Three national bestselling authors join talents in a multi-dimensional novel that illustrates the importance of love, family, and forgiveness. 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.
- Paperback | 288 pages
- 135 x 208 x 20mm | 227g
- 13 Oct 2015
- SIMON & SCHUSTER
- Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
- New York, United States
About J D Mason
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. ReShonda Tate Billingsley's #1 nationally 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 four hit novels, Sinners & Saints, Friends & Foes, A Blessing & a Curse, and Fortune & Fame. BET released a movie in 2013 based on ReShonda's book Let the Church Say Amen in which she had a minor role. She also had a role in the made-for-TV movie The Secret She Kept based on her book of the same title. Visit ReShondaTateBillingsley.com, meet the author on Facebook at ReShondaTateBillingsley, or follow her on Twitter @ReShondaT. 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.