The Wedding Gown was released in February 2004 and has also received much praise. The book was chosen by Black Expressions Book Club, as a monthly club pick. The book was an Emma finalist in March 2005 for Steamiest Romance and for Book of the year. The Wedding Gown was also a finalist for Affaire de Coeur Reader's poll. When not writing you can find Dyanne with a book in her hands, her greatest passion next to spending time with her husband Bill and son Bill, Jr. Whenever possible Dyanne loves getting together with friends and family. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, a professional organization with over ten thousand members and chapters worldwide. Dyanne now serves as her local chapter president.
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