Book Excerpt – The Family that Lies: Merci Restored

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Merci Restored

“It’s not like that. I’m just tired of all the confusion and Merci, you’re the only daughter I have left. Look, I know it’s hard but God says we must forgive.”

I chuckle. “You always did like quoting the bible when it’s convenient for you. I’ll pass though. Good night.”

“Merci, we’ve all made mistakes. Maybe I was wrong for what I said about you and forbidding Warren from seeing you, but I didn’t mean any harm.” Marie interjects.

“There’s that word again. Look lady, spare me. Warren is a grown man who can make decisions for himself. However, like usual, all I’ve ever received from any of you is harm and it’s all I continually get, so I’ll pass on mending fences but enjoy your dinner. And Marie, you never have to worry about me wanting a relationship with Warren. He is neither a man nor a father figure. As a matter of fact, all y’all deserve each other and the greatest part of life for me; I don’t have to be a part of it.”

I turn and come face to face with Melvin and Warren.

“Merci, I’m sorry.” Warren stammers, coming close to me. “I never should have allowed Marie or anybody to stop me from being in your life. I know I haven’t proved to be much of a father but I’d like that to change. Yes, we’re trying to make amends and rebuild our friendship but I’d also like an opportunity to be a father to you. ”

“I must be getting punked!” I say looking around. “Sir, I’d rather pluck out every hair on my arm than stand here and listen to another excuse, empty apology, unasked for lie and faithless scripture from either of you.”

Merci Restored

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The Family that Lies

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The Family that Lies
Forsaken by Grayce, Saved by Merci …

Born only months apart, Merci and Grayce Alexander were as close as sisters could get. With a father who thought the world of them, life was good. Until one day everything changed.

While Grayce got love and attention, Merci got all the hell, forcing her to leave home. She never looks back, putting the past behind her until … her sister shows up over a decade later begging for help, bringing all of the forgotten past with her. Merci wasn’t the least bit prepared for what was about to happen next.

Merci realizes, she’s been a part of something much bigger than she’d ever imagined. Yea, every family has their secrets, hidden truths and ties but Merci had no idea she’d been born into the family that lies.

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** Also – if you’re in the Memphis or surrounding areas, we invite you to come and hang with us at the official book release, signing and discussion.

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As always
Happy Reading
Lakisha

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**Giveaway** – The Family that Lies

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You all have been awesome with your support of our new book, The Family that Lies. To show our appreciation, we are giving away a 8GB Kindle Fire. YES!! For a chance to win, email proof of your purchase of The Family of Lies to authorlakishagifts@gmail.com.

That’s it!

The Kindle will be gifted on Friday, November 25, 2016!

If you haven’t downloaded The Family that Lies, click HERE

Good Luck!

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Thanks and Happy Reading
— Lakisha

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It’s LIVE … The Family that Lies

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Oh my GOD!! The book is now available! Can you not feel my excitement? Can you not feel the joy? I am so ecstatic to hear what you think.

This book, written by my twin sister and I, was a great experience. It’s one that I don’t take lightly because there are a lot of sisters who aren’t close. Yet, I get to enjoy this journey with her and I love it. I pray that you all enjoy the book as much as we enjoyed penning it to paper.

Will you ALL support it? Will you show out in a major way? All you have to do is download, read, review and recommend. I also need you to share with ALL of your friends. It doesn’t take a lot and it only cost 300 pennies.

Here’s the link … Get your copy and then let’s discuss!

Happy Reading
Lakisha & Laquisha

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