Wonderland Creek by Lynn Austin

By Lynn Austin

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Lynn Austin Will pride Readers together with her Winsome Heroine

Alice Grace Ripley lives in a dream international, her nostril caught in a booklet. yet happily-ever-after lifestyles she's deliberate on unexpectedly falls aside whilst her boyfriend, Gordon, breaks up together with her, accusing her of residing in a global of fiction rather than the true global. Then to most sensible it off, Alice loses her loved activity on the library as a result of cutbacks end result of the nice Depression.

Fleeing small-town gossip, Alice heads to the mountains of japanese Kentucky to bring 5 containers of donated books to the library within the tiny coal-mining village of Acorn. Dropped off through her family members, Alice volunteers to stick for 2 weeks to aid the librarian, Leslie McDougal.

But the librarian seems to be a long way varied than she anticipated--not to say the 4 woman librarians who go back and forth to the distant houses to bring the much-desired books. whereas Alice is trapped in Acorn opposed to her will, she quickly reveals that real-life event and mystery--and particularly romance--are much better than her humble desires may have imagined.

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