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josephine, anyone?


As I mentioned before I am thoroughly enjoying my new blog life.  I have enjoyed writing my blog and I have also enjoyed looking at all the other blogs out there.

While I was perusing the other blogs I ran across one called “Melinda McGuire Writes ” and she is an author!  I always feel so excited to run across a great blog.  And this was one of them.

I downloaded one of her books for my Kindle called “Josephine: Red Dirt and Whiskey” and I just finished reading it.

This was a great book.  I can’t stop thinking about Josephine.  She was a lonely Southern girl married at 17… and so her story begins.

I have had trouble even starting a new book because I don’t want to let go of Josephine just yet.

I really hope you read this book and enjoy it as much as I did.


Goodreads describes the book:

It’s the Great Depression in rural northeast Texas, and not much has changed, except in the life of Josephine Killian. After losing her mother and her aunt, Josephine finds herself alone and independent. Loneliness leads her to sacrifice her freedom for the bonds of marriage, and life becomes routine. But, when a mysterious stranger, Ethan, appears, he draws out what Josephine fights to keep hidden. Ethan opens up the doors to lust, secrecy and addiction that could lead to Josephine’s self-destruction. Will the people she knows from church, her neighbors in Hefner Falls, and her own desire to turn away from evil be enough to overcome the temptations Ethan offers? Or, has Josephine gone too far to turn back?