Mari O'Malley is 30, broke, out of work, and still trying to achieve her dream life of becoming a prosperous resident of a big, bustling city. So when sisters Lil, featured in Sing Me Home
(2004), and Alcea, from Follow Me Home
(2004), insist that Mari take on the day-to-day postsurgical care of their mother, she reluctantly agrees to return home to the small town of Cordelia, Missouri, for the summer only to find herself embroiled in a tempestuous affair with a childhood friend while she considers a job offer from a prosperous former lover and worries about her nephew by marriage, Michael, now a troubled teen who has been sent to a psychologist-staffed summer camp to work out lingering issues from his wretched childhood with an abusive mother. Corgiat skillfully interweaves the lasting legacies of child abuse, alcoholism, and infidelity and adultery into this hard-hitting contemporary southern romance featuring a likable, if flawed, adult Dorothy trying to decide where she really belongs: Oz or Kansas. Lynne WelchCopyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved
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"Corgiat skillfully interweaves the lasting legacies of child abuse, alcoholism, and infidelity and adultery into this hard-hitting contemporary southern romance..."
"... terrific...Corgiat cleverly intertwines the key elements from the previous novels into the fine story line.."
"...a gripping emotional story guaranteed to find that special home in readers' hearts."
"... a wonderful journey."
"...definitely a book to be immersed in this summer...you will want to visit again and again..."
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