When in the middle of their posh party, the police arrive, make accusations haul Tuck off in handcuffs,it leaves the perfect life that Claire has always know in total upheaval! Claire refuses to think that Tuck is guilty of what he is accused of, but if their mass fortune is stripped away, what does she really have left?
So is this wealthy beyond words woman going to pick her self up and follow her dreams, or just shrivel up in a pile when her life is stripped bare and the tides of fortune are turned against her? Claire has a "fortune" in her best friend, Jana Rae, but is that and God going to be enough for her to work through this? Enough to heal her broken life, and help her children who's lives are now broken also from this horrible scandal and turn of events?
Written by an author who is a former legal investigator, and a paralegal, the legal aspects of this real life based story are not neglected at all, and only add to the depth of the situation these folks are going through.
I thought this book was very interesting, and it was my first book by Kellie Coates Gilbert.
Poignant and emotionally gripping, A Woman of Fortune reveals the many ways we deceive ourselves and how resilience of the heart is essential to authentic living. Drawing on her experiences as a legal investigator, author Kellie Coates Gilbert delivers emotionally gripping plots and authentic characters. Readers will love Claire's unbending determination as she strives to keep her family from falling apart and learns to embrace the kind of fortune that lasts.