From the author of The Middle Sister comes a heartwarming tale of
second chances and the unparalleled love between mothers and daughters.
When fifteen-year-old Olivia Jean finds herself in the “family way,” her
mother, Daisy, who has never been very maternal, springs into action.
Daisy decides that Olivia Jean can’t stay in New York and whisks her
away to her grandmother’s farm in Alabama to have the baby–even though
Daisy and her mother, Birdie, have been estranged for years. When they
arrive, Birdie lays down the law: Sure, her granddaughter can stay, but
Daisy will have to stay as well. Though Daisy is furious, she has no
Now, under one little roof in the 1960s Deep South, three generations of
spirited, proud women are forced to live together. One by one, they
begin to lose their inhibitions and share their secrets. And as
long-guarded truths emerge, a baby is born–a child with the power to
turn these virtual strangers into a real, honest-to-goodness family.