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A Peach of a Pair - Kim Boykin
A Peach of a Pair
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Palmetto Moon inspired The Huffington Post to rave, “It is always nice to discover a new talented author and Kim Boykin is quite a find.” Now, she delivers a novel of a woman picking up the pieces of her life with the help of two spirited, elderly sisters in South Carolina.April, 1953. Nettie... show more
Palmetto Moon inspired The Huffington Post to rave, “It is always nice to discover a new talented author and Kim Boykin is quite a find.” Now, she delivers a novel of a woman picking up the pieces of her life with the help of two spirited, elderly sisters in South Carolina.April, 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 . . .
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780425281994 (042528199X)
ASIN: 042528199X
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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FictionZeal
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5.0 from FictionZeal.com re: A Peach of a Pair by Kim Boykin
He done her wrong. But, possibly Brooks Carter didn’t do Nettie Gilbert any more wrong than her own sister, Jemma Renee (Sissy). Now Nettie’s mother expects her to attend the wedding of Brooks and Sissy and be happy for their expected little one. Well, Nettie will have nothing to do with it. It’...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
5.0 A PEACH OF A PAIR by Kim Boykin
I loved this book! Nettie was wonderful. When I learned what the story of the Eldridge sisters is by the end of the book I saw the parallels between them and Nettie. I figured that is what it would be and I was not disappointed. The story and these characters are enthralling. I hated putting the boo...
JaneReads
JaneReads rated it
4.0 A Peach of a Pair
I just read a really good book, y'all — A Peach of a Pair by Kim Boykin. Let me tell you a little about it.A Peach of a Pair is a little different from my usual read. Instead of a romantic suspense or mystery, cozy or otherwise, A Peach of a Pair by Kim Boykin is Southern women's fiction. I wanted t...
denisemholcomb
denisemholcomb rated it
5.0 sisters, betrayal, and forgiveness
This is a beautiful and touching story set in the 1950s South. It takes on the bond of sisterhood betrayed; but the road to forgiveness brings forth peace and strength. There's an adventure, lessons from the past, and the power of grace allowing one to open her heart to love again. Ms. Boykin has re...
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