A LOVE SO STRONG
The Wheeler family series continues as Pastor Marcus Wheeler searches for a wife. When congregant Nicole seeks advice about her abusive father and the impact it's having on her younger brother, an attraction develops between them. Any romance is inhibited, however, by Marcus' professional demeanor and their different personalities. Marcus is shy, while Nicole is flamboyant and has a bizarre style of dress. But love proves impossible to ignore. A Love So Strong (4.5), by Arlene James, is a warm, resounding story of love that's unable to take its natural course because of some real-life problems that must first be overcome.