By Brenda Jackson
For Erica Sanders, discovering a soul mate used to be the straightforward half. Brian Lawson is the guy she wishes, and everybody has the same opinion they're the fitting couple. Almost every body. the single exception is Erica's mom, Karen, who prefers her daughter marry one other guy. Karen even hires a personal detective to enquire Brian, however the fact he uncovers is the very last thing she expected—a devastating betrayal that rips either households apart.
Convinced that her courting cannot be salvaged, Erica ends her engagement. but she has lingering doubts over her determination, in particular as soon as Brian's appealing unmarried neighbor begins pursuing him. an opportunity assembly proves that the eagerness among Brian and Erica hasn't dimmed—but neither has the decision of others to maintain them aside, or the surprising lengths Karen will visit so one can undermine her daughter's relationship.
As secrets and techniques outdated and new are published, Erica and Brian locate themselves stuck among the bonds of the prior and an doubtful destiny, every one making painful discoveries approximately who to think and belief. Masterfully instructed and laced with the sensuality and drama that Brenda Jackson does most sensible, this can be an unforgettable tale of relationships at their most intricate, and the way difficult it may be to select from dwelling separate lives—or protecting speedy whilst love hangs through a silken thread….
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She would give him the benefit of the doubt since she knew he’d left town and attended college before returning home to take over running his family’s rubber company. As long as there were tires on the road Hayes Rubber Plant would probably remain in business, which made her question the recent rumor her grandmother had shared with her that he was thinking about going into politics. Fluffy tugged on his leash drawing April’s attention and when Fluffy began trotting in the opposite way of home, April figured the dog wasn’t ready to settle in for the night just yet and decided neither was she.
She didn’t want to think of him with another woman; in fact over the years she’d done a pretty good job of not thinking of him at all. A busy career and three husbands followed by three divorces had helped to keep her from pining over a lost love. But seeing him now was reminding her of just how handsome he was and why she’d fallen head over heels for him back in high school. He’d been the guy all the girls had wanted, except for Erica. In addition to loving him, April also liked him. Although he’d been born with a silver spoon planted firmly in his mouth, he hadn’t acted obnoxious like some of the others guys around town.
For generations there had been a distinct line between the two groups of people living in Hattersville, the haves and the have-nots. Those that had money—the Hayeses, Delberts, Sanderses, Carters, Heards, Bakers, Cobbs and Stonewells—were those who owned major manufacturing corporations that employed thousands of people who drove into the city to work. After giving April a good-bye hug, Erica slid into her car, a cherry-red Mercedes two-door that had been a birthday gift from her father a couple of years ago.
A Silken Thread by Brenda Jackson