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SINGLE MAMA DRAMA
Genre: Mainstream, Multicultural
This book has several good points, including its pacing and some of the characters. But the heroine, Vanessa, seems immature, fickle and not terribly sympathetic. Since the story is in her point of view, this is a big problem.
Happily engaged to ex-baseball player Eli Johnson, single mom Vanessa Cain doesn't suspect that he's cheating on her -- until Eli's murdered, in another woman's bed! After that, life as Vanessa knows it is over -- Eli's fame makes the case big news. Worse still, Eli's divorce wasn't finalized, so his vindictive estranged wife, Tassie, plans to evict Vanessa and her daughter, Rayna, from the condominium they shared with him.
The only hope Vanessa has is persuading her boss to send her to the Bahamas to woo well-known motivational speaker Chaz Anderson for
Reviewed By: Catherine Witmer
Published: January 2008