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You Gotta Sin to Get Saved
by J. D. Mason
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Charlotte Rodgers has always wanted too much. Too much love, too much attention, and had too many big dreams. It was how she ended up abandoning her two daughters, Connie and Reesy to chase after a man and the promise of a dream life. But Charlotte never anticipated how her world would be irrevocably changed. Now, twenty-seven years later, her whole world shifts yet again with a letter from one of her daughters. And the past is about to bust wide open.
Reesy has always been obsessed with something. Obsessed with finding her birth mother. Obsessed with her sister’s life. Obsessed with her own adopted daughter never finding out that Reesy is really her aunt. With a neglected husband, who is unknowingly drifting further and further away, a sister who is trying to escape her well-meaning clutches, and a daughter becoming more and more curious about her true parentage, finding the mother she always dreamed about seems to be an answered prayer to Reesy. That is until Reesy is brought crashing back to earth to find that her perfect life is in tattered pieces.
Connie has always expected too little. Too little from the man she’s been living with for years. Too little from her modest jewelry business. And too little from her relationships, or lack thereof, with her daughter, mother and sister. And too little from herself. Until she discovers she is pregnant again and decides that this time she is keeping her baby, sending her life and her relationship into a tailspin. And rediscovering the mother who left them behind is the last thing she wants.
Thrown back together again, in a maelstrom of shocking truths, Charlotte, Reesy and Connie will discover on their journey to forgiveness and redemption that you just might have to sin first in order to be saved.
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In 1976, Charlotte faced a decisionchoose a different life with her new love Sam or stay to raise her young daughters Connie and Reesy. Charlotte chose Sam and for years Connie and Reesy lived separate lives away from each other. Soon they learned of the other's existence, reconnecting to build an unshakeable bond. With Reesy eager to find their mother Charlotte, Connie isn't as willing to forget and forgive the person who left them behind all those years ago. Meanwhile, Charlotte still has demons of her own to wrestle with, and as new secrets are revealed and unanswered questions are brought to light, the journey to self-discovery, love and redemption quickly spins out of control, leaving behind some wounds that are inevitably too deep to heal.
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