A Reason To Stay
A Texas Gold Novel book 3
by Kellie Coates Gilbert
-From the back cover-
SOMETIMES THE THING THAT
KEEPS US FROM MAKING
THE WRONG CHOICE IS
ONE THING WE CAN'T CONTROL.
As an investigative reporter and the host of her own TV talk show, Faith Marin works to expose the truth for her viewers. But in her personal life, she's anchored her world with firm boundaries in order to hide a family history she'd like to forget. By contrast, her husband Geary's life is an open book. An easy-going pro bass fisherman, Geary is the ultimate family man – and his overbearing relatives don't know the meaning of boundaries.
Faith and Geary haven't been married long when their differences start to derail their tender relationship. Surely love shouldn't be this hard. While Faith considers whether divorce is the only answer to their issues, tragedy strikes. With her life in the balance, she finds that the one she has been shutting out may be the very one she cannot bear to lose.
Kellie Coates Gilbert takes you on an emotional roller coaster as she weaves together unexpected trial, self-discovery, and forgiveness in this profoundly honest portrait of the tensions that can break a marriage – and the ultimate healing power of love.
A truly moving story...
This Book received a 4 Bark rating.
I started following Kellie Coates Gilbert's writing a few years back after reading her story Mother Of Pearl. I have sincerely enjoyed each of her Texas Gold Novels, eagerly awaiting the release of each new title. She has such a way of writing that immerses the reader, even when the characters lives are very different, into the story and emotionally involving them in every way.
In the author's note she mentions how this story was personal for her and I completely understood that. After the traumatic event that changes Faith's life she has a long road to healing, one that was somewhat familiar to me.
One of the things I have appreciated about Kellie Coates Gilbert's novels is her portrayal of women in such different times in life. In A Reason To Stay Faith is a young career woman, newly married, and trying to balance it all. This book deals with the deeper issues of a floundering marriage and ambition at all costs.
A Reason To Stay is a story will resonate with women, one that will stick with the reader long after last page is turned.
Tell Tale Book Reviews gives A Reason To Stay by Kellie Coates Gilbert a 4 Bark rating.