Little Town, Great Big Life
Authors: Matlock, Curtiss Ann
Publisher: MIRA Books
So what if Winston Valentine is ninety-two years old? He isn’t dead yet! And he’s out to prove it. His exuberant show of lifecoming to you live from radio dial 1550revitalizes Valentine, Oklahoma, for its centennial celebration. The townsfolk are determined to make this an anniversary to remember.
Except Belinda Blaine, who, at thirty-eight, doesn’t feel like celebrating. Suddenly she’s carrying a childand the guilt of an earlier pregnancy nearly twenty years ago. No one in her close-knit community knows of either, including her sweet-mannered husband, Lyle. But disclosing this pregnancy will mean revealing her past and opening her heart. And Belinda’s not quite ready for that.
As Belinda struggles over what to do, she finds comfort in unexpected places. After all, in Valentine, neighbors are family and strangers are friends. And this small town holds secrets and mysteries, and takes care of its own.
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