The Reverend Curtis Black hasn't spoken to his son, Matthew, in over a year - not since Matthew dropped out of Harvard to marry his girlfriend, Racquel, and be a full-time father to their infant son. Curtis knows that it was he and his wife, Charlotte, who drove Matthew away, but he prays that one day his son will forgive them and come home.
Matthew, however, can't seem to forget the pain his parents caused him and Racquel. Still, he wonders if maybe they'd been right, as fatherhood is not what he expected, and Racquel's behavior has become increasingly erratic. Matthew genuinely wants to be a good husband, though, and swears he'll never repeat his parents' mistakes. But when an old friend expresses her desire for Matthew, the temptation may be too great to resist....
Then, there's Dillon Whitfield - Curtis' long-lost-son - who has settled in as a member of the Black family. Yet the transition has been anything but easy. Charlotte, convinced he's only after Curtis' money, wishes he would move back to where he came from. Dillon, however, has no intention of going anywhere. After a lifetime in the shadows, he's determined to take his rightful place as Curtis's first-born son and heir, and he'll do whatever it takes to win his father's affection - even if it means playing dirty....
As jealousy builds and secrets pile up, both of Curtis' sons will be pushed over the edge and forced to take drastic action. Can these two troubled young men find their way back into the Black family fold? Or will their family ties be undone once and for all?
©2014 Kimberla Lawson Roby (P)2014 Hachette Audio
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I own a small shop selling custom/costume Jewelry. I love to listen to audio books while I create jewelry. I love all animals and get very upset when they aren't treated well, even in fiction.
Couldn't put this one down! Wish all the Curtis Black books were available at Audible.
Very interesting insight into skewed thinking of some characters. Renewed my faith in some major characters~ can 't wait for the next installment!
Yes will read more of books, but the narrator didnt bring life into the characters
The Raquell storyline was a lil over the top and even though Dylan was psych he was pretty much an outcast the the Black family
More than one narrator
Racquell not give away but what did to Matt would have written different where her an Matt beat the odds in the end
Yes, I would read another Kimberla Lawson Roby book, however the Dillon Character was too whiny and totally unbelieving. Peter J Fernandes voice was also annoying
My favorite character in this book was Matthew. I feel like I have watched him grow up. It was nice to see him as a young man.
The most memorable character was Matthew's wife. I enjoyed the direction that they went with her being crazy due to post partum depression. Nice twist.
I would. For me, listening to the audio edition tends to bring the book to life.
At first, I didn't care for his voice, however the story line was brilliant and it made bearable to listen to him.
When Matthew came back home.
great book. can't wait for the next one and maybe we will hear more about Dylan Whitfield Black.
I've been reading all the Curtis Black books and I'm glad to be almost done!! I've grown to love and hate some characters through it all. This book was good! Dillion was a piece of work and a downright whining brat so I'm glad he got what was coming to him! Kimberla is an expert at creating psycho characters.
1st I would like to say, I love Kimberlys books, I've read all of the pastor black series before even discovering audible, However, I must say this book was very aggravating! The men were WAYYYYYYY to dam whiny, especially the oldest son, H***, he act as if he wanted to sleep with his dad, not be apart of his life? I must say I was VERY pleased with the ending (not to give anything away ) but it was overall an ok read with a great meaning behind it.
keep up the good work Kimberly!!!!!
I have truly become a fan of Curtis Black!!! Thank you Kimberla for writing great stories with great endings, I love it when a writer completes a story and even though you want more you're satisfied with the ending, you 'nailed it' book after book!!! I can't wait for the next one.
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