Author: Lynne Branard
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Release Date: January 10, 2017
From the New York Times bestselling author and masterful storyteller * behind The Art of Arranging Flowers comes a new novel about the search for what really matters in life...
from North Carolina to New Mexico with her three-legged dog, a strange
man s ashes, and a waitress named Blossom riding shotgun isn't exactly
what Alissa Wells ever wanted to be doing. But it s exactly what she
It all starts when Alissa impulsively puts a bid on an
abandoned storage unit, only to become the proud new owner of Roger
Hart s remains. Two weeks later, she jumps in her car and heads west,
thinking that returning the ashes of a dead man might be the first step
on her way to a new life.
She isn't wrong.
Blossom, who just graduated from high school, hitches a ride with her to
Texas, and Alissa has to get used to letting someone else take the
wheel. Posting about their road trip on Facebook, complete with photos
of Roger at every stop, Blossom opens Alissa s eyes to the road in front
of her and to how sometimes the best things in life are the ones you
never see coming.
Lynne Hinton is the pastor of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. The author of numerous novels including Friendship Cake, Hope Springs, Forever Friends, Christmas Cake, and Wedding Cake, she lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.