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After a lifetime of womanizing, making babies, and then disappearing and taking no responsibility for his actions, Amos Davis has finally reached an impasse—literally crashing his car down a one-way street. It may be the only road to redemption for the aging musician, now afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease, for it has brought together the three daughters he abandoned. But when it comes to their deadbeat dad, their hearts may already be sealed…
Cass, the child of Amos’s mistress, has had enough heartache, from losing her mother to the tragic end of her marriage. Amos was never there for her—why should this talented cake maker be sweet to him now?
Toya, always the “other woman” in her affairs with married men, was deeply scarred by Amos’s public denial of her existence years ago. Will seeing him again send her further down a troubled path?
A gifted writer, Tomiko channels her pain into her stories of the father she never knew. In her imagined world, she is safe—but will she ever risk her heart on real love?
A powerful interplay of memory and reality, this emotionally taut novel weaves the voices of three authors to deliver an unforgettable tale of one man’s struggle to make peace with his failures, his family and the destinies of those who must forgive to move forward with their own lives and dreams.
- Gallery Books |
- 304 pages |
- ISBN 9781451617047 |
- October 2015
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J. D. Mason is the national bestselling and award-winning author whose many novels include Drop Dead, Gorgeous; That Devil’s No Friend of Mine; You Gotta Sin to Get Saved; This Fire Down in My Soul; Don’t Want No Sugar; And On the Eighth Day She Rested, and One Day I Saw a Black King. Her short fiction appears in anthologies including Zane’s Blackgentlemen.com and the story collection Have a Little Faith. She lives in Denver with her children.BECOME A FAN
ReShonda Tate Billingsley’s #1 national bestselling novels include Let the Church Say Amen, I Know I’ve Been Changed, and Say Amen, Again, winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work. Her collaboration with Victoria Christopher Murray has produced three hit novels, Sinners & Saints, Friends & Foes, and Fortune & Fame. Visit ReShondaTateBillingsley.com, meet the author on Facebook at ReShondaTateBillingsley, or follow her on Twitter @Reshondat.BECOME A FAN
Bernice L. McFadden’s national bestselling debut novel, Sugar, won the 2010 Honor Award in Fiction from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. Her many novels that followed include Nowhere is a Place, The Warmest December, and Gathering of Waters, chosen as one of the Best Books of 2012 by The New York Times and The Washington Post. She lives in Brooklyn, where she was born and raised. Visit BerniceMcFadden.com.BECOME A FAN
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