By Mary Kay Andrews
“Quirky, endearing characters make Savannah Blues one heck of a very good time.”
“Mary Kay Andrews has excellent pitch by way of endearing, smart-mouth heroines, and she or he has stuck the languid looniness of the Low kingdom perfectly.”
—Anne Rivers Siddons
Meet Weezie (aka Eloise) Foley, a feisty antiques “picker,” banished by way of her spiteful ex-husband from the home she herself restored in Savannah’s historical district, who needs to come to phrases with a lifestyles that has without notice changed…and no longer, it, turns out for the higher. In Mary Kay Andrews’s delectable New York instances bestseller, Savannah Blues, readers will suppose the sultry Georgia breezes and flavor sea salt within the air, as they lose themselves in an excellent, witty story brimming with sass and peopled by means of a richly endearing solid of delightfully eccentric characters. Revenge is sweeter than candy in Mary Kay’s able palms, and readers of Fannie Flagg, Adriana Trigiani, Emily Giffin, Rebecca Wells, and Jill Conner Browne will certainly are looking to spend a few caliber time in Savannah.
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So I did what I regularly do whilst i've got an issue. I known as James. “Weezie! ” he stated, after Janet informed him i used to be at the line. “I’ve received excellent news. Detective Bradley simply referred to as. He’s urged the district attorney’s workplace that he doesn’t have sufficient facts to get an indictment opposed to you for Caroline’s homicide. ” “That’s great,” I stated. The orchid was once fairly an obnoxious coloration of yellow, with a nearly obscene meaty purple tint to its phallic-looking throat. I obtained the kitchen shears out of the drawer and bring to an end one of many cascading blossoms. I felt larger instantly. “You don’t sound very excited,” James stated. “They’ve brushed off the legal trespass cost too. Your checklist is obvious. ” “That should make Mama happy,” I stated. “It’s incredible. relatively, Uncle James, I’m so thankful for all you’ve performed. I can’t thanks sufficient. ” “You’re family,” he stated easily. “I form of loved dabbling in felony paintings, to inform you the reality. yet anything else is inaccurate. Are you going to inform me or are you simply going to take a seat there and brood approximately it? ” “I’m no longer brooding,” I stated. “It’s simply that unusual stuff occurs to me. And I’m no longer being paranoid both. I appear to provide off a few form of strength that invitations strange habit. ” “Give me an example,” he acknowledged. “Not counting the truth that you came across your ex-husband’s fiancée’s physique in a closet. ” “It’s Mama,” I stated. “And the weeping child of Prague. I’ve been desiring to ask you approximately that, James. What’s the newborn of Prague purported to symbolize? ” “I’ve continuously considered it because the child Jesus in drag,” James stated. “But I don’t have any documentation for that. ” “Well, I’ve bought documentation approximately Mama,” I stated. and that i advised him approximately discovering her bottle of 4 Roses at Lucy’s condo. “Oh dear,” James stated. “I hoped probably she was once petering out at the ingesting. Your dad hasn’t acknowledged whatever approximately it. ” “You comprehend Daddy. I additionally came upon a bottle of Xanax on the condominium. The prescription was once Lucy’s, yet in keeping with the label at the capsule bottle, the prescription was once refilled days after Lucy died. part a dozen capsules have been lacking. Mama’s been taking Lucy’s tranquilizers and washing them down with bourbon. ” “Good heavens,” James stated. “She may perhaps kill herself. Or someone else, zonked out on tablets and booze. ” “The excellent news is she’s it seems that snoozing at Lucy’s residence. i believe that’s whilst she has those little chatfests with the statue. ” “We’ve received to get her help,” James stated. “Poor soul. I had no concept. Your father hasn’t pointed out whatever approximately her drowsing over there, or appearing humorous? ” “Not a observe. What do we do? ” “I’ll need to seek advice from Joe,” James acknowledged. “Make him see that Marian wishes aid desperately. He most likely has no concept concerning the capsules, even though we either understand he simply ignores the ingesting. ” “Then you’ll check with them? ” “I’ll seek advice from my brother,” James acknowledged. “But i believe you must seek advice from your mom, Weezie. ” “No,” I acknowledged, feeling panicky. “I can’t. you want to do it, James. You’re strong at that stuff. She adores you. She’ll take heed to you. ” “She’s your mom.