The Best of Everything: A Novel (The Reverend Curtis Black Series)

By Kimberla Lawson Roby

The Best of Everything is the most effective issues you’ll wear your purchasing checklist this week.”

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Readers who simply can’t get adequate of the Reverend Curtis Black—the fascinating con guy and unbearable womanizer who stars in Sin not more, The Best-Kept mystery, and different acclaimed, bestselling novels by way of Kimberla Lawson Roby—are going to love his daughter, Alicia. within the New York occasions bestseller The better of Everything, Alicia Black takes middle level whereas the rascally pastor stands at the sidelines, and Roby triumphs once more. The better of Everything, is provocative entertainment—a deal with for lovers of Terry McMillian, E. Lynn Harris, and Eric Jerome Dickey—because by way of outrageous habit, “like father, like daughter” certainly applies.

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We’re married, be mindful? if you reduce to rubble, it impacts me and vice versa. ” “That’s irrelevant, and I’m telling you presently, you’d higher cease attempting to keep watch over me. ” “I’m now not attempting to keep an eye on you. I’m simply attempting to get you to work out what you’re doing. ” “You are attempting to manage me, and that i imagine it’s time you cease and notice that I’m your spouse and never your baby. ” “I be aware of you’re my spouse, and that’s why I’m so concerned with this. Alicia, we can’t have enough money your over the top spending behavior and it’s going to need to cease. interval. ” Alicia raised her eyebrows at him after which dropped down at the mattress and became at the tv. “Oh, so now you’re simply going to disregard me? ” Alicia flipped in the course of the channels. “Why can’t you spot how harmful all of this can be finally going to be for us? I’m doing every little thing i understand how by way of being a very good husband to you, yet you act as though you don’t care approximately me or our marriage. You act as if you couldn’t care much less. ” Alicia by no means even checked out him. ultimately, he walked out of the bed room and again downstairs to his learn, she guessed. To be sincere, she didn’t care the place he was once and used to be simply blissful he was once now not harassing her. He used to be fairly commencing to get on her nerves, and he’d definitely long past approach too some distance whilst he’d opened her mail. Mail that wasn’t even addressed to him. and the way dare he confront her like he was once her boss or like he owned her. Alicia reached for her handbag and pulled out her pockets. Then, she got rid of the credit card that she’d simply bought within the mail a few weeks in the past, the person who she’d signed Phillip’s and her identify to correct after the preapproved letter had come final month. She hadn’t deliberate on utilizing it except there has been a few dire emergency, yet now Phillip hadn’t left her any selection. Now, she’d need to take it to the financial institution the following day and get a funds improve so she may well repay the Visa he used to be whining approximately. She’d even have to go to the put up workplace very first thing the next day to come morning so she may perhaps lease a P. O. field after which notify her financial institution and every of her bank card businesses that she had a brand new mailing handle. She slipped the credit card that had a five-thousand-dollar line again into her pockets after which went again downstairs. She picked up the Visa assertion after which tossed the particular card onto the island. “I’ll be paying off your helpful little Visa via midday the next day to come and in order that you recognize, I won’t be utilizing it back. Oh, and I’ve made up our minds to take my father up on his supply to return paintings for the church so from right here on out, I won’t be asking you for one more dime. ” “Baby, you’re taking this too a long way and all I’m asking is that you just keep on with deciding to buy simply issues that you just really want and issues which are priced is reasonably. ” “No. you retain your funds and your Visa. you could have your American exhibit card again, too, simply because I don’t wish something that has your identify on it. ” “But I’m no longer asking you to prevent utilizing our charge cards thoroughly. these playing cards belong to either one of us, so preserve the yankee convey card on your pockets and take again the Visa, too.

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