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5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Patricia Haley, author of Destined

JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Paticia Haley, author of Destined
(Simon & Schuster / Gallery Books)

Chosen started the war. Destined continues the feud. The Mitchell brothers, pushed by their mothers, are poised to battle for ultimate control of their father’s multimillion-dollar ministry in the captivating second novel from Patricia Haley’s provocative new series.

Inspired by the biblical kings David and Solomon, the drama picks up in the lobby of the family’s business. The oldest brother, Don, has returned from exile in South Africa at the pleading of his mother and former love interest because they can no longer idly watch baby boy, Joel, careen down the path of personal, professional and spiritual demise, as he drags the ministry with him.

The only hope to save the family’s legacy is Don’s intervention. However, he’s torn between maintaining his livelihood on another shore or coming back to Detroit and wholeheartedly battling his out-of-control half-brother for a company that his father didn’t deem Don worthy to run in the first place. His estranged sister shows up too, spurring confusion.

The bitter family war between the brothers and their mothers kicks into high gear, forcing Don to realize that some challenges are destined if he is to fulfill his purpose. Their ability to forgive and to let go of the past may be their only saving grace.

Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the idea and inspiration to write Destined?

Patricia Haley: The inspiration behind my Chosen series came from one of my all time favorite characters in the Bible, King David. He is an imperfect man plagued with Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Patricia Haley, author of Destined