By ReShonda Tate Billingsley

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

Lauren Robinson understands precisely what it takes to be the right mistress. She had a front-row seat whilst she tagged together with her father on all of his extramarital trysts. She enjoyed “keeping Daddy’s certain secrets,” yet many kinfolk, specifically her mom, ponder her an companion in assisting get a divorce their family.

Years later, Lauren’s mom, Joyce, whose well-being is failing, can't enable move of the bitterness brought on by her husband’s philandering. She keeps guilty Lauren, as does Lauren’s brother. Joyce can’t see earlier 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 reports lead her so far married men…

That is till Dr. Matthew King enters the scene. Now poised to turn into a faculty president, Matthew is a former beau that left Lauren brokenhearted. He attempts to teach Lauren that he’s a replaced guy in view that their collage days. the 2 actually attach and their courting quick escalates.

When Matthew proposes marriage, Lauren fortunately accepts, yet as their very public engagement makes the scoop, somebody is cause on sabotaging their dating. somebody who watched her personal marriage destroyed by means of Lauren, and won’t be at liberty till she offers Lauren a flavor of her personal drugs. Can Lauren cease the cycle of destruction in time to salvage the single love she’s ever recognized?

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