The Prodigal Husband (New spirit)
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The Prodigal Husband (New spirit)

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An Essence Bestseller

The acclaimed author of Singsation returns with a poignant, passionate and inspirational novel about one couple's journey from betrayal and sorrow to forgiveness, healing, faith and joy. Once, Tori and Jake Madison had a loving, satisfying marriage. But they have begun to grow apart . . . and then tragedy sends Jake to the arms of another woman.

Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Kimani Press
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A Phenomenal Read

Jake and Tori Madison have a wonderful marriage until Jake is caught in bed with his business partner, Sheila. Sheila, who has always been in love with Jake, planned to seduced Jake and have Tori catch them in the act. Heartbroken, Tori packs up their daughter and they move into her mother's house. Jake is wants to fix things in their marriage, but when their daughter is fatally injured in a tragic accident he is unable to handle the guilt. Jake tries to escape his guilt by flee...more
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Renewed Strength in Love

This book was so magnificent. It was worthy of so many more stars. I loved it from beginning to end. The power of the fate that she has in God, her love, this book is a definition of what a marriage should be. Anyone looking to feel refreshed should read this book. Steps of a good man are pledged through God; Jake learned that lesson eventually.
Oct 21, 2007 Monique rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone
Good book. If more couples would do what this couple did, then maybe there wouldn't be so much divorce in this world. Just a thought.
A powerful book about forgiveness and redemption. An amazing read!
Aug 06, 2011 Sonja added it
Another awesome book! Great read!!
Cherese Vines
Jun 14, 2012 Cherese Vines rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: those who like romance and love through tragedy
Recommended to Cherese by: deejay
The Prodigal Husband is about Tori and Jake and what happens when their 15-month-old daughter is killed in a car wreck. Jake runs away and disappears for a year, thinking it's all his fault. The reader finds out that it is partially both their fault and then not their fault at all. Let me explain, as an inspirational (Christian) fiction book, the main focus is that everything is in God's control and that we should be forgiving of others as indicated by the title. In the parable told by Jesus in...more
Diane Rembert
Victoria and Jake Madison separated after the death of their daughter, which happened as a result of infidelity. Can thus marriage be saved? A better question would be, will Sheila, Jake's business partner let it go down without a fight?
Good read, nice to change the pace and read something with not so much "urban" stuff in it.
Za Mia
This book was wonderful!!!! I learned that when you love someone, never take them for granted.
not sure when i read or finished it bit i know where i was working so im thinking 2005
I've read this book about 4 times, I finally let someone else be blessed by it!
Kesheonia "Kiki" Courts
Awesome. This was my first Christian novel and I enjoyed it!
ABsolutely horrible. The story line is so predictable.
This is a great story about love and forgiveness.
quatina Rockmore
This book shows the power of true love.
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Jacquelin Thomas was born to be a writer. Both of her parents and one of her aunts are all writers. She also has a first cousin who is a published inspirational-fiction author. Jacquelin is an award-winning, bestselling author of more than 18 novels in print. In addition to writing fiction, she has contributed to the Women of Color Devotional Bible and has written articles for Brides Noir magazine...more
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