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After the dawn

by Ray, Francis,

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
Available (3)
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CLP - Beechview African American Fiction FICTION Ray
Location  CLP - Beechview
Collection  African American Fiction
Call Number  FICTION Ray
CLP - Homewood African American Fiction FICTION Ray
Location  CLP - Homewood
Collection  African American Fiction
Call Number  FICTION Ray
CLP - Knoxville Fiction Collection FICTION Ray
Location  CLP - Knoxville
Collection  Fiction Collection
Call Number  FICTION Ray

New York Times bestselling author Francis Ray's third novel in the Family Affair series, featuring long lost siblings who find family, friendship, forgiveness, and love

Samantha Collins is stunned when her grandfather turns Collins Industry over to her, causing more than a bit of ill will among the other family members, especially her uncle, Evan. But nothing stuns her more than when she finds out that he has asked Dillon Montgomery to help her run the company. Her grandfather had fired Dillon and ordered him off the company property years ago.

Twelve years ago Samantha made her feelings known to Dillon and the whole thing ended in disaster and they haven't spoken since. Working together now, even all these years later, is sure to be a disaster. Still, she needs his help if she is going to keep Collins Industry afloat. But will the prodigal son return to the empire -- and the woman -- who desperately need him? Will he be able to admit how much he desperately needs her?

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Each entry in Ray's A Family Affair series contains dark secrets, scandals, betrayals, and redemption, and this read is no exception. When Samantha Collins' grandfather unexpectedly taps her to head up Collins Industry, she is aghast, as are some of her spurned relatives. Worse yet, her grandfather stipulates she must run it with the help of the one man she'd thought was out of her life forever, Dillon Montgomery, who still tugs on her heart despite a calamitous flameout between them 12 years earlier. Just being in the same place again with Dillon is enough to tease Samantha's nerves and presence of mind, and she sees nothing but more heartbreak ahead. With her family's legacy hanging in the balance, though, she somehow has to pick up the pieces and create something good out of the whole mess. Touching, earnest, and skillfully tangled with subplots and minor characters, this should appeal to the many fans of Ray's sweet yet sweeping romantic sagas and perhaps earn her new ones.--Trevelyan, Julie Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series A family affair novel
Subjects African American women -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Love stories.
Publisher New York :2013
Edition First edition.
Language English
Description 304 pages ; 21cm.
ISBN 9780312681630 (trade pbk.)
0312681631 (trade pbk.)
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