Essence best-selling author Vanessa Davis Griggs is not afraid to tackle controversial subject matter in her faith-based fiction. Forever Soul Ties follows Butterfly and Ethan - two high school friends mired in unhappy marriages. After a chance encounter, they embark on an illicit affair. But when Butterfly is found out, stress is placed on her already struggling marriage and her standing in her church.
"Forever Soul Ties"
In Goodness and Mercy by award-winning author Vanessa Davis Griggs, Gabrielle’s girlhood dream of becoming a dancer slips away when life takes an unexpected turn. But after she meets the man of her dreams at church, everything seems to be falling into place—until a past secret threatens to tear her life all apart and puts her newfound faith to the ultimate test.
Vanessa Davis Griggs combines Terry McMillan sass and Jan Karon spirituality in the second part of her moving Blessed Trinity trilogy about a congregation striving to gain Heaven while struggling with earthly concerns. Pastor George Landris has a monumental mandate for his flock. He wants them to cast off their strongholds (i.e., their weaknesses), and this sets off a flurry of soul-searching and repentance with humorous and poignant results.
Motivational speaker and best-selling author Vanessa Davis Griggs pens moving tales that mix the stylings of Jan Karon and Terry McMillan. Faith Alexandria Morrell and her two sisters guard a dark secret. Needing direction, they join a local megachurch, where they meet people with problems of their own.
"Godly characters with real world problems!"
Must a young woman choose between her commitment to her marriage…and to God? Brianna was 10 years old when she first met 25 year old David R. Shepherd, a devout and gifted gospel recording artist who would ultimately become world renowned megastar, King d.Avid. He left an impression on Brianna she would never forget. And they were destined to meet again…
"Mary E Jones"
Paris Simmons-Holyfield is facing a dilemma - she's pregnant but she is not sure who the father is. After spending a night with Darius Connors, her ex-colleague, the baby could belong to him, but she doesn't want to ruin her marriage. Darius has his own problems. His wife, Tiffany, has kicked him out. But he doesn't want to give up on his marriage just yet - even if Tiffany has found company in the arms of Clarence Walker, the Minister of Music at Followers of Jesus Faith Worship Center.
"Happy Endings to Secrets and Lies!"
For years, Memory Patterson has been running away from her problems and conning her way through life. Then a chance encounter with Pastor Landris’ pregnant wife, Johnnie Mae, puts her on the path toward meeting the mother she never knew. But a storm is brewing on the horizon, and soon Memory, Johnny Mae, and Pastor Landris will find their faith tested.
Best-selling author Vanessa Davis Griggs pens compelling tales eagerly devoured by fans. Here spoiled teens Crystal and Sahara get sent to live with their grandmother, Ma Ray, for a summer without cell phones, Internet, or boys. Upset their summer is ruined, the girls attempt to rebel against their grandmother’s strict rules. But they don’t succeed, because Ma Ray was once a wild child like her granddaughters—and she knows every trick in the book.
"That Missing Old School Grandma... She's Back!"
Delightfully mixing inspirational romance and contemporary fiction, Vanessa Davis Griggs’ novels are gripping emotional rollercoaster rides. Here, aspiring event planner Melissa Anderson falls for the handsome, successful Marcus Peeples. But there’s a catch—he’s divorced—and Melissa struggles to reconcile this withher spiritual beliefs.
Vanessa Davis Griggs’ Blessed Trinity novels tackle tough questions of faith with humor and honesty. The sixth entry in the series, The Truth Is the Light features the return of the always-entertaining Followers of Jesus Faith Worship Center congregation. Here, the flock’s newest member is causing quite a stir, but he’s not the only one bringing drama into the church house.
A luminous figure in both Christian and African American fiction, Vanessa Davis Griggs pens gripping faith-based tales eagerly anticipated by fans. In The Other Side of Goodness, 50-year-old Alabama Congressman Lawrence Rudolph Simmons is facing an uphill battle in his bid for re-election. His chances are further jeopardized when a woman from his past resurfaces with terrible news: the love child they gave up for adoption needs a bone marrow transplant. Helping the child could ruin Lawrence’s career, but that may be the only right thing to do.
"The Other Side of Goodness"
Nationally best-selling author Vanessa Davis Griggs helps spread the Word with powerful fiction for the faithful. In The Other Side of Dare, Paris Simmons-Holyfield finds her marriage of seven years stressed to the breaking point when she works toward adopting nine-year-old Jasmine. Her husband Andrew and her father oppose the adoption. And while Paris has her suspicions as to why, it soon becomes clear that Jasmine is the key to a long-buried secret. Now Paris must overcome tests to her faith and marriage as she searches for the truth.
"she done it again ...Love it so much . first time"
Pastor George Landris and his one true love Johnnie Mae have faced many obstacles on their journey to the altar, and now they are finally about to be married. But while Landris is planning the wedding, his fiancée gets wrapped up in the mystery of a valuable necklace and a mix-up in a hospital nursery that occurred more than 50 years ago. Johnnie Mae knows that it all has something to do with the enigmatic Sarah Flemming, an elderly woman she met in Alabama.
"This book has changed my life!!"