JUST LOVE THE WRITING OF BETTE LEE CROSBY! BEEN WORKING THROUGH THE WYATTSVILLE SERIES BUT THIS BOOK DEAL CAUGHT MY EYE. BETTE LEE MAKES YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH ABIGAIL ANNE LANNIGAN WHO ENDURES A LIFE TIME OF STRUGGLE TO FIND HAPPINESS. CROSBY ALSO BUILDS DISGUST FOR ELLIOTT, A DISTANT RELATION, WHO ONLY VISITS TO REQUEST MONEY. THEN DESTINY ARRIVES AND SHE TRULY BEFRIENDS ABIGAIL, NOW IN HER ELDER YEARS, WITH NO WISH FOR HER MONEY. WHEN ELLIOTT BRINGS DESTINY TO COURT TO GET HIS RIGHTFUL SHARE OF ABIGAIL’S ESTATE YOU REALLY LOATHE HIM. YOU’LL BE SURPRISED TO FIND OUT WHERE ABIGAIL’S MILLION ENDS UP!
From a USA TODAY AUTHOR OF WOMEN’S FICTION BEST SELLERS comes an uplifting tale of trust, love and friendship.Abigail Anne Lannigan searched for these things all her life, now, when she is at the tail end of her years, she teams up with a free-spirited young woman. A nobody from nowhere, who suddenly moves in across the street. Their unusual friendship comes under suspicion when a million dollars goes missing and a distant relative, claims embezzlement. Abigail knows the truth of what happened but, unfortunately, she’ll never get the chance to tell.Reminiscent of Fannie Flagg’s “Fried Green Tomatoes” the May-December friendship of these two unforgettable women is sure to settle in the soft spot of your heart.The Twelfth Child, told in the timeless tradition of Southern Fiction, is a novel rich with emotion, humor and tenderness. A Historical Mystery set in the 20th Century, this is a story of love, friendship and one woman’s struggle to survive America’s Great Depression.This Award Winning book is the recipient of the FPA President’s Book Award Silver Medal and the Royal Palm Literary Award for Women’s Fiction.