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By ReShonda Tate Billingsley

The daughter of an adulterous father offers with the long-rippling results of his activities in her personal love existence during this emotionally strong novel by means of award-winning and nationwide bestselling writer ReShonda Tate Billingsley.

Lauren Robinson is aware precisely what it takes to be the suitable mistress. She had a front-row seat whilst she tagged with her father on all of his extramarital trysts. She enjoyed “keeping Daddy’s specific secrets,” yet many kin, specifically her mom, think about her an partner in aiding get a divorce their family.

Years later, Lauren’s mom, Joyce, whose wellbeing and fitness is failing, can't permit cross of the bitterness as a result of her husband’s philandering. She keeps in charge Lauren, as does Lauren’s brother. Joyce can’t see prior her anger and betrayal and has withheld her maternal affection from Lauren for many of her lifestyles. This emotional distance and Lauren’s early courting reviews lead her thus far married men…

That is till Dr. Matthew King enters the scene. Now poised to develop into a faculty president, Matthew is a former beau that left Lauren brokenhearted. He attempts to teach Lauren that he’s a replaced guy when you consider that their collage days. the 2 really attach and their courting speedy escalates.

When Matthew proposes marriage, Lauren fortunately accepts, yet as their very public engagement makes the inside track, somebody is rationale on sabotaging their dating. somebody who watched her personal marriage destroyed via Lauren, and won’t be at liberty till she provides Lauren a style of her personal medication. Can Lauren cease the cycle of destruction in time to salvage the one love she’s ever identified?

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