It is the weekend of the Peach Blossom Festival in the tiny Georgia town of Mulberry, and LaShawndra, an eighteen-year-old hoochie-mama, has messed up . . . again. But this time she isn't sticking around to hear about it. She plans instead to hitchhike out of Mulberry with her arms wrapped around some handsome stranger on a motorcycle avoiding the repercussions for her actions.
Not that her mother seems to care; after all, Sandra is busy working on her flourishing real-estate career and on a tenuous relationship with the local minister. It's LaShawndra's grandmother, Lily Paine Pines, a highly respected cornerstone of the Mulberry community; who is out scouring the streets at midnight looking for her granddaughter.
Over the course of one weekend these women, guided by the wisdom of three unexpected visitors -- the ghosts of Miss Moses, Nurse Joanna Bloom, and Miss Eliza Jane Dryer -- will learn to face the pain of their lives and discover that with reconciliation comes the healing they all desperately seek.Read by the author ...Continua