Twisted Creek

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Twisted Creek

Down on her luck, Allie Daniels and her beloved Nana head for Texas and a surprise inheritance from a total stranger. Believing it is all a mistake, Allie still decides to move into the small store and cafe combo with the two-bedroom apartment above. They quickly settle in and, as her grandmother thrives in the kitchen, Allie finds out the store is now open, whether she is ready or not. Thankfully, they soon see their financial situation on the upswing.

The cast of characters in the lakeside community out in the middle of nowhere give Allie a very different sense of family than she has ever experienced. Especially the mysterious Luke Morgan who always seems to be in the right place at the right time - does the man ever sleep? Moreover, who is he? What is his story? Is he friend, or foe?

Twisted Creek unfolds with a series of encounters by a disparate group of people who, like any dysfunctional family, come together when it really counts. Never has love looked so strange, and so good.

Jodi Thomas has written a wonderful story of hope for those who feel like they can never catch a break. Thomas makes good use of detail to bring her characters to life. With gentle humor and growing suspense, the reader soon becomes engaged in the myriad lives of Twisted Creek. Do consider adding this wonderful story to your reading list- it's well worth it!

Book Blurb for Twisted Creek

Bad luck has been biting at Allie Daniel's heels all her life, so when she inherits a cafZ in a small Texas lake community she's sure there's a catch. But Allie decides to move and brings her grandmother along, since the cafZ gives Nana a chance to do what she loves best-cook. As Allie settles in, she soon discovers that she's not alone anymore-and that sometimes, the only cure for bad luck is gaining the courage to love.

Night Owl Reviews Mar, 2008 4.50