A teenage girl has been missing from her Montgomery, Alabama, home for six weeks. She may be a runaway, a crime victim, or both. What’s amazing is other people’s lack of concern. Just one person cares that she’s gone: a spunky amateur sleuth on the sunset end of 60. Armed with razor-sharp insight, a salty wit, and tenacious faith, MacLaren Yarbrough follows a trail of clues - a wisp of a hint, a shadow of a lie - in search of answers to questions that come hot and fast and that grow increasingly alarming.
"Good Southern Flavor"
When a popular youth pastor is accused of a grisly crime, MacLaren Yarbrough won't rest until she finds the truth. Her gut instinct tells her Luke Blessed is innocent. Still, how could the dream he had on the night a young woman was murdered depict the crime with such chilling accuracy? As MacLaren tracks down clues from all corners of Hopewell, GA, four like suspects emerge. But the police aren't buying her theories. Even her husband, local magistrate Joe Riddley, resists her amateur sleuthing. This case, he feels, is too dangerous.
"A charming mystery set in the South!"
Georgia resident Patricia Sprinkle writes about the South with charm and authenticity. In Friday’s Daughter, Sprinkle composes a compelling tale about one woman’s fight to find independence in middle age. After giving up her own dreams to take care of her dying father, Teensie is shocked to discover that her father has not, as he promised, left her his Georgian estate. Instead, Teensie must share the place with her two sisters, who have strong opinions about what to do with the house - and what Teensie should be doing with her life.
Talented author Patricia Sprinkle pens this heartfelt tale about four women struggling to hold on to their hope. Billie never minded taking care of her disabled daughter alone, but now her ex-husband’s checks have stopped coming. Her sister Margaret’s marriage is disintegrating. Mimi’s retirement is being put on hold. And Emerita is a stranger in a new land. Tough times are surely before them, but they won’t have to face the difficulties alone.