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Summer in Mossy Creek [Kindle Edition]

Deborah Smith , Debra Dixon , Sandra Chastain
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Treat yourself to another helping of down-home charm with new stories of "the warm, offbeat, fun-loving place that is Mossy Creek, GA" (Romantic Times).

The third novel in the acclaimed Mossy Creek Hometown Series continues the warm, witty and wise doings
in a small southern village you'll want to call home.

It's a typical summer in the good-hearted mountain town of Mossy Creek, Georgia, where love, laughter and friendship make nostalgia a way of life. Creekites are always ready for a sultry romance, a funny feud or a sincere celebration, and this summer is no different.

Get ready for a comical battle over pickled beets and a spy mission to recover hijacked chow-chow peppers. Meet an unforgettable parakeet named Tweedle Dee and a lovable dog named Dog. Watch Amos and Ida sidestep the usual rumors and follow Katie Bell's usual snooping. In the meantime, old-timer Opal Suggs and her long-dead sisters share a lesson on living, and apple farmer Hope Bailey faces poignant choices when an old flame returns to claim her.

Your favorite authors are back along with some wonderful new storytellers plus more recipes from Creekite chef Bubba Rice. Pull up a wicker rocker, sip some peach-flavored iced tea, and listen as the townsfolk of Mossy Creek share their lives with you once again.


Product Details

  • File Size: 2589 KB
  • Print Length: 321 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0967303540
  • Publisher: BelleBooks, Inc. (May 31, 2003)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B001FA0CS4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #392,930 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Format:Paperback
Book three in the "Mossy Creek Hometown" series, Summer in Mossy Creek is the collaborative effort of twelve women (Deborah Smith, Sandra Chastain, Debra Dixon, Martha Shields, Anne Bishop, Kim Brock, Patti Henry, Judith Kim, Bo Sebastian, Shelly Morris, Susan Goggins, and Carolyn McSparren) and offers the reader a wealth of unique, original, brief, and homespun tales, each of which arises from life in Mossy Creek, Georgia, a warm-hearted mountain town of simple joys, emotional gatherings, and wistful nostalgia. An immensely rewarding joy to read, Summer In Mossy Creek will compel those new to this series to seek out the earlier two volumes, Mossy Creek ... and Reunion At Mossy Creek ... -- and leave those already familiar with this outstanding series to eagerly await the next volume related the adventures of the folks who live, work and love in the community of Mossy Creek!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Great Read! June 20, 2003
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
How to describe the charm of Mossy Creek? By turns hilarious and heartwarming, Mossy Creek is populated with the funniest, homiest, sometimes orneryist bunch of characters south of the Mason-Dixon line. If you like Southern humor and superb writing, go on down to Mossy Creek!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Mayberry meets Picket Fences May 31, 2003
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
This charming small town series really comes into its own with the third book, Summer In Mossy Creek. It has something for everyone--laughter, tears, romance, and the cozy appeal of lovable eccentrics.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fine MOSSY CREEK tale June 15, 2003
Format:Paperback
If the Lovin' Spoonful had been in the Georgia village of Mossy Creek rather than Greenwich Village, they would know that hot time, summer in the mountains means plenty of fun, ole southern style. The townsfolk look for a quiet uneventful season, but also know their enemy in slimy Bigelow still remains on the prowl. Meanwhile the librarian pushes the Police Chief into bluffing an abusive parent while the Mayor leads by example applying common sense to seemingly difficult problems. Much of the townsfolk meet eating dessert at the diner, but along with fans will find hot fun in the summertime here.
The third Mossy Creek tale is a series of vignettes written by a virtual whose who of the irons maidens of the south (more talented than steel magnolias). The contributions differ in size while providing a slice of life in a small remote Georgia mountain town. Each story builds up on the previous contribution so that the audience receives an anthology that uses the best elements of a novel and that of a short story into a tremendous collection. SUMMER IN MOSSY CREEK holds its own with its superb predecessors. Fans of the series already know that the first two books flow smoothly; the third tale shares in common with the previous duo a southern comfort smoothness.
Harriet Klausner
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2.0 out of 5 stars slow read August 8, 2013
By Nettie
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Not nearly as humorous as the previous books. Kind of disappointing. It took me a long time to finish. For me, it wasn't a book I couldn't put down.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love Mossy Creek May 11, 2013
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Love the series..each small story can be read easily, but each character appears in each of the books. Plus, I live in North Georgia and recognoze a lot of the towns and the "southern" ways--speech and habits. Nice, easy entertaining reading..
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another Mossy Creek Hit March 24, 2013
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I have recommended this series to all my friends. It is very reminiscent of the Jan Karon series. A very good read, indeed!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Mossy Creek March 21, 2013
By Tom
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One of our favorites in the Mossy Creek series. We have enjoyed them all, but this one even more so than most..
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Fun and whimsical short stories
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars MUST READ ALL 8 IN THE SERIES!!!!! LOVE THEM ALL!!!
I loved each one of these books so much! I learned so much from these remarkable characters!!! You will laugh and cry happy tears, and each book will make you feel good about... Read more
Published 19 months ago by daisydookes
5.0 out of 5 stars Series just keeps getting better and better
This series just keeps getting better and better. Can't wait to read the next one. One particular chapter was about a lady who found her happy place in this world, but it didn't... Read more
Published 21 months ago by Annie Eula
5.0 out of 5 stars mossy creek series
Loved the first 2 books and plan on getting the series. Feel good stories, well written with loveable characters. I read for entertainment and these books do just that
Published on March 13, 2012 by wanb
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly entertaining!
This book is fun, captivating and well written. The character development is creative and the story could be about any small town USA. Great book!
Published on May 17, 2011 by Phyllis C. Steimel
2.0 out of 5 stars OK, but not as good as 1st two
I loved the 1st book and enjoyed the Reunion book. This book was not as well written- The characters/chapters were more like multiple short stories. Read more
Published on February 19, 2011 by Kristen Fredricks
4.0 out of 5 stars Another trip to the wonderous and normal Georgia town
The third book in the Mossy Creek series presents far deeper stories than most of the others, the last one in the book is particularly heart-warming and is a real tear-jerker. Read more
Published on March 15, 2010 by cllfdl
2.0 out of 5 stars Not as good as the 1st two
After reading "Mossy Creek" and "Reunion at Mossy Creek," I was extremely disappointed in this book. The first 2 books were charming, sad, and funny. Read more
Published on January 23, 2010 by NM Mom
5.0 out of 5 stars Wished I'd Lived There
What at town to live in. I would just get lost in this little town in Georgia, if I could. It's such sweet writing and only does a heart good to read words of encouragement and... Read more
Published on March 1, 2005 by Erica Goddard
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