Kimberla Lawson Roby
Behind The Ink
Sister Friends Forever
Serena, Michelle, Kenya, and Lynette have been best friends since they were small children. And as sister-friends forever, they have always been there for one another, through good times and bad, no matter what.</p> <p>This year is a crucial turning point for each woman. Serena, still single, is questioning why love hasn’t found her yet. Michelle is engaged and ready to walk down the aisle—until an old flame strolls back into her life. Kenya is happily married, but at the same time, her husband’s ex-wife won’t allow them or their family to live in peace. And Lynette’s divorce from her cheating husband has her nervously dating for the first time in well over a decade.</p> <p>During this difficult period, their friendship will be tested like never before. Yet it is that sisterly love that they will need . . . more than ever.
Casting The First Stone
Tanya Black has everything a woman could want: a fulfilling career, a beautiful daughter, an elegant home, and a handsome, charismatic husband who is the pastor of a prominent Baptist church. And yet, none of it can hide the growing turbulence in her marriage.</p> <p>Her husband, Reverend Curtis Black, once a loving, devoted, and passionate partner, has grown remote, and Tanya is thrown into doubt about what she once cherished. When she uncovers disturbing truths, confirming scandalous rumors about Curtis, she questions all that she’s ever believed in.</p> <p>But it is when Tanya is dealt the worst kind of betrayal a woman can face that her life is changed forever. Plunged into a bittersweet journey of discovery, she finds herself learning painful new lessons about love, loyalty–and sensual temptation–and is forced to make some very hard decisions for her daughter, herself, and her future.
The Woman God Created You to Be
Kimberla Lawson Roby admits that for years, she wasn’t being the real woman God created her to be. Yes, she has always loved God and tried her best to honor Him, but what she eventually discovered was that building and maintaining her own personal relationship with God–and making Him her top priority–was the key to finding joy in all areas of her life.</p> <p>Now, in The Woman God Created You to Be, Kimberla has bravely–and transparently–written about her flaws, fears, and failures, as well as her faith, courage, and successes. From experiencing divorce to marrying her soulmate of twenty-nine years…from hopelessly searching for the perfect job to becoming a New York Times bestselling author…from suffering in silence with anxiety to concentrating on self-care…from struggling with the loss of her mom to finding strength, comfort, peace. and understanding–Kimberla takes you on a journey that will help you do the following:</p> <p>Become the Best Spiritual You (Seven Days Per Week)</p> <p>Become the Best Personal You (Mentally, Emotionally, and Physically)</p> <p>Become the Best Professional You (Without Jeopardizing Your Faith)</p> <p>Kimberla reminds us that when we trust and depend on God–heart, mind, and soul–He will empower us to do more than we ever thought imaginable. He will help us see that we are more than enough and that He has already given us everything we need to become the women He created us to be–spiritually, personally, professionally…and beyond.
It's a Thin Line
Sydney, Gina, and Rick are siblings who have always shared a special bond, and yet their lives are as different as can be. Responsible eldest sister Sydney has a sexy husband, an adorable daughter, and fulfilling work. But, little by little, the demands of her writing career have mounted, leaving her little time or energy for family life. Meanwhile, proud middle sister Gina is struggling to raise her eight-year-old twins–and protect them from the increasing fury of their volatile father. Finally, impulsive brother Rick, the baby of the family, is living the high life–dodging commitment with his longtime girlfriend and wondering if the grass is greener somewhere else.</p> <p>When their beloved mother, Delores, suffers a debilitating stroke, all three suddenly find the tenuous threads of their individual lives at a breaking point. A dark childhood secret threatens Sydney’s secure world; Gina is swept into a maelstrom of domestic violence, and Rick comes to a dramatic crossroads in his relationship. Worst of all, the burden of caring for a parent is tearing the siblings apart, shattering their faith in one another. Now, as Sydney, Gina, and Rick struggle to overcome daunting obstacles and rebuild their lives, they will discover something they’ve never let themselves believe: that their most stable–and most cherished–relationships have always been with each other.
Behind Close Doors
Regina Moore and Karen Jackson, lifelong best friends, are living the kind of life most women only fantasize about. With beautiful homes, fulfilling careers, and two adoring husbands, their joy could not be greater, their worlds could not be richer. But suddenly, shattering truths about the loving men they thought they knew turn happiness into anguish and rage. For Karen and Regina, nothing they believed in or cherished can ever be the same as it was. Yet, in the painful process of starting over, new doors will open, and two women who once had it all will rediscover the power of honesty and friendship … and learn the true scope and meaning of love.
Here and Now
Brilliant and vibrant, Marcella Jones had the whole world in her hands until she gave her heart to the wrong man. Tyrone was handsome and charismatic, but he left her destitute, raising two small children alone–and yearning for the kind of life her dead-end job will never provide. Marcella’s elder sister, Racquel, lives in a fine home, has a fulfilling career, and the love of Kevin, her handsome, successful, supportive husband. Yet her desperate longing for a child is driving her into a deep depression and away from Kevin. Marcella and Racquel are so hungry for what the other has, they are tearing their lives apart. Only with each other’s help can they heal the hurt and celebrate the joy of everything that’s been given to them.