That Southern Flavor

Now Let's Talk of Graves

By Sarah Shankman

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"With fascinating characters and pungent dialogue, this spirited, rollicking mystery crackles with danger and excitement when Atlanta journalist/detective Samantha Adams accepts an invitation to visit the Big Easy--New Orleans at the height of Mardi Gras."
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Nuclear Jellyfish

By Tim Dorsey

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Serge A. Storms, Florida's resident madman and serial killer, continues to dispense his own variety of justice against society's evildoers--this time he and his pal Coleman are out to get an assortment of skinheads and shysters as well as a particularly nasty thug called Jellyfish. (summary)
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Revenge of the Kudzu Debutantes

By Cathy Holton

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Bonded by years of friendship, (Eadie, Nita and Lavonne) discover what else they have in common: lying, cheating spouses. So they heed their collective betrayals as a wake-up call and band together to exact sweet revenge. The take-charge trio will see to it that the punishment is just, exquisitely humiliating, and downright hilarious. (summary)
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Saving Grace

By Lee Smith

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...a darkly comic and compelling novel about Gracie, blessed with a gift she doesn’t want, who pursues earthly and divine love on a road that comes to a disturbing but inevitable conclusion. (barnesandnoble.com)
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South of Broad

By Pat Conroy

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After his brother's suicide, Leopold Bloom King struggles along with the rest of his family in Charleston, South Carolina, until he begins to gather an intimate circle of friends, whose ties endure for two decades until a final, unexpected test of friendship. (summary)
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The Girl Who Chased the Moon

By Sara Addison Allen

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Emily Benedict came to Mullaby, North Carolina, hoping to solve at least some of the riddles surrounding her mother's life. But the moment Emily enters the house where her mother grew up and meets the grandfather she never knew--a reclusive, real-life gentle giant--she realizes that mysteries aren't solved in Mullaby, they're a way of life. (summary)
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The Sweet By and By

By Todd Johnson

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Five very different Southern women meet in a nursing home and develop a friendship that resonates over the decades. (summary)
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The Three Miss Margarets

By Louise Shaffer

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Laurel Silence, a young woman who has spent most of her life nursing her alcoholic mother and a huge grudge, is about to put the pieces of (a) puzzle together and demand to know what happened the night the three Miss Margarets swore their oath of secrecy. (summary)
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The Well and the Mine

By Gin Phillips

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Witnessing what she believes to be the murder of an infant in a Depression-era Alabama mining town, a nine-year-old girl and her civic-minded family subsequently struggle with the darker side of their racially torn community. (summary)
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Thistle and Twigg

By Mary Saums

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(R)ecently widowed Jane Thistle...moves to Tullulah, Ala., where she soon meets Phoebe Twigg, also a widow, who has lived in the small town all her life. The two women, despite their differences in outlook and personality, become close friends. (from Publishers Weekly)
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