1. Blessing in Disguise

    Eileen Goudge

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    A writer discovers a secret that throws her family and their small southern town into turmoil

    Raised in the waning days of the Jim Crow South, Grace Truscott has a unique perspective on race. Her father was a senator from Georgia whose liberalism sparked controversy during the civil rights movement, and who after his death becomes a hero in their small hometown. When she begins writing his biography, no one in her family expects anything surprising to come of it. But Grace knows the dead senator’s secret. She was there that long ago day when Ned Emory came to her father’s office with a gun. The black man had learned of the senator’s ongoing affair with his wife, and he had come to kill. But Emory took the bullet instead. The town goes into uproar when Grace reveals the truth. And as she quickly learns, it is only the first secret to be revealed. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Eileen Goudge including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
  2. Pub Date
    11/29/2011
    Publisher
    Open Road Integrated Media
    ISBN13
    9781453222973
    Format
    Ebook
    Category
    Romance

Editorial Reviews

  • “Eileen Goudge writes like a house on fire, creating characters you come to love and hate to leave.” —Nora Roberts “Poweful, juicy reading.” —San Jose Mercury News “Shocking . . . a bittersweet story of love.” —Library Journal “A snappy, entertaining novel.” —Kirkus Reviews

About the author

Eileen Goudge

Eileen Goudge (b. 1950) is one of the nation’s most successful authors of women’s fiction. She began as a young adult writer, helping to launch the phenomenally successful Sweet Valley High series, and in 1986 she published her first adult novel, the New York Times bestseller Garden of Lies.

She has published fifteen novels in all, including the three-book saga of Carson Springs, Thorns of Truth—a sequel to Gardens of Lies—and 2012’s The Replacement Wife. She lives and works in New York City.