At Home in CovingtonBook - 2004
In this eagerly awaited new installment in Joan Medlicott's USA Today bestselling series, sadness gives way to new joys as the unforgettable Ladies of Covington -- Hannah, Grace, and Amelia -- deal with daily life in their small mountain town. Troubles have laid a dark cloud over the usually cheery farmhouse of the three ladies. Grace is grieving over the loss of someone dear to her, and then a mysterious diary from the past turns Hannah's life upside down, destroying her peace of mind. To raise everybody's spirits, Amelia suggests they take an exotic Caribbean cruise. Though they return with many wonderful stories to share, living in such close quarters has increased the brewing conflict between Amelia and Hannah. When Amelia leaves for a photography workshop in Maine, she's unsure if she'll want to continue living in their farmhouse afterward -- or if Hannah will still be there, since Max is pressing her to set a wedding date. Grace learns more than she wants to about modern dangers as her young protégé, Lucy, becomes involved with an internet predator, and the ladies and their friends all rally to the rescue. When Grace lands in the hospital shortly afterward, though, she realizes she can no longer hide behind the dramas of everyday life, but must face her diabetes head on. Yet new joy enters their lives when Hannah's daughter has a baby boy, increasing their extended family. And when Hannah finally lays her past to rest, she's able to set a wedding date with Max, giving them all cause to rejoice. With warmth and charm, this straight-to-the-heart celebration of female friendship will inspire and delight readers whether they're meeting these three strong and wonderful women for the first time, or renewing their acquaintance with the ladies and their friends.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2004
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed
Branch Call Number: MEDL
Characteristics: 309 p. : map