That Southern Flavor

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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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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My Summer of Southern Discomfort

By Stephanie Gayle

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When I telephoned with the news of my imminent relocation my father asked, "Georgia, as in the Republic of Georgia by the Black Sea, or Georgia as in the Peach State?" He hoped I meant the former because that Georgia promised unique opportunities to advance the democratic cause of justice. (summary)
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Mermaids in the Basement

By Michael Lee West

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Struggling with the loss of her mother, a case of writer's block, and her boyfriend's affair, Renata DeChavannes travels to her Gulf Coast family home, where she struggles to become the empowered woman her formidable grandmother believes her to be. (summary)
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Little Bitty Lies

By Mary Kay Andrews

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“(A)ll about the important things in life: marriage and divorce, mothers and daughters, friendship and betrayal, small-town secrets, and one woman’s lifelong quest for home – and the perfect recipe for chicken salad. (book description)
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Last Light Over Carolina

By Mary Alice Monroe

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Every woman in the lowcountry knows the unspoken fear that clutches the heart every time her man sets out to sea. Now that fear has become a terrible reality for Carolina Morrison.
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Isle of Palms

By Dorthea Benton Frank

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“Honey, you think you’ve got a dysfunctional family? Anna Lutz Abbot wants you to sit yourself down with a glass of sweet tea and hear all about why her family takes the pound cake.” (Publishers Weekly)
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In Memory of Junior

By Clyde Edgerton

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"A heartbreaking, side-splitting new novel of life, death, and family in the South...The whole Bales family is buzzing over which of its oldest members will pass on first, what will be passed down to whom, and what will happen when a black-sheep uncle comes home. (barnesandnoble.com)
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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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Four Corners of the Sky

By Michael Malone

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Twenty years is a long time to be without a father, and, for Navy pilot Annie Peregrine-Goode, the sky has become a home the earth has never been. So when her father calls out of the blue to ask for a dying wish - one both absurd and mysterious, no is the easiest of answers. (summary)
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