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Secret Obsession Hardcover – September 6, 2011
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"Juice read!"―Essence on SECRET OBSESSION
"The kind of novel I wish more authors would write...addictive. Made me think, made me wonder. A novel well worth reading."―chicklitreviews.com on SECRET OBSESSION
"New York Times best-selling author Kimberla Lawson Roby has a knack for writing suspenseful, page-turning stories, and her latest novel, Secret Obsession, is no different... A must-read for fiction thriller fans."―TheRoot.com on SECRET OBSESSION
"4 Stars! Roby is the queen of redemption! She has a knack for taking characters that readers love to hate and turning them into ones everyone will cheer for. This one's definitely a page-turner!"―RT Book Reviews on SECRET OBSESSION
"Filled with unexpected twists and turns. A dramatic, engaging, and entertaining piece of work."―Prominence Magazine on SECRET OBSESSION
"The lengths Paige goes to...sure keep the pages turning...so much fun...Fans of Roby's Curtis Black novels will find this one true to form."―Booklist on SECRET OBSESSION
"Lively, action packed and full of sassy sensuality, Roby once again has created a story that grabs the reader's attention and holds it until the very end."―Las Vegas Review on LOVE, HONOR AND BETRAY
"Love, Honor and Betray is an entertaining read and remains true to Roby's style of creatively telling a story."―The New York Amsterdam News on LOVE, HONOR AND BETRAY
"Lively, action-packed, and full of sassy sensuality, Roby once again has created a story that grabs the reader's attention and holds it in her grip until the very end."―Corpus Christi Caller-Times on LOVE, HONOR AND BETRAY
"Kimberla Lawson Roby weaves truth into fiction."―Indianapolis Star
"Roby [deals] with real issues in her novels."―Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
"Roby's fiction...[addresses] issues that are important to women today."―Memphis Commercial Appeal
"Kimberla Lawson Roby has reached a pinnacle most writers only dream of."―Rockford Register Star
"Roby, a bestselling author with a devoted audience, knows well the recipe for success: equal parts heartbreak and romance, with liberal dashes of sexual satisfaction."―San Jose Mercury News
"Kimberla's writing is magical."―Lolita Files, author of Scenes from a Sistah
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Example/Negative: Paige steals your car and you call the police. Paige Positive: She thinks you're calling the police because you want to borrow their handcuffs to spice up your night of lovemaking. Yeah, you think I'm kidding... read the book. Paige did have a less than stellar childhood but I was waiting for something to drop that would help explain what the hell was wrong with her. And it drops... oh does it drop! That part is very emotional and Kimberla writes it like she lived it.
This is a very fast read about an extremely delusional woman who is obsessed with her sister's life, and especially her man. She executes a couple of very devious plans to help facilitate this, and if you aren't convinced that Paige is insane by page three... reading about plan #1 will be your Rosetta Stone. While this is one of Kimberla's shorter books, it doesn't read like it. Kimberla is a gem and so are her books. Do yourself a favor and bask in the glow.
I like the overall plot, but this read did not contain the intriguing story lines we are used to from this author. The product description of this novel is extremely straight forward, and precisely sums up exactly what happens between the pages. Nothing more, nothing less. Although surely entertaining, I found this short read to be either too simple or over done in every category. The twists make the novel, but the drama is heightened above that of a dramatic film, and the fairy tale ending comes off as abrupt and left me feeling cheated.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Another great book from Mrs. Roby
Couldn't put it down
I so glad the sisters were able to mend there relationship
This book was a great read. Once again, Kimberla does not disappoint. I know this is fiction, but I wonder who is the friend or family member this story is based on.Published 7 months ago by DIANE GRAY
I couldn't put the book down. The book kept my attention from start to finish! A must read! Kimberly Lawson Roby does it again!Published 7 months ago by Sdot
I have read most if not all of Kimberla Lawson Roby books. I read this one in 2-3 days while on vacation. I could not put the book down. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Sunnie Mosby
great author all of her books i have been reading her for yearsPublished 9 months ago by Virginia Shirley Warren
Paige was crazy on so many levels. I couldn't believe she thought her plan was going to work. Nice, but different story by Kimberla!Published 9 months ago by Imperfect Angel