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Little Town, Great Big Life, Matlock, Curtiss Ann

Little Town, Great Big Life

Authors: Matlock, Curtiss Ann
Series: A Valentine Novel
Publisher: MIRA Books
BISAC/Subject: FIC027000, FIC000000, FIC044000, FIC027020
ISBN: 9781459248052, Related ISBNs: 0778327884, 1459248058, 9780778327882, 9781459248052
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 400
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: 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 life—coming to you live from radio dial 1550—revitalizes 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 child—and 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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