With the summer coming to an end it’s time for DJ Gatsby Book Club members to get serious about reading and supporting some of our favorite authors. Our September “Book Of The Month” selections are some of the best books we have recommended this year. All are Amazon bestsellers and reflect the diversity in our reading and how our members tastes have change. Our 4 books include A Sinful Calling ( A Reverend Curtis Black Novel) by Kimberla Lawson Roby, The Carter Boys 3 by Desiree, The Hidden Wife by B.M. Hardin, Between Black & White (Book 2) by Robert Bailey. As always we encourage all of our members to Buy, Read & review our selections.
The Hidden Wife Kindle Edition
“Something Borrowed. Something Blue. He Chose Me. But WE Chose You.”
Tiffany, “Strawberry” Parks has it all. The perfect house. The perfect career. The only thing that she is missing is the perfect husband. She failed at love her first time around, but she vowed that her next marriage would be her last.
But who said that she would even have a choice in the matter?
Love finally comes her way, and Strawberry is in love like never before. But something isn’t right. It seems as though the closer and closer she gets to happily-ever after, the more someone seems to be trying to get her attention.
Does someone know her secret?
Strawberry learns the hard way that sometimes love is patient. And sometimes love decides to be kind. But sometimes love is just plain ole’ stupid and other times it’s blind.
But the love that Strawberry feels is real; but can her new husband say the same? Or is there already someone that he loves more….that also has his last name?
Just because it can’t be seen, doesn’t mean it can’t be heard. Have you ever seen what happens, when you fail to keep your word?
To love and honor or to deceive and betray?
When vows and promises are broken, there is always a deadly price to pay.
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Between Black and White (McMurtrie and Drake Legal Thrillers Book 2) Kindle Edition
In 1966 in Pulaski, Tennessee, Bocephus Haynes watched in horror as his father was brutally murdered by ten local members of the Ku Klux Klan. As an African American lawyer practicing in the birthplace of the Klan years later, Bo has spent his life pursuing justice in his father’s name. But when Andy Walton, the man believed to have led the lynch mob forty-five years earlier, ends up murdered in the same spot as Bo’s father, Bo becomes the prime suspect.
Retired law professor Tom McMurtrie, Bo’s former teacher and friend, is a year removed from returning to the courtroom. Now McMurtrie and his headstrong partner, Rick Drake, must defend Bo on charges of capital murder while hunting for Andy Walton’s true killer. In a courtroom clash that will put their reputations and lives at stake, can McMurtrie and Drake release Bo from a lifetime of despair? Or will justice remain hidden somewhere between black and white?
A Sinful Calling (A Reverend Curtis Black Novel) Kindle Edition
Dillon hadn’t been called by anyone. He’d called himself and he wasn’t ashamed of it. But no good can come from . . .
A SINFUL CALLING
Two years ago, to everyone’s surprise, Dillon Whitfield Black, the secret son of Reverend Curtis Black, boldly moved back home, married a woman named Raven, decided he was going to become a minister, and then founded a church right in the center of his living room. Today he’s pastor of a 1,000-plus-member congregation, and new members are joining weekly. Sadly, behind closed doors, Dillon is far from being a saint. Dillon has become more like the man his father was thirty years ago-consumed with money, power, and lots of women. His family may have let bygones be bygones, but they continue to keep their distance.
Not Alicia, though. This daughter of Curtis Black joins Dillon’s congregation, leaving her father’s church behind. The family has forgiven Alicia for marrying Levi Cunningham, the former drug dealer she had an affair with, but once Alicia realizes they will never fully accept Levi, she decides to see her family less and less. She and Levi are truly happy, however, guilt from her betrayal of Phillip and its aftermath casts a shadow over their wedded bliss.
But when Raven decides she wants a higher position in the church and Alicia hides a devastating secret, the entire family is affected in ways they don’t see coming. In the end, no one will be able to trust anyone . . . and for very good reason.
The Carter Boys 3 Kindle Edition
The Carter Boys, Olivia, and the women and men who love and hate them are all back in the third installment of this wild and crazy, yet oh so addictive series.
Shiloh, Anthony, Jaheim, Talin, Elijah and Trent have so many things outside of the family going on in their lives, that they have little to no time to keep a watchful eye on the princess of the Carter family…baby sister…Olivia. All of that changes when the secret life she’s been hiding for some time now comes to the forefront, causing a couple of her siblings to feel some type of way. Whether they’re for her or against her, the Carter men try to deal with what Olivia has going on, all while trying to handle the things that they deem are important to them.
Surprise proposals, unexpected pregnancies, sexual tension, more lies, some truths, meeting the in laws, and a big family dinner that starts and ends with so much chaos that a few brothers literally comes to blows are just a few of the things jumping off with this crazy cast of characters. Let the creative mind and wonderful writing skills of Desiree take you on another trip to Atlanta where the Carter family and all of their drama is sure to keep you thoroughly entertained.
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