Search Results: "Kimberla Lawson Roby"


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BEST FRIENDS FOREVER by Kimberla Lawson Roby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 5, 2016

"This parable of friendship and the spiritual strength it provides will please devotees of the Reverend Black series, but it's too slight to garner new fans."
When her husband of 12 years slides into bed at 5 a.m., Celine is stunned. So begins this woman's journey through a valley of shadows. Read full book review >

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LOVE, HONOR, AND BETRAY by Kimberla Lawson Roby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2011

"Schadenfreude is the only enjoyment readers could derive from watching these spoiled characters repeatedly self-destruct."
Eighth in Roby's Reverend Curtis Black series, this time featuring Curtis' clueless third wife, Charlotte. Read full book review >

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A SINFUL CALLING by Kimberla Lawson Roby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 21, 2016

"Thrilling for fans of the series."
The Rev. Curtis Black extended-family saga returns with Black's son Dillon at the helm of a new megachurch in Mitchell, Illinois. Read full book review >

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SIN OF A WOMAN by Kimberla Lawson Roby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 20, 2017

"A deliciously decadent beach read of temptation and the wages of sin."
Pastors Raven Jones Black and Porsha Harrington may co-minister the New Vision Christian Center but there's no room for two at the top. Read full book review >

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THE ULTIMATE BETRAYAL by Kimberla Lawson Roby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 9, 2015

"Melodramatic, yes, but compellingly readable."
Fans of the Reverend Curtis Black series will rejoice with this latest installment of the extended-family saga. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 8, 2013

"An outline, rather than a fully drawn study, of a beautiful couple's trials with addiction, their predictable redemption too easily won."
Denise and Derrek appear to be the perfect couple, but can their love for each other and their family overcome their deepening drug addictions? Read full book review >

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COPYCAT by Kimberla Lawson Roby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 31, 2017

"An All About Eve-style cautionary tale for successful women."
Traci Calloway Cole has just published her third novel: Copycat. Isn't it a coincidence that now she has a copycat of her own? Read full book review >

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LOVE AND LIES by Kimberla Lawson Roby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Plenty of action, but far-fetched and joyless."
Bad decisions and even worse men endanger the orderly lives of close friends Charlotte and Janine. Read full book review >

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A HOUSE DIVIDED by Kimberla Lawson Roby
Released: May 7, 2013

"A soap opera filled with people indulging in bad behavior. Fans of the Black family's misplaced haloes will love this latest installment."
The Black family is ecstatic: Son Matthew and his girlfriend, Racquel, are about to deliver the very first grandchild. But squabbling between the two grandmothers threatens to irrevocably divide the family. Read full book review >

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CHANGING FACES by Kimberla Lawson Roby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2006

"Sin and secrets in a lurid, uneven melodrama."
Three longtime best friends find their relationship strained when one of them goes off the deep end. Read full book review >

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THE REVEREND'S WIFE by Kimberla Lawson Roby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2012

"Despite his sanctimonious protestations, Curtis hasn't learned his lesson, and future fracases, necessitating future books, are inevitable."
Another episode in the soap opera otherwise known as the life of Reverend Curtis Black. Read full book review >

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A CHRISTMAS PRAYER by Kimberla Lawson Roby
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"Fans will be happy to read Rev. Black's further adventures, but this latest installment won't win him any new ones."
Five years after her mother passed away, Alexis Fletcher is still plunged into grief every Christmas season. Read full book review >