The Reverend's Wife (Reverend Curtis Black Series #9)by Kimberla Lawson Roby, Maria Howell
The Reverend Curtis Black is no innocent choir boy, but after learning that his wife, Charlotte, had two affairs in a matter of months, he decides enough is enough. He may have forgiven her the way God expects, but he hasn't forgotten. And though he hates the thought of their children, Matthew and Curtina, hurting even moreand dreads disappointing his… See more details below
The Reverend Curtis Black is no innocent choir boy, but after learning that his wife, Charlotte, had two affairs in a matter of months, he decides enough is enough. He may have forgiven her the way God expects, but he hasn't forgotten. And though he hates the thought of their children, Matthew and Curtina, hurting even moreand dreads disappointing his congregation with yet another scandalCurtis is determined to file for divorce, as soon as Matthew graduates from high school. Charlotte, on the other hand, isn't ready to give up on her marriage or the man she loves so deeply. After nearly losing Curtis once before, she knows all too well just how empty life without him can beso she does everything she possibly can, trying to make things up to him. Yet after months of repenting, reforming, and pleading for her husband to give her another chance, Charlotte realizes all her efforts may have been in vain. Another woman desperately wants to become the next Mrs. Curtis Black, and Curtis certainly isn't the kind of man who enjoys being alone. So Charlotte faces a decision: accept defeat and agree to the divorce or make one last stand to fight for her man. But when the situation takes a turn down a path that is both frightening and shocking, two questions arise: will the couple surviveor could this be the final blow to their onceblessed union?
The writing is cinematic and the juicy plot moves quickly...Roby has a talent for underscoring the universal challenges of people of faith, and more often than not, that strength carries the story."Publishers Weekly on The Reverend's Wife"
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Juicy read!"Essence on SECRET OBSESSION"
Filled with unexpected twists and turns. A dramatic, engaging, and entertaining piece of work."Prominence Magazine on SECRET OBSESSION"
The kind of novel I wish more authors would write...addictive. Made me think, made me wonder. A novel well worth reading."chicklitreviews.com on SECRET OBSESSION"
4 Stars! Roby is the queen of redemption! She has a knack for taking characters that readers love to hate and turning them into ones everyone will cheer for. This one's definitely a page-turner!"RT Book Reviews on SECRET OBSESSION"
New York Times best-selling author Kimberla Lawson Roby has a knack for writing suspenseful, page-turning stories, and her latest novel, Secret Obsession, is no different... A must-read for fiction thriller fans."TheRoot.com on SECRET OBSESSION"
Roby writes with high-octane levels of emotion. She pushes her characters hard, spotlighting their flaws, showcasing their weaknesses, drawing in the readers to be more than bystanders."USA Today
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