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He Belongs To Me

February 11, 2016
He Belongs To Me
Theresa Rizzo
Romantic Suspense
May 15, 2013


Description of the book

Forced to leave her baby and tricked into relinquishing her parental rights, four years later Catherine Boyd is back and she’ll do anything to regain custody of her son–even reconcile with the husband falsely accused of killing their son’s twin.

Catherine graduates fromcollege, eager to start a new life with her six-year-old son, Drew. But whenshe tries to bring him home, her parents refuse to relinquish control of thegrandson they’d raised.

Wrongly accused of a horriblecrime, Thomas Boyd has buried himself in his career, determined to forget hispainful past and the family he lost. But now, five years later, Catherine isback, requesting his help to regain custody of their son–custody he thought shehad.

Though older and wiser, when courtroom battles reveal liesand secrets and generations of pain, will Thomas and Catherine find only moretragedy and loss, or will old wounds finally heal?

My review of He Belongs to Me

Talk about a page turner. I did not want to put this book down, but my eyes would not cooperate and sleep overcame me. I did finish it the second day.

This book was an emotional roller coaster ride. Catherine Boyd has a five year old son, Drew. He lives in Chicago with his grandparents. Catherine lives in California where she just graduated from Stanford University. She decides now that she has graduated and has a good job she wants her son to come live with her.Logical, right? When she goes to get her son from her parents and bring him back to California with her, they won’t let her have him. Come to find out what she thought she signed giving them temporary custody of Drew so they could legally take care of him and get him medical attention was actually permanent guardianship.

Of course you can tell that there is going to be a battle for custody of little Drew. What you don’t know, (but I will tell you) is she is still married to Drew’s father. She hasn’t seen him in four years but thinks that if she and him set up house in Chicago a court will give her and her husband custody of Drew. They are his natural, biological parents after all.

Oh, there are way more twists and turns to this plot, let me tell you. I am not going to ruin this one for you, but I am going to tell you that you NEED to read this book. I think I would classify this book as a romantic suspense. The characters are wonderfully done. I fell in love with them. Theresa Rizzo has done a wonderful job of writting ariveting story full of surprises. I was enthralled to the very last page.

I highly recommend you put this book on your To Be Read List.


About the author


Theresa Rizzo is a bestselling, award-winning author who writes emotional stories that explore the complexity of relationships and families through real-life trials. 

Born and raised in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, she now lives outside of Boulder, Colorado with her husband of thirty years. She’s raised four wonderful children who are now scattered across the country.

Her debut book, He Belongs to Me was awarded first place in the Romance category of the National Indie Excellence Award, first place in the Readers Crown for best Mainstream Women’s Fiction, and a silver medal in the General Romance category of the Readers Favorite, and it was a finalist in the General Fiction Category of The 2013 USA Best Book Awards.

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About Terry Houchin

Hi, my name is Terry Houchin. I live on the on the Gulf Coast of Texas with my husband of thirty-eight years and our two dogs, Miley and Shadow. I have two grown sons and a grandson. I am a retired teacher who loves gardening and reading. I am currently working on writing a novel.