It's ten years following Sisters and Lovers, and Beverly, now aged 39, is engaged to a man her family and friends agree is a great catch. Everyone is happy that Beverly will finally settle down, especially since this is her third engagement in the last five years -having backed out about two weeks before the wedding date for one reason or another.
Julian, Beverly's fiance, is the epitome of a good black man - gorgeous, loyal, trustworthy, successful, and very much in love with Beverly. Nothing could be better in the couple's lives than being in love and planning their wedding. That is, until Beverly's oldest sister's marriage falls apart, dampening the mood for what should have been the happiest time in her life. Now Beverly is forced to wonder if marriage really works, as she begins to second guess her own nuptials. Will Beverly stick it out? Or will her fears cloud her judgement once again?
Connie Briscoe has been a full-time author for more than 10 years. Hearing impaired since birth, Connie never allowed that to stop her from pursuing her dream of writing. Since she left the world of editing to become a writer, Connie has hit the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists.