Carter Chase is engaged to be married, but he's still not over his ex-fiance, Avery.Read more...
Carter Chase is engaged to be married, but he's still not over his ex-fiance, Avery. And while Avery can't seem to resist Carter's charm in the bedroom, she's terrified by his threats to take their daughter away from her. After all, Avery knows she can't win a fight against the influential Chase family...
In the meantime, Carter's brother, Michael, is embroiled in his own drama, consumed with guilt over the pain he caused his now ex-wife Kimberly. Six months after granting her a divorce, Michael wants her back. But it may take a tragedy to reunite them]]
The Chase men aren't the only ones struggling with matters of the heart. Oldest daughter Leigh thinks she's done with datinguntil she meets black Republican senator Max Cody. The last thing Leigh wants is another high-profile affair, but she finds herself falling for Max anyway. Leigh vowed to avoid another scandal for her familybut when you're a Chase, that kind of promise is impossible to keep]]
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Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page 90.
- Review Date: 2010-04-26
- Reviewer: Staff
Putting the “diss” into dysfunctional, this fifth update in the Winters’ View Park series (A Price to Pay, etc.) about the Chases, a black dynasty in California, is as soapy as an episode of Dallas. The Chase Beauty empire has kept the bank accounts of America’s most powerful black family healthy while Steven and Janet’s sons, Carter and Michael, continue to woo their estranged exes. Avery, Carter’s ex-wife, has married Anthony Harper, who uses his disability (although he really can walk) to keep her from returning to Carter, who Avery still loves. Michael wants Kimberly back, although his family still doesn’t know about her reckless hooker youth, but the sudden illness of their son, Evan, brings the family together, while youngest Chase sibling, Haley, married to Aussie bad boy Peter Hargrove, just continues to annoy. Luckily, Winter scores with Dr. Leigh Chase, the nicest Chase heir, who runs Hope Clinic for HIV/AIDS patients and whose involvement with black Republican Sen. Max Cody gives this sagging series a major facelift. (June)