It's a Thin Line

It's a Thin Line

by Kimberla Lawson Roby


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In this captivating classic, New York Times bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby tells the powerful tale of three very different siblings who discover that family is the only thing that truly matters.

Sydney, Gina, and Rick have always shared a special sibling bond, yet their lives are as different as can be. The eldest, Sydney, has a loving, handsome husband and an adorable daughter. But the demands of her writing career leave little time for family. Meanwhile, middle sister Gina is struggling to raise young twins—and trying to protect them…and herself . . . from their volatile father. Rick, the youngest, is living the high life—dodging commitment with his girlfriend—and wondering if the grass is greener elsewhere.
When their beloved mother, Delores, suffers a stroke, all three suddenly find the tenuous threads of their individual lives at a breaking point. Worst, the burden of caring for a parent is tearing them apart. But as they struggle to overcome daunting obstacles, they will discover something that they've never let themselves believe: their most stable—and most cherished—relationships have always been with each other . . .

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496725141
Publisher: Kensington
Publication date: 08/25/2020
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 578,151
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

KIMBERLA LAWSON ROBY is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of twenty-seven novels, which include her popular Reverend Curtis Black Series and many standalone titles. She is the 2013 recipient of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work of Fiction and the 2014 AAMBC Award for Female Author of the Year. Her books have appeared on national bestseller lists, including The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Essence® Magazine, Upscale Magazine, Emerge Magazine, The Dallas Morning News, and The Austin Chronicle. Ms. Roby’s numerous awards include the First-Time Author Award from Chicago’s Black History Month Book Fair and Conference, the Blackboard Fiction Book of the Year Award, and a Patron Choice Award from the Central Mississippi Regional Library System. She lives in Illinois with her husband, Will. Visit her online at

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