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In Her Presence: A Husbands Dirty Secret Irma Tyrus

In Her Presence: A Husbands Dirty Secret

Irma Tyrus

Published October 6th 2015
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Kindle Edition
404 pages
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The surreal, gripping saga of a young, desperate,rich Negro mother and her children, and her courageousteenage daughter in the south in the 1950s is inspired byreal life events.Maebelle Hawkins, a young, pretty, divorcee,moves to DerrieneMoreThe surreal, gripping saga of a young, desperate,rich Negro mother and her children, and her courageousteenage daughter in the south in the 1950s is inspired byreal life events.Maebelle Hawkins, a young, pretty, divorcee,moves to Derriene Crossing with her heart set on findingthe perfect husband. When Rufus Poygoode, a well-to-do,good-looking farmer enraptures her heart with a proposalof marriage, she feels her life has come full circle.But it is a marriage awash in deception. A fewweeks after their union, her fantasy world crashes andburns. She shivers when Rufus Poygoode places the coldblack metal gun against her nose and calls her OlgaBerry, the name of his surrogate mother, for whom hecarries a vendetta. No amount of defense convinces himshe is not the estranged daughter of his surrogatemother. Crushed by cruel and unusual hatred, MaebelleHawkins resigns herself to a mere state of simplyexisting. Then their daughter Tara Poygoode grows up.Tara Poygoode is pleased that she has her motherand father’s good looks. But she hates him for thehumiliation, cruelty, and power he wields over her largefamily. When she learns that her father won’t allow herto attend college, that he is intent on tying her life to theland forever, she vows to take control over her destiny,and rescue her family