Lauren Robinson knows exactly what it takes to be the perfect mistress. She had a front-row seat when she tagged along with her father on all of his extramarital trysts. She loved keeping Daddy's special secrets, but many family members, especially her mother, consider her an accomplice in helping break up their family. This emotional distance and Lauren's early dating experiences lead her to date married men.
"Perfect depiction of a life lesson"
How far will you go to save someone you love and trust when they’ve kept a dangerous secret for years? That’s the question facing Lance Kingston, a successful Houston magazine executive whose recent marriage to beautiful, high-powered attorney Tia Jiles seemed to promise a bright future for both of them. But under the surface, a fierce and frightening storm was brewing. That’s because Tia never revealed to Lance what she and her family have known since Tia was 17....
Felise is not the kind of woman to cheat on her husband - especially with her best friend's man. But after one perfect storm of a night, it happened... and she can hardly believe it herself. To top it off, when she woke up in the morning, she found that the man to whom she guiltily made passionate love died of a heart attack overnight. Felise, who is a nurse and a good citizen at that, leaves the hotel room without reporting his death.
Three daughters, connected only through their relationship to Amos, a now elderly ex-musician struggling with Alzheimer's disease, find their lives intertwining as a car accident reunites them at Amos' bedside - bringing some long-buried issues to light.
When her son is accused of a violent crime, church first lady Gloria Jones finds herself battling his prosecutor - as well as her own inner demons - to save him in this drama-filled novel from best-selling, award-winning author ReShonda Tate Billingsley.
"Great book, lot of twist and turns!"
Her dream of studying dance at Juilliard is within reach, but Olivia Dawson turns down the opportunity, choosing instead to stay with her ailing mother in the Houston projects where they barely make ends meet. Lorraine Dawson is Olivia' s whole world, and now Olivia insists on being there for her. But when Lorraine learns Olivia is sacrificing college for her sake, her heartache triggers a series of shattering events that results in Olivia discovering her father, a man she was told had died years ago. But he is alive and well - and he' s the powerful CEO of one of the country' s richest corporations.
Now that Rachel Jackson Adams’s husband has won the coveted position of president of the American Baptist Coalition, Jasmine Larson Bush has concocted a scheme to one-up her rival - by promoting her new community center on the nation’s #1 television talk show!
"Some can never stay out of trouble!"
Jasmine Cox Larson Bush and Rachel Jackson Adams have been through a lot together - from fighting for their husbands to become the head of the American Baptist Coalition to getting mixed up in a terrible murder. Now the frenemies have found themselves the stars of First Ladies, a much anticipated new reality television show. Jasmine balks at the idea of airing her dirty laundry on national TV, but Rachel sees it as the perfect opportunity to take her brand to the next level.
"First book was...."
Award-winning authors Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Tate Billingsley are both beloved for their strong female leads and juicy plotting. In Sinners & Saints, Murray and Billingsley join forces to tell a tale packed with drama, scandal, and redemption. Jasmine Bush and Rachel Adams both want their husbands to be elected president of the National Baptist Association, and they’re willing to use plenty of low-down tricks to win. But when another woman joins the fray, she proves more devious than either of them could imagine.
"WONDERFUL - FABULOUS - OVER THE TOP"
Vanessa Colton-Kirk is a divorce court judge who's seen it all, but nothing prepares her for her own husband Thomas asking for a divorce. Vanessa's career has driven him to a woman who can satisfy his needs - and give him a child. Now a mandatory spiritual retreat is the last chance to save their marriage - but can Vanessa and Thomas mend their broken bonds?
"Good but a few issues"
The teen reality show Miami Divas made media sensations out of Miami’s richest in-crowd, and Maya Morgan is one of them. Now Maya’s been offered her very own show, and she’ll do whatever it takes to step up the fame, and that includes spilling some secrets her friends wish were left buried. But as Maya gives up the goods, someone will do anything to shut her up. Between backstabbing lies and hard truths, this gossip girl has only one chance to make things right, before it’s too late.
"I guess I looked over "teen" in the description:("
She can uncover the biggest celebrity secrets, but now Maya Morgan's hottest story ever is way too up close and personal. For once, everything in Maya's life is falling perfectly into place. She's getting serious media cred uncovering the source of a new designer drug doing major glitterati damage, and the new man in her life is giving her all the cool bling and attention she craves off-camera. But the truth behind her scoop is about to cut too close to home - and put Maya and her family in the crosshairs. Soon, she'll have to decide just how far she can afford to go to save her family, her career…and herself.
She dishes celebrity dirt that no one else dares. But now, Maya Morgan is about to get a taste of her own medicine. Gossip show RumorCentral has gone beyond Miami to national syndication, so now's the time for Maya Morgan to really make her brand blow up. But things start to blow up in her face when a super fan takes over her online life, trashing her reputation and putting her gossip future at risk. Now Maya will need every down-and-dirty move - and a little help from her frenemies.