Hostage of Lies

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Aphrodisia, 2009 - Fiction - 312 pages
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How important is the past? For 40-year-old Titi, who's always felt like an outsider in her own family, it's vital. Titi has returned home for her father's seventy-fifth birthday celebration, but she's not there with well wishes for the man who sent her away many years ago. She's come looking for answers-about the child she was forced to give up for adoption and about her family's secretive history. Her mother does not want her snooping into family affairs that are better left in the past, but Titi is determined. She knows there must be some truth to the strange stories her beloved great-grandmother told her as a child, and now she's not leaving until she learns the truth-even if it destroys her family in the process.
 

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User Review  - mom2childs - LibraryThing

Overall, this was a pretty good book. It was a difficult read for me, though. There were so many underlying stories, and the fact that it was told out of sequence, with so many characters, that I was ... Read full review

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User Review  - L.Marie - LibraryThing

HOSTAGE OF LIES: SECRETS OF A SMALL TOWN Have you ever felt haunted by your past? Are you curious about your family history? Are you considered the black sheep in your family? If so, you can relate to ... Read full review

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Contents

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XXX
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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About the author (2009)

Maxine Thompson is a Renaissance woman in that she is a literary coach. Internet radio show host/owner, literary agent, poet, columnist, award-winning short story writer, and novelist. She is the author of The Ebony Tree, No Pockets in a Shroud, A Place Called Home, and other books. Maxine is making her mark in the literary and publishing fields, opening doors once closed to black writers and bringing new emerging writers with intriguing story lines and characters with depth and texture with her.

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