The Town That Came A-Courtin'
by: Ronda Rich
Published by: Berkley Books
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Reviewed by Andrea Sisco
Abby Houston is a divorced, obituary writer from Dexter, Georgia who has turned into a bestselling author. She is the consummate Southern woman: charming, polite, quirky, sassy and tough like silk. In other words, she's what we Northern women admire, even though we'll deny it all the way into tomorrow.
Abby Houston's mother is actively looking for a husband for her daughter. But Abby's heart has been broken too many times so she's not looking for Mr. Right. She's not even looking for Mr. Good Enough.
Then one day Abby waltzes into the small town of Bliss, Mississippi to do a book signing, and her life is changed forever. Abby falls head over heels in love with the town and the people who reside there (except for one hard-nosed, opinionated spinster)—and they fall in love with her. And they love her so much it's going to be difficult for Abby to "leave without a little love in her heart—and a lot of Bliss in her soul."
At times The Town That Came A-Courtin' by Ronda Rich seems a bit slow and too wordy. In general, however, it is a playful, witty and captivating romp filled with love, relationships and charm enough to keep you smiling long after you've finished the book. Armchair Interviews agrees!
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