Jessie Sasser was four years old when her Mama died, and she blames her Daddy, Easton, for it. The way she sees it, if her Daddy wasn’t obsessed with making moonshine—just like all the Sassers that came before him—her Mama might still be alive. Instead, all she has left of her is the horrifying memory of seeing her engulfed in flames. Making moonshine is in her veins, or so Easton says, and her younger brother Merritt agrees… but they’re both wrong. Jessie hates moonshine, and she’s come up with a plan to destroy all of her Daddy’s stills… not knowing her actions would lead to terrible consequences that would touch the lives of everyone closest to her. Continue reading
The secluded, polygamous community of Clearhaven is the only place seventeen-year-old Hanna has ever known. Days away from her eighteenth birthday, Hanna is expected to become the fifth wife of a wealthy man in the community—a marriage that will also serve to improve her impoverished family’s financial status, to boot. Hanna isn’t looking forward to marriage however, especially after she meets a young man named Daniel who makes her question everything she’s ever believed. Continue reading
After reading The Education of Dixie Dupree, I knew I’d be reading Donna Everhart’s next novel, but I didn’t expect to have the pleasure of reading her second book this year. (I’m an Outlander fan, so I’m accustomed to waiting four years-ish for a new novel from an author I love.) Needless to say, I was thrilled to see The Road to Bittersweet listed on Edelweiss, and requested it immediately.