Thirty-two days, divorced. Moving day has arrived for Nadine Parker, but she needs a plan of execution. Nadine struggles to find the strength to break free from the hold of what-once-was with Zane Willibe. After being a couple for sixteen years, thirty-two days of marriage revealed the truth about Zane. And now, the secrets begin to unfold. There’s a war going on between old and new Nadine. Under the surveillance of her hawk-eye mother-in-law, Nadine is held captive in her role as Zane’s wife. And her mother-in-law has made it her full-time job to keep Zane and Nadine married until death-do-them-part. But Nadine’s mother and father are in the background praying for her to get untangled from the devil’s love triangle. Will Nadine continue to be Zane’s oxygen, while suffocating in her own cage of guilt? Or will she make the right decision to set both her and Zane free?
After one too many failed relationships, businesswoman Bernadette Gibson is resigned to singlehood. Yet on the heels of her fiftieth birthday she meets Cooper “Coop” Dennis, a charismatic nightclub owner who literally sweeps her off her feet. But just as they’re ready to make the ultimate commitment, a secret from Coop’s past threatens to end their relationship . . . As her fortieth birthday approaches, bestselling novelist Testimony “Tess” Sinclair is hurting—especially since her ex-boyfriend got married. For a change of scenery she travels to the sleepy southern town of Bourbon, NC, to visit her cousin, Bernadette—and finds unexpected love. Yet as wedding bells promise to ring, Tess wrestles with a secret that could end their happily ever after before it begins . . . Up-and-coming makeup artist and single mom Arizona May is thrilled to be just a few months away from marrying the love of her life. Until then, she and her fiancé are committed to celibacy. But on the eve of Arizona’s thirtieth birthday, they surrender to passion—and she discovers something about her Prince Charming that leads her to rethink their plans . . . As Bernadette, Tess, and Arizona strive to find happiness, they develop a bond that strengthens and surprises them—and carries them through their struggles, to the other side.
Cynthia Highcloud is a Texas-based investigative reporter who’s struggling to come to terms with her new reality. A month after her interview with the five women charging Pastor Abraham McCormick with rape, her car is run off the road, leaving her face so badly disfigured that she’s forced to undergo several excruciating reconstructive surgeries. Two years after the incident, Cynthia finds herself embracing her altered appearance and taking on a new identity—Phoenix DeAngelo. Armed with the strength of her rebirth, Phoenix is determined to prove that Pastor McCormick attempted to kill her in spite of there being no evidence. When she discovers that he’s left Texas to launch a ministry in North Carolina, she immediately follows him there and secures a job in his church’s finance department under the guise of her modified look. Phoenix’s bold move proves to be challenging as she finds herself surrounded by false promises, painful deceptions, and hidden agendas. Still, the untrusting skeptic, will she ever let her guard down far enough to recognize the true Shepherd of the Lord? Or will Phoenix forever believe that ministers are mere predators to their unsuspecting congregations?
Finding love was never part of the plan... Leah Phillips doesn’t think she deserves happiness. For ten years, she’s blamed herself for the disastrous end of her marriage. In a freak accident, her ex-husband was paralyzed, and she became a single-parent riddled with guilt. After so much pain, she can’t imagine finding pleasure or joy. The plans for her storybook life seem more elusive than ever. Morgan Alexander is a corporate Superman with a reputation for swooping in and saving the day. He’s created a blueprint for success. Resolving problems that seem to baffle the most brilliant minds brings him great satisfaction. But he has no idea, the biggest challenge he’ll meet is in the form of a 5’4” honey-skinned, single mom named Leah. When their worlds collide, clever plans prove no match for the demands of love. Do they follow the new path placed before them or do they walk away?
