Friday, October 11, 2013
Review: With This Ring: A Novel
With This Ring: A Novel by Allison Hobbs
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Harlow, Nivea and Vangie, the divas from Put a Ring on It: A Novel (Zane Presents) are back and still dealing with issues.
Vangie thinks her man, Alphonso, is the one she will settle down with but he has no desire to settle down with any one woman. While attempting to snag Alphonso, she becomes involved in a battle between her son's father and his ghetto fabulous girlfriend. In the process, she loses sight of herself and her morals. Throughout this book, Vangie put friendships and relationships to the test as she battles her demons. Will Vangie be able to get Alphonso to finally put a ring on it? Will she come to grips with her reality?
Nivea tries to find comfort in the mighty dollar and plans on making sure her and her daughter are set for life financially no matter whose life and household she destroys. The paternity test threatens to damage her family ties so she finds someone else to pin on being the baby's father. Will the true father step up and take care of his baby? Will Nivea see that
money can buy material things but can not buy happiness?
To an outsider, Harlow and Drake has a picture perfect life and the only thing missing is a child. Drake loves his wife and will do anything for her except reveal secrets regarding his job. Harlow wants to give her husband a child but it unhappy with her husband's sex performance and secrecy regarding his business trips and money. Drake's secret puts his wife and unborn children in harm's way. Will he come clean? Will he be able to save their lives or lose everything? Will Harlow be able to forget Drake?
This book is a great read with lots of suspense, murder, sex, and betrayal. Each character is still being developed and we learn more and more about them due to Ms. Hobb's superb storytelling skills. One click this ebook to see if the three friends finally have a happily ever after.
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