It's 1953; Nettie Gilbert has cherished her time studying to be a music teacher at Columbia College in South Carolina, but as graduation approaches, she can’t wait to return to her family—and her childhood sweetheart, Brooks—in Alabama. But just days before her senior recital, she gets a letter from her mama telling her that Brooks is getting married . . . to her own sister. Devastated, Nettie drops out of school and takes a job as live-in help for two old-maid sisters, Emily and Lurleen Eldridge. Emily is fiercely protective of the ailing Lurleen, but their sisterhood has weathered many storms. And as Nettie learns more about their lives on a trip to see a faith healer halfway across the country, she’ll discover that love and forgiveness will one day lead her home. BUY NOW.
As an avid reader and writer, I'm always excited to connect with fellow book lovers. So, if you have a question, comment, or just want to say hello, please fill out the form below and I'll get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you for considering Kim Boykin Books, and I look forward to hearing from you soon!