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Trouble Don't Last Always

Francis Ray

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From New York Times bestselling author Francis Ray comes a novel about an extraordinary woman who learns to see life—and love—in a different light…

Desperate to escape her abusive marriage, Lilly Crawford files for divorce, then slips away from her small east Texas hometown with little more than the clothes on her back. She points her twelve-year-old car east, hoping to find a new beginning. When her car breaks down in Louisiana, Lilly finds unexpected employment as the caregiver for a wealthy neurosurgeon named Adam Wakefield, who lost his sight in a recent carjacking.

At first, the handsome, brooding Adam reminds Lilly too much of the troubled husband she left behind, and Lilly reminds Dr. Wakefield of how far he has fallen from the self-assured man he once was. But as the two spend long days together, an unexpected bond develops—one that will be deeply tested. For Lilly must confront her violent husband before she can ever hope to find her best self. And her true passion…

From New York Times bestselling author Francis Ray comes a novel about an extraordinary woman who learns to see life—and love—in a different light…

Desperate to escape her abusive marriage, Lilly Crawford files for divorce, then slips away from her small east Texas hometown with little more than the clothes on her back. She points her twelve-year-old car east, hoping to find a new beginning. When her car breaks down in Louisiana, Lilly finds unexpected employment as the caregiver for a wealthy neurosurgeon named Adam Wakefield, who lost his sight in a recent carjacking.

At first, the handsome, brooding Adam reminds Lilly too much of the troubled husband she left behind, and Lilly reminds Dr. Wakefield of how far he has fallen from the self-assured man he once was. But as the two spend long days together, an unexpected bond develops—one that will be deeply tested. For Lilly must confront her violent husband before she can ever hope to find her best self. And her true passion…

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Praise for Trouble Don't Last Always

"Definitely recommended."
-Eric Jerome Dickey, New York Times bestselling author of The Other Woman

"With flair, Francis Ray gives each character immense heart and humanity. . .an engaging novel about family. It deserves a coveted spot on every reader's bookshelf."
-Yolanda Joe, bestselling author of The Hatwearer's Lesson
"Definitely recommended."
-Eric Jerome Dickey, New York Times bestselling author of The Other Woman

"With flair, Francis Ray gives each character immense heart and humanity. . .an engaging novel about family. It deserves a coveted spot on every reader's bookshelf."
-Yolanda Joe, bestselling author of The Hatwearer's Lesson

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Francis Ray

  • Francis Ray is the New York Times bestselling author of the Grayson novels, the Falcon books, the Taggart Brothers, and Twice the Tempation, among many other romances. Her novel Incognito was made into a movie aired on BET. A native Texan, she is a graduate of Texas Woman's University and has a degree in nursing. Besides a writer, she is a school nurse practitioner with the Dallas Independent School District. She lives in Dallas.
  • Francis Ray
    Francis Ray
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Trouble Don't Last Always

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