That Faith, That Trust, That Love: A Novel

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Random House Publishing Group, Dec 18, 2007 - Fiction - 384 pages
2 Reviews
2002 Gold Pen award winner for Best Christian Fiction

Marley Shepherd should be on top of the world—she’s a lawyer at a prestigious law firm and engaged to marry the crown prince of Atlanta black society. But soon she begins to see that her life—and her fiancé—are not as perfect as she thought. Marley seeks comfort in her mother and grandmother, but they are too consumed with anger at each other, and too blinded by their past, to save Marley from the disaster that will turn her life—and theirs—upside down. Then Marley has a spiritual awakening . . .

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Count your blessings and pass the butterbeans.Young attorney Marley Shepherd is going places. Didn't she just get engaged to the perfect man? Gerrard swears he loves her, and that's enough for Marley ... Read full review

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This was such a beautiful book, so much my spirit was drawn to it. It refreshed my commitment to Christ, love, and life. I am in awe of how Almighty God can use a fictional book to engineer circumstances to draw us near to Him. God Bless you Ms.Ellis!

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Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20

Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Acknowledgments Copyright Page

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About the author (2007)

Jamellah Ellis is a graduate of Spelman College and Northwestern University School of Law. You can e-mail her at jamellahellis or visit her website at This is her first novel.

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