The Prodigal Son

The Prodigal Son

Book - 2014
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After dropping out of Harvard to be with his girlfriend Racquel and their new baby, Matthew Black discovers that fatherhood isn't what he expected. His relationship with Racquel has become strained, and while he wants to be a good husband, he soon finds himself attracted to another woman. Meanwhile, Curtis and Charlotte are having their own problems. Curtis's long-lost-son Dillon has settled into their household and Charlotte feels he's trying to take Matthew's place in Curtis's heart. She is determined to get Dillon out of the house, but doing so won't be as easy as she thinks. Dillon quickly figures out what Charlotte is up to and launches his own plan to turn Curtis against her.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2014
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781455526130
Characteristics: ix, 319 p. ; 24 cm


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Dec 03, 2018

12-3-2018 / Book 11/ Matthews marriage to Raquel ends in divorce after she stabs him, his coworker, sleeps with his brother, shoots a policeman and ends up in a mental hospital. Matt goes back to school and leaves MJ with his parents after returning home after a year. Dillion, Curtis first son with a stripper, tries to blackmail Curtis after he gives him a lot of money but his girlfriend Melissa tells Curtis and takes all of his money. Curtis has nothing more to do with him.

Jul 21, 2014

I would like to read this book it seems interesting I read a lot of her books and she does not disappoint.

Jul 21, 2014

I love all the Curtis Black books. It is so true and lets people know that Pastors are just men, they are not Gods.

hapiatlast Jun 05, 2014

In this supposed Christian Fiction novel, there wasn't one likeable character in the bunch.

Everyone was in some way self centered and failed to live up to what they preached or professed to believe.

This particular book is part of a series about the Black Family whose patriarch is a big name preacher who fell from grace due to some sinful doings, which took place in previous installments. Apparently the first lady of the church also has some very salacious doings in her past.

The book focuses on the preacher' s two sons, from different women. The oldest, the pastor denied and has only recently been accepted into the fold, after the son exposed his father's scandalous past, again played out in previous installments. The second son separated himself from his family after his mother did some very underhanded and illegal things to discredit the son's wife.

It was a very easy read and not very enjoyable, only because of the over the top characters and situations.

I would only recommend to people who are following the series and want to keep track of the goings and comings of the characters.

Please note, this can be a stand-alone book. You do not need to read the others to make sense of the story.


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