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Joy Keys Chats with Author Kimberla Lawson Roby About 'The Prodigal Son'

Joy Keys Chats with Author Kimberla Lawson Roby About 'The Prodigal Son'

Date: Saturday July 12, 2014
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ET
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URL: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/joykeys/2014/07/12/joy-keys-chats-with-author-kimberla-lawson-roby-about-the-prodigal-son

New York Times Bestselling Author Kimberla Lawson Roby has published 20 novels which include "The Prodigal Son," "A House Divided," "The Perfect Marriage," "The Reverend's Wife," "Secret Onsession," "Love, Honor, and Betray," and "Be Careful What You Pray For." She has sold more than 2,000,000 copies of her novels, and they have frequented numerous bestseller lists, including The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, Essence Magazine, Upscale Magazine, and Emerge Magazine, just to name a few.

Kimberla is a recipient of numerous awards including: 2013 NAACP Image Award Winner for Outstanding Literary Work - Fiction, the recipient of the 2013 Author of the Year - Female award presented by the African-American Literary Award Show in New York, and the recipient of the2014 AAMBC Award for Female Author of the Year.

Each of Kimberla's novels deal with very real issues, including corruption within the church, drug addiction, gambling addiction, infidelity, social status, single motherhood, infertility, sibling rivalry and jealousy, domestic violence, sexual abuse, mental illness, care-giving of a parent, racial and gender discrimination in the workplace, sexual harassment, and overweight issues to name a few.

The Prodigal Son: The Reverend Curtis Black hasn't spoken to his son, Matthew, in over a year-not since Matthew dropped out of Harvard to marry his girlfriend, Racquel, and be a full-time father to their infant son. Curtis knows that it was he and his wife, Charlotte, who drove Matthew away, but he prays that one day his son will forgive them and come home.

Then, there's Dillon Whitfield-Curtis's long-lost-son-who has settled in as a member of the Black family. Yet the transition has been anything but easy. Charlotte, convinced he's only after Curtis's money, wishes he would move back to where he came from. Dillon, however, has no intention of going anywhere. After a lifetime in the shadows, he's determined to take his rightful place as Curtis's first-born son and heir, and he'll do whatever it takes to win his father's affection-even if it means playing dirty...

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