The Prodigal Son

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Grand Central Publishing, May 13, 2014 - Fiction - 336 pages
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The new book in the bestselling Reverend Curtis Black series!

The Reverend Curtis Black hasn't spoken to his son, Matthew, in over a year-not since Matthew dropped out of Harvard to marry his girlfriend, Racquel, and be a full-time father to their infant son. Curtis knows that it was he and his wife, Charlotte, who drove Matthew away, but he prays that one day his son will forgive them and come home.

Matthew, however, can't seem to forget the pain his parents caused him and Racquel. Still, he wonders if maybe they'd been right, as fatherhood is not what he expected, and Racquel's behavior has become increasingly erratic. Matthew genuinely wants to be a good husband, though, and swears he'll never repeat his parents' mistakes. But when an old friend expresses her desire for Matthew, the temptation may be too great to resist...

Then, there's Dillon Whitfield-Curtis's long-lost-son-who has settled in as a member of the Black family. Yet the transition has been anything but easy. Charlotte, convinced he's only after Curtis's money, wishes he would move back to where he came from. Dillon, however, has no intention of going anywhere. After a lifetime in the shadows, he's determined to take his rightful place as Curtis's first-born son and heir, and he'll do whatever it takes to win his father's affection-even if it means playing dirty...

As jealousy builds and secrets pile up, both of Curtis's sons will be pushed over the edge and forced to take drastic action. Can these two troubled young men find their way back into the Black family fold, or will their family ties be undone once and for all?

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First, Mrs. Roby is a great writer. - Goodreads
The plot of the book seems rushed. - Goodreads
Excellent character development. - Goodreads
I just felt as if the ending was a bit rushed. - Goodreads
I didn't see the ending coming like that. - Goodreads

Review: The Prodigal Son (Reverend Curtis Black #11)

User Review  - Shontaye Harkness - Goodreads

OMG! This book pact a whole heap of surprises for you. I did not think she was going to be a nut case. I couldn't believe she turned like that. In the end they all got their just desserts. I didn't ... Read full review

Review: The Prodigal Son (Reverend Curtis Black #11)

User Review  - Shavonne - Goodreads

"The Prodigal Son" was a quick read. If you're taking a long flight or sitting on the beach or just want to take your mind off life for a moment, pick up "The Prodigal Son." If you want to read about ... Read full review

About the author (2014)

Kimberla Lawson Roby is the New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Reverend Curtis Black Series.

She lives with her husband in Rockford, Illinois.
Twitter, @KimberlaLRoby

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