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Contingency: Book One: Covenant of Trust Series Paperback – December 3, 2010
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I was born during the Summer of Love in Ashland, KY, but I moved to Pedro, OH after I married Jon, and now we live in Robinson, IL. I graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelors degree in Chemistry. I had a teaching certificate, but went to work for Ashland Petroleum Company as a chemist in the R&D department until my firstborn came along.
I have three wonderful kids, a little dog, and a hateful cat.
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I started writing almost as soon as I left my "day" job. Well, truth be told, I've been writing since I was a kid. I modeled my favorite stories, or wrote sequels to them. I wrote a full length novel while I was in college, and it currently resides in a dusty folder under my desk. I pursued writing for children and sold a story to Highlights Magazine. After a writing exercise, this plot began to form and this story began to nag at me, so in July 2005, I started work on the book that became Contingency. In the meantime, I had several devotional pieces published in Cup of Comfort books and one in a Tyndale collection called Life Savors for Women.
God is behind all of this. He has engineered every step I've taken in my life- from college, to work, to bringing Jon and me together, to my children, to the stories and the doors opened (and closed) in pursuit of publication. Every experience passes through His loving hands, approved and designed to bring about deeper Christ-likeness in me and glory to God. I have a deep passion for God's word because I know it's absolutely true and relevant.
Top Customer Reviews
Bobbi Molinsky, a grade school teacher, leads a wonderful and comfortable life. She has a husband she adores, two wonderful sons, a beautiful home, wonderful friends and family. Bobbi is living the dream, until the day she receives an email that had somehow bounced from her husbands email account. Opening that email brings her world shattering down around her. Her husband of eighteen years has cheated on her.
Chuck Molinsky is an up and coming junior lawyer who believes he needs all the pomp and show that goes with being a successful lawyer and that includes a certain image, he buys himself a BMW, he wears designer clothing and he is sexually attracted to his new under associate. Chuck walks right into Tracey Ravenna's black widow trap and he succumbs to her machinations and becomes obsessed with having her. She has become a drug to him and he believes he can have his cake and eat it to. Until the day he receives the call from Bobbi, and he realizes the choices he has made thus far, have been all wrong and he has strayed from the path he once wanted for himself and his family.
Tracey Ravenna is the gorgeous thirty year old redhead who practices law, and is quite impressive and most career orientated. Seeking the same in a man, especially one as prestigious as Chuck, she works her primal sexual nature to weave a web that he is sure to be caught up in.
Phil Shannon is the minister who keeps Chuck and Bobbi on the correct path to redemption and salvation. Through the grace of God, the two search themselves and each other to come to the right choice for everyone involved. Bobbi has severe trust issues and it doesn't look like Chuck is going to get a second chance.Read more ›
The first chapter starts off with the heroine finding an e-mail to her husband from another woman. By the way, the OW is a POW! The book goes back and forth between past and present so that you get a glimpse of their lives before the betrayal. The hero was a selfish jerk during the majority of their 18 year marriage, but turns his life completely around. It is a very emotional book (my favorite kind) and the scripture throughout the book is very uplifting. One of my favorite aspects of the novel is that we get the heroes feelings and emotions along with the heroines, which isn't normally what happens. Along with the believable HEA the book reaffirmed for me that anything can be accomplished through God.
Books 2 and 3 will be out in approximately spring and fall of 2011 and will be a continuation of the life of Chuck and Bobbi(H/h)and their family. There is a summary of Book 2 at the end of Contingency that starts 7 years later with another emotional trial for Bobbi because of her husband's betrayal. OMGosh I cannot wait!!!!! Paula Wiseman is now an autobuy for me.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
It is a wonderful book. Couldn't put it down once I started. Am reading Book 2
Now. Robinson Illinois reader.
Compelling theme and very good development of characters and theme.Published 9 months ago by Janice Leenhouts
I gained considerably more from this book on second reading. It contains some good Christian wisdom, without pretending to be a recipe for all Christian couples.Published 10 months ago by cc
I wish I could give this book 2 1/2 stars. It felt like I was reading a counseling text with dialogue thrown in for examples. Read morePublished 10 months ago by K. Shelby