By Brenda Jackson
For Erica Sanders, discovering a soul mate used to be the simple half. Brian Lawson is the guy she desires, and everybody has the same opinion they are definitely the right couple. Almost every body. 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 courting 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 stunning lengths Karen will visit so that it will undermine her daughter's relationship.
As secrets and techniques outdated and new are printed, Erica and Brian locate themselves stuck among the bonds of the previous and an doubtful destiny, every one making painful discoveries approximately who to think and belief. Masterfully informed and laced with the sensuality and drama that Brenda Jackson does most sensible, this can be an unforgettable tale of relationships at their most complicated, and the way demanding it may be to select from dwelling separate lives—or keeping quick while love hangs via a silken thread….
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She’d been married three times. She hadn’t loved Mark although she’d liked him. They had gotten along well but then Mark voiced regrets over their union less than a year into their marriage. She’d married Campbell less than a year later because it had seemed the right thing to do at the time. He was her friend, gay and wasn’t ready to come out of the closet. His parents and some of his so-called friends had begun getting suspicious and she’d agreed to marry him to keep the skeptics at bay. It had worked for a while until he’d fallen in love with someone and then hadn’t cared who knew of his sexual preference.
She closed her eyes and became lost in the intensity of the emotions flooding her. When he suddenly pulled back, breaking off the kiss, she opened her eyes and watched a smile touch his lips. “Sounds like our pizza has arrived,” he said. When she just stared at him with a questioning look on her face, he added, “The doorbell sounded. ” She shook her head and managed her own smile. She hadn’t heard anything for feeling so deeply. “No. I think you’d better answer the door. ” His gaze roamed the length of her.
Cut the drama, Karen. Erica is not missing. She probably went out for the evening. I talked to her earlier today and she mentioned April was in town. ” He saw in his wife’s eyes the frown she couldn’t hide. Erica’s friendship with April North was another thorn in her side, something she’d always considered an evil. He’d always been proud of Erica for standing up to her mother on that particular issue, refusing to let Karen choose her friends, just as he was proud of Erica for refusing to let Karen manipulate her into marrying Griffin.