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For the last three years, recluse Takira Perkins hasnt seen anything but the walls of her house. Now she is ready to step back into the real world. With the help of family, shes been slowly but surely making her move. When she meets Jaimer Perkins, her brothers frat brother and the man who will be renting their semi- attached home, her motivation is doubled. Jaimer is sure he can be everything that Takira needs, but he has secrets that would damage any chances of a relationship between them. In an effort to help Takira overcome an illness that he is sure he has caused, Jaimer comes back into her life for a second time in hopes of mending her spirit, heart, and soul. But will the love they form be strong enough to forgive a past betrayal?
For the last three years, recluse Takira Perkins hasn't seen anything but the walls of her house. Now she is ready to step back into the real world. With the help of family, she's been slowly but surely making her move. When she meets Jaimer Perkins, her brother's frat brother and the man who will be renting their semi- attached home, her motivation is doubled.Jaimer is sure he can be everything that Takira needs, but he has secrets that would damage any chances of a relationship between them. In an effort to help Takira overcome an illness that he is sure he has caused, Jaimer comes back into her life for a second time in hopes of mending her spirit, heart, and soul. But will the love they form be strong enough to forgive a past betrayal?
A Kiswahili translation of Three Doors Down by Michele Sudler.
Kayla, mama mwenye uzoefu wa mapenzi yasiyodumu, ameapa kutokuwa na mwanaume milele, kama anavyodai. Hayo yalitokea kabla hajakutana na mwanaume aliyekuwa jirani mlango wa tatu kutoka kwake. Sasa hawazi kingine ila mpenzi wake Marley Jarnette. Mwenyewe Marley anaelewa kuwa ana safari ndefu kumpata Kayla kimapenzi, baadaye anagundua kuwa ana washirika wengi wa kumsaidia katika safari hiyo ndefu: Kayla ana binti zake watatu, ambao wamechoshwa na maisha wanayoishi hasa kwa ahadi laghai za mama yao. Je! Msaada wao kwa Kayla utamuwezesha agundue kuwa anamuhitaji Marley kufanikisha maisha yake?
Charles and Shelia have held secret crushes on each other since their teenage years, but never approached each other until they see each other at the wedding of his sister and her brother. This time, when the opportunity presents itself, Shelia is determined to make the now successful singer notice her as a woman. After spending time together, they realize that their attractions are still strong and they jump a little impulsively at a second chance to be together. Secretly, they elope rather than separate to either side of the country without validating their love. Shelia, however, feels that she has to keep their marriage a secret from their families, and convinces Charles that it is for the best. Pictures of Charles and his mystery girlfriend, who is wearing an expensive and exquisite diamond ring and wedding band are spread all over the cover of a national tabloid, but her family doesn't realize that it's her. She keeps the secret. When her family finds out that she's pregnant, they begin to talk about wedding bells, but she holds in her guilt, listens to their hints, and keeps her secret. However, when she's leaving from her visit to Charles in New York on Valentine's Day for one of his final concerts, she is involved in an automobile accident and loses the baby. Charles sends a plane to Chicago for their families. He goes to the hospital to see her, and they have an argument because her grief was so deep for the loss. And she didn't feel his was deep enough. Charles leaves in a huff, rushing to his own flight to begin the final leg of his tour schedule. His plane crashes on take-off, leaving him severely hurt and unconscious. Shelia is given medication after her family comes, and they hear of the news. After Charles' surgery, the doctor hears him speak of his wife in his medicated state. Desperate to get to her husband, Shelia finally confesses the truth to both of their families, then goes to wait by her husband's side as he awakens.One year later, they celebrate their anniversary in the house that he built for her in the grove where they first made love, where she gave him her virginity and her love. He presents her with keys to her very own Mercedes Benz. She presents him with a silver baby rattle.
Blonde-haired, green-eyed Theresa Philips is having the time of her life learning about her heritage in her African-American Relations class. For years, she has dedicated herself to her son, her company, and her siblings. Now, she wants something for herself. Biracial Theresa finds it surprising her white side might possibly stop her from getting what she wants most: Pierson Brooks. But when her ex-husband comes back into the picture and attempts to kidnap her son, Pierson is the only person she can turn to for help.Pierson Brooks, local mechanic and former Philadelphia policeman, moved to New Orleans for a fresh start. A past relationship prevents him from being attracted to the white woman he helped with a flat tire, but her persistence is irresistible. He finds himself falling for her, and when she needs him most, he eagerly does what he thought he'd never do again: be a policeman.
Since the murder of her husband two years prior, all Devin Avery has wanted is normalcy in her life for the sake of her twin daughters. But the feeling of being followed won't go away. When she receives a letter from a mysterious woman claiming to be her husband's first wife, she must take a chance at getting to the bottom of her worries.After doing his sister's dirty bidding and spying on Devin Avery, Spark guiltily befriends her and makes the mistake of falling in love. Now, between a rock and a hard place, he must decide between a family member he despises and a love like he's never known. Should he help Devin get to the truth of her husband's death when it could mean losing her forever?
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