Title: Aaron’s Patience
Author: Tiffany Patterson
First published May 7, 2018
326 pages, Kindle Edition
Aaron Townsend is a man who always gets his way. He thought he had everything he wanted, including me.
But when I found out that I was the other woman, I walked away from him for good. However, fate has a funny way of bringing people back together, and when we cross paths again, I am forced to reveal a secret that could change everything.
Aaron wants what’s his, our six-year-old twins, and he’s willing to do whatever it takes to get them. He demands that I marry him, or else I’ll lose my children.
I’ll do anything to protect my babies, but I’m not the same girl I used to be, and I won’t be played for a fool again. As danger from my past creeps closer, I realize that maybe Aaron isn’t as bad as I thought.
He might be the only one who can keep me and my children safe. Aaron’s Patience is a gripping tale of love, betrayal, and second chances.
This book is the first in the Townsends of Williamsport series, but it can be read as a standalone. It contains graphic language, violence, and very steamy love scenes.
Happily ever after is guaranteed in this BWWM romance.
Tiffany Patterson’s latest book, Aaron’s Patience, is a poignant tale of love, betrayal and redemption. Published on May 7, 2018, this novel falls under the romance genre and explores the themes of trust, forgiveness and second chances.
Patterson’s writing is eloquent with a poetic flow that is engaging and easy to read. She spins a story that is both touching and thought-provoking.
The main plot adapts to numerous subplots, each fleshing out the characters and their relationships. The dialogue is clever, witty and injected with emotions, displaying Patterson’s ear for authentic conversational tones.
Aaron’s Patience follows the love story of Aaron and his wife, Maya, who are on the brink of a divorce. Aaron cheated on Maya, and now she struggles to decide whether she should forgive him and save their marriage or start a new life without him.
Patterson crafts well-developed characters with conflicting emotions and circumstances that will tug at readers’ heartstrings.
The setting of the book is contemporary, and the story revolves around the African American community, adding a historical and cultural significance to the tale.
The subplot of Maya’s friend, Jasmine, and her interracial relationship adds layers to the story and provides a platform to discuss interracial relationships and black feminism.
Patterson’s strength lies in her ability to create characters that are relatable and their motivations justified.
One can empathize with Maya, agonizing over her decision to forgive Aaron or Jasmine, struggling to navigate the complexities of racial identity. The pacing of the book is steady, with the right balance between action and drama, and the climax is well executed.
However, a weak point of the book is the predictability of the story. From the beginning, one can guess the end, and there are no significant twists in the tale.
Moreover, the stereotypical portrayal of Maya as a strong black woman is formulaic and predictable. Despite the predictable main story, what makes Aaron’s Patience a worthwhile read is its exploration of themes that resonate with readers.
Patterson’s writing provides an insight into matters of the heart, forgiveness, and the importance of communication in relationships. The novel reminds us that sometimes, we must move past the hurt and take a leap of faith, risking everything for true love.
In conclusion, Aaron’s Patience is a book that romance enthusiasts will undoubtedly enjoy, and others might find relatable. With a rating of 3 out of 5, Patterson’s novel earns points for its characterizations, pacing and writing style, and deductions for the predictable story arc.
Nevertheless, readers looking for an emotional read and a thoughtful exploration of love, redemption, and forgiveness will find Aaron’s Patience a worthy addition to their bookshelves.