For those of you who live near Athens, GA, there will be a book signing by a local author, Denise Weimer, this coming Friday, April 12th from Noon until 1:30 at The Carpenter’s Shop on Chase Street. Her new book is called, Sautee Shadows (Georgia Gold Series #1). Brian Hill, owner, will be serving Chic-Fil-A chicken nuggets to snack on and if you are a member of WFBC he will give you a discount coupon. How neat is that?
I visited Denise Weimer‘s website and here’s the description of the book:
Journey back to a time when the foothills of Northeast Georgia were scarcely more than a frontier, a summer retreat for the state’s wealthy coastal elite, verdant watercolor vistas where the footprint of the Cherokee remained. Where one half-Cherokee, orphaned girl grows up in the shadow of a mystery. Who killed her father, and what happened to the gold he mined from the Sautee Valley? And with whom does she belong, the adoptive farm family who raised her, or her white inn-keeper grandmother?
Forced from the only life she’s ever known and molded into her grandmother’s idea of a proper young lady, Mahala Franklin finds life in Clarkesville lonely and full of challenges. But there are at least pieces of the puzzle of her past to be fit together, and relationships that will shape her future … with Clay Fraser, her Cherokee friend who wants to be so much more, with wealthy entrepreneur and competitor Jack Randall, with whom Mahala doesn’t dare to dream of more, and with Carolyn Calhoun, unwilling socialite caught between her feelings for two very different brothers.
As the lives of the coastal “summer people” mingle with those of Habersham’s natives, a tapestry of love, friendship and intrigue unfolds, a tapestry laced with a brilliant thread that will lure you through all four books of The Georgia Gold Series.
Amazon has two 5 star reviews already for this book. I’m planning on buying the book, it sounds like my kind of book.