"Delightful . . . Those who like smiles with their crimes will be satisfied" by the latest in the popular Miss Julia series ("Publishers Weekly")
As we know from her many trips to the "New York Times" bestseller list, Miss Julia simply can't abide sitting idle. And with young Lloyd moving out and husband Sam off to the Holy Land, everybody's favorite steel magnolia is feeling restless. Maybe it's time for that long-delayed home makeover. But before Miss Julia can even pick a color swatch, Hazel Marie's new husband, private eye J.D. Pickens, goes missing and police in West Virginia have detained an injured man fitting his description. Meanwhile, a religious cult is out to convert the locals and Miss Julia must pick up the pace to free J.D. and get back in time to stop them.
In the latest installment of Ann B. Ross's New York Times bestselling series, Miss Julia takes a trip to the beach, only to confront a hurricane roiling off the coast--and all the trouble it washes ashoreMiss Julia's sweet and generous husband, Sam, has decided to take a big group trip to the beach, inviting family and friends. While Miss Julia prepares for the big trip, her longtime friend LuAnne comes to her with a horrifying discovery--her husband may be cheating on her. Julia invites LuAnne along to the beach to get away and clear her head--and to keep from doing anything rash. Everyone settles into the rental house and six-year-old Latisha, their beloved housekeeper Lillian's great-grandaughter, is having a blast searching for seashells when she discovers some much more valuable treasures that have washed up from a strong storm off the coast. As the storm nears, the crew packs up to head back to Abbotsville, and it appears that the three strangers they met on the beach--who seemed a bit too interested in little Latisha's treasures--have followed them back to their sleepy town. In Miss Julia Weathers the Storm, another highly entertaining and delightful installment in the series by Ann B. Ross, Miss Julia must rely on her quick wit and strong will to protect Latisha, get to the bottom of LuAnne's predicament, and once again save the day.
Yes, Miss Julia is back, and I, for one, am one happy camper. J. A. Jance
In the 15th installment of Ann B. Ross's bestselling series, Miss Julia must teach her cousin's granddaughter some manners--and remake a political campaign. Don't miss thenewest, Miss Julia Weathers The Storm, coming April 2017 from Viking.
Miss Julia s adoring fans sent this novel straight to the New York Times hardcover bestseller list. But everyone s favorite steel magnolia isn t one to rest on her laurels. It s summer in Abbotsville, and Miss Julia s cousin Elsie calls in an old family debt, asking Miss Julia to teach her granddaughter how to be a lady. When the rude and unkempt Trixie arrives, it s clear Miss Julia has her work cut out for her. Meanwhile, Sam s campaign for state senate is in trouble. Miss Julia enlists Lillian, Latisha, Lloyd, and Hazel Marie to whip Trixie and the campaign into shape!
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"Start with the first book and read straight on through...[or] grab the latest and devour it as a stand-alone." -Charleston City Paper. Don't miss the newest, Miss Julia Weathers The Storm, coming April 2017 from Viking.Every one loves the irrepressible Miss Julia. Her latest triumph is getting Hazel Marie and J. D. Pickens to the altar before it becomes too obvious that they're expecting twins! But why has Sam agreed that he and Julia will attend the odious Dr. Fowler's marital enrichment sessions? Could Sam feel their flames need fanning? Meanwhile, this lady of a certain age must spring Etta Mae from jail when she's wrongly accused of attacking Francie Pitts. With a fragrant felon to be caught- plus a wedding, babies, and a heaping dose of mischief-it's fortunate for all that Miss Julia's on the case.
It's up to Miss Julia to sort out the murder of a hoity-toity newcomer in the latest addition to the "New York Times "bestselling series
Ann B. Ross's most recent addition to the series, " Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover," was the first to hit the printed "New York Times" bestseller list, so Miss Julia fans both new and old will be especially keen to get their hands on the next one. The sixteenth in the series, " Miss Julia Lays Down the Law "is guaranteed to be the steel magnolia's most exciting adventure yet.
It's November and Miss Julia is looking forward to some quiet time before the holidays. That is until snobby Connie Clayborn and her rich husband move to town. At first, Miss Julia and the other ladies are pleased to be invited over for coffee, but the afternoon turns into a slap in the face when their hostess spouts nonstop criticism about Abbotsville. Why, how dare she? Days later, Miss Julia decides to confront Connie woman to woman, but when she arrives, Connie is lying on the kitchen floor--lifeless in a pool of blood. Who could have done this? Miss Julia will need to find out fast--particularly because her fingerprints are now all over the crime scene. . . .