Tears and tears.....I loved this book. It was from a time in my life that was dark and painful. With what we are seeing today it saddens me that thi..Show More »ngs have not changed as much as some of thought and hoped for. Thank you for a wonderful book.
The second in the Edenville series, Kiss in the Wind, is told from Simpson's point of view . . . thought to have died in the fire that night long ago ..Show More »when the KKK attacked . . . not even mourned by his family. his father a leader in the Klan, Simpson had secretly left town with Alma and her family . . . on the run . . . eventually changing his name, marrying Alma, joining the army . . . and by the grace of God, living a life far from the treacherous roots of their southern homeland . . . having kept his true identity from even their children, Alma now passed and gone to her maker, Simpson, now an old man, has to face the demons of his childhood . . . keeping his last promise to Alma, he returns to Edenville . . . to find peace . . . but it is anything but peaceful, as he comes to Betty's house, Alma's best friend's, to try and sort things out . . . and wouldn't you know it? Out of the mouth of a child comes the questions that both stir up the hornet's nest . . . and eventually force Simpson . . . and the whole town to look clearly into the past, and own up to their parts in it . . . Feisty Frankie . . . This is a sobering, clear eyed look at the horrific things that we humans have done to one another . . . and the measures that CAN take place when we only but TRY . . . BRAVO! Great Book! Can't wait for the next in the series!