By Brenda Jackson
For Erica Sanders, discovering a soul mate was once the simple half. Brian Lawson is the guy she desires, and everybody is of the same opinion they're the precise couple. Almost all people. the single exception is Erica's mom, Karen, who prefers her daughter marry one other guy. Karen even hires a personal detective to enquire Brian, however the fact he uncovers is the very last thing she expected—a devastating betrayal that rips either households apart.
Convinced that her dating cannot be salvaged, Erica ends her engagement. but she has lingering doubts over her choice, in particular as soon as Brian's beautiful unmarried neighbor starts off pursuing him. an opportunity assembly proves that the fervour among Brian and Erica hasn't dimmed—but neither has the selection of others to maintain them aside, or the surprising lengths Karen will visit with a view to undermine her daughter's relationship.
As secrets and techniques outdated and new are published, Erica and Brian locate themselves stuck among the bonds of the prior and an doubtful destiny, each one making painful discoveries approximately who to think and belief. Masterfully instructed and laced with the sensuality and drama that Brenda Jackson does top, this can be an unforgettable tale of relationships at their most intricate, and the way demanding it may be to choose from dwelling separate lives—or keeping quickly whilst love hangs via a silken thread….
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Before he could turn toward the door, Erica moved quickly across the room to her father and kissed him on his cheek. “’Bye, Dad. Thanks for caring enough to come by to check on me. ” He then looked at Brian and unspoken communication passed between them. It was a message that Brian deciphered immediately. I’m depending on you to make her happy. Please don’t let either of us down. It hit Brian just then what the magnitude of the man’s thoughts meant. In a roundabout way, Wilson was bestowing his blessing on them.
They had ordered pizza and he had taken over her kitchen to make his favorite sweet treat. Brownies. And to top them off he’d made a mouthwatering chocolate sauce. “It’s one of Mom’s. ” She nodded as she licked her lips. She’d been serious when she’d said the sauce was delicious and she couldn’t wait until the brownies cooled so they could layer it on top of them. The coffee had been brewing and she was anxious to pour a cup to go along with them. ” she asked. He smiled as he turned back to the stove.
Even her job as head librarian and accountant at the town’s historical library was nothing more than a cushy position created by her parents—mainly her mother—to assure the history of Hattersville was well preserved. Erica was constantly reminded that if it hadn’t been for the forefathers—those free blacks who’d come from Canada—the town wouldn’t exist. For generations there had been a distinct line between the two groups of people living in Hattersville, the haves and the have-nots. Those that had money—the Hayeses, Delberts, Sanderses, Carters, Heards, Bakers, Cobbs and Stonewells—were those who owned major manufacturing corporations that employed thousands of people who drove into the city to work.