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The Secret She Kept

Billingsley, ReShonda Tate (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Her novel Say Amen, Again won the NAACP Image Award, proving that ReShonda Tate Billingsley's storytelling "scores a direct hit" ( Publishers Weekly ), delighting and inspiring with powerful, soul-searching situations and unforgettable characters. How far will you go to save someone you love and trust when they've kept a dangerous secret for years? That's the question facing Lance Kingston, a successful Houston magazine executive whose recent marriage to beautiful, high-powered attorney Tia Jiles seemed to promise a bright future for both of them. But under the surface, a fierce and frightening storm was brewing. That's because Tia never revealed to Lance what she and her family have known since Tia was seventeen-she has an illness that takes over her mind, transforming her into a raging, violent woman hell-bent on destruction. Bipolar disorder. Schizophrenia. Or crazy, as Lance's grandmother continually reminds him. "Crazy leaves clues," she told him point-blank, and perhaps Lance should have listened. Tia's mother tries to pray the problem away . . . and Tia's doctors can't help her if she won't do what they advise. Now there's more than their marriage and Tia's survival at stake: Tia is pregnant, and Lance will stop at nothing to keep his troubled wife and unborn daughter safe. But at what price?
Authors: Billingsley, ReShonda Tate
Title: The secret she kept
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2012.
Edition: First Gallery Books trade paperback edition.
Characteristics: 355 pages ;,21 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Local Note: 24 29 53 54 56 57 60 61 62 65 68 69 70 72 73 74 77 78 102 109 118 148 152 216 226 242 244 250 258
ISBN: 1451639651
9781451639650
Statement of Responsibility: ReShonda Tate Billingsley
Subject Headings: Mental illness Fiction. Women Mental health Fiction. Married people Fiction. Dating (Social customs) Fiction.
Genre/Form: Love stories.
Topical Term: Mental illness
Women
Married people
Dating (Social customs)
LCCN: 2011053379
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Jul 10, 2013
  • Cljohnsoncolem rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Yes, she kept the secret hidden very well. Web of lies and a husband that stands by her side.

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Jul 10, 2013
  • Cljohnsoncolem rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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