Lachelle Jackson appears to have it all; a husband who adores her; a job that fulfills her and friends that love her unconditionally.When Lachelle learns that she is pregnant, what should be the best experiences of her life becomes one of the darkest times she ever endured.Facing a life-threatening pregnancy, in the midst of insurmountable grief, can Lachelle find the strength to fight for her life and that of her unborn baby? Can she overcome depression and move beyond memories of her past to accept God’s greatest gift…LOVE?
MISSING—the story about a missing child and the abusive father trying to find him. Carmen Sanders has her boyfriend, Benny Taylor, arrested for domestic abuse. Benny’s rap sheet earns him a four year prison sentence. Carmen, who is three month’s pregnant when Benny is sentenced, sees his incarceration as her chance to escape. So, without warning, she packs up her things and her six month old son, Lil Benny, and leaves town—no forwarding address or phone number. When Benny finishes his prison sentence and returns home to see the son he’s never met, Carmen is nowhere to be found. In fact, she’s started a new life and is about to get married—to a police officer. Benny is determined to find Carmen and his child, and when he does, all hell breaks loose. Hell hath no fury, like a daddy scorned.
Does tithing put a restraining order on trouble? Facing eviction, unemployment and more past due notices than provision, Lennox O'Day doesn't think so. But it's hard to convince her husband, Zeke that prophecies won't pay the bills. Brighton Finch is spiritually depleted, wields her bank account like a weapon and is ready to evict her baby from her belly. Instead of glorifying God, Bright uses her ten percent to put others to shame. Will a secret God only knows finally knock her off her entitlement? Cassidy Moore can sing Heaven down, but can't summon a psalm to protect her anointing...or save her life. Will Cassidy find the strength to lift her voice - or will the next note she sings be her last? Do first fruits supersede God's Commandments? …Only Tithes Will Tell
Love was no longer on the menu for Camilla Augustina. After her fiancé calls off the wedding not once but twice, Camilla's had enough. In a brazen move, she takes a new position in the windy city of Chicago; leaving her parents, friends, and ex in a bittersweet goodbye. Adapting to her new surroundings isn't easy but as Camilla settles in a chance encounter with an infamous playboy throws her off balance and rattles her world. She hadn't expected to be drawn so meticulously to another but denying the magnetism that lures her is a futile fight. As President of VFC Energy, a fortune 500 company, Hunter Valentine is at the top of his game. The renowned bachelor holds no secrets about his risqué rendezvous, and his allegiance is saved for family only. However, when Hunter spots Camilla Augustina, dining alone at the breakfast hut in his building, he can't explain the adulation that runs through his core and shakes his entire world. Lust never weakened him like this, and the inclination of love at first site was silly. But when Hunter de
Dearly beloved, that’s how it begins. What God has joined together, let no man put asunder; that’s how it ends. Happily married, wedded bliss and with these rings, we do take; But what happens to happily ever after, when the vows break? Shelby, Raylan, Chloe, Lynesha, Kerri and Camille have been friends since freshmen year of high school. They’ve been together through college, failed relationships, deaths and sickness. They've watched each other grow and become business leaders and owners, wives and mothers. They've survived when most people say, women can't be friends. Then, all hell breaks loose in each of their marriages. Secrets, lying, cheating, drugs, alcohol, and temptations prove that not everything is what it seems. Will the chaos of it all be more than they can take? Find out in part 1 of When the Vows Break
The problem was caused by flames so it seemed logical for it to end in smoke. Michael Brydges, just wanted to be Chief of Police in Douglas, Ga. He worked hard, neglected his family, and patched empty promises with “unwanted gifts” for it. He didn’t want his family to want for anything. All they wanted was him. After losing his wife and daughter, he allowed the daughter that he was left to raise to get away with whatever she wanted. No matter the cost, crime, or reason. “She’s grieving,” he explained. Not realizing that each time he “fanned the flames” her behavior would grow worse; causing her to explode with deceit, anger, and violence. Did he hand over the match that would cause the flame to burn the bridge that should have brought them together? Did he add fuel to the fire that would consume the life of the daughter that was still living? Or is it all her fault?