Grown Folks Business: A Novel (Paperback)

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Sheridan's husband wanted to stop living a lie, but how is she going to live her life knowing the truth?

"There's no other way to say this. I'm in love with someone else." With these words, Sheridan Hart's life as she knows it comes to a crashing halt. She thought she was living every woman's dream: for the past seventeen years of marriage, Quentin had been a model husband, father, and business partner. But for all those years, he'd been hiding a secret from her. In fact, he had kept his secret from everyone. His startling confession is a lifelong attraction to men, and he is leaving her to be with his lover.

While coming to grips with the destruction of her marriage, Sheridan must also deal with the emotional reactions of her sixteen-year-old son and ten-year-old daughter. When word gets out about Quentin, everybody has something to say—her family, her friends, and her church community all have advice to give and judgment to dole out. But at the end of the day, Sheridan must lean on her faith and her heart to decide what's best for her family.

About the Author


Victoria Christopher Murray is the author of more than twenty novels including: GreedEnvy; Lust; The Ex FilesLady JasmineThe Deal, the Dance, and the Devil; and Stand Your Ground, which was named a Library Journal Best Book of the Year. She is also the coauthor of the novel The Personal Librarian. Winner of nine African American Literary Awards for Fiction and Author of the Year (Female), Murray is also a four-time NAACP Image Award Nominee for Outstanding Fiction. She splits her time between Los Angeles and Washington, DC. Visit her website at VictoriaChristopherMurray.com.

Praise For…


"I enjoyed reading this book. It took me back to when I was living on the DL and made me realize just how hard sisters love their men, even when they know the truth."
-- J. L. King, New York Times Bestselling author of On The Down Low

"Grown Folks Business rattles the relationship cage and gets to the heart of what's serious and painfully real."
-- Lolita Files, author of Tastes Like Chicken

"Victoria is an exceptional writer who knows how to deliver a story. Readers will find themselves still thinking about the characters long after they've turned the last page."
-- Kimberla Lawson Roby, author of The Best-Kept Secret
Product Details
ISBN: 9780743270977
ISBN-10: 0743270975
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication Date: June 7th, 2005
Pages: 448
Language: English