From New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown comes a funny heartache of a novel about overcoming the past, confronting the future, and defying all expectations. Everyone is talking about Jennie Sue Baker and the mess she made of her life in New York. The former high school queen beeand wealthy darling of Bloom, Texashas returned home after all these years, riding on a common bus and bearing two bounced alimony checks. In a town that thrives on gossip, Jennies fall from grace has shamed her mother, set the town buzzing, and caused old, jealous enemies to whisper in delight. They say shes taken a job as a housekeeper, gotten a garage apartment, and might be crushing on Rick Lawson, a simple farmer with modest dreams.As romance starts to bud, Jennie relishes what it means to follow her heart, find real new friends, and finally be herselfregardless of all the lying town chatter. But fate has another twist in store. Rumor has it that Jennie now stands to lose what matters mostunl...
|Title||:||Small Town Rumors|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||288 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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SMALL TOWN RUMORS by Carolyn Brown is a contemporary romance perfect for a summer read in the shade of a big old tree with a glass of lemonade or sweet tea. It is a sweet romance with wonderful characters and a small town setting. This was my first book from this author, but it will definitely not be my last.
Jennie Sue Baker has returned to Bloom, Texas. The minute she steps off the bus, the local café is buzzing with rumors about ...more
Jennie Sue left Bloom, Texas as the “it girl”. Wealthy, well-mannered, social standout she’s gone to New York with her husband, bound to make a splash. But now, her husband outed as a lying, cheating thief, she’s back in Bloom, in her mother’s house, with a marriage that’s fallen apart, no direction and a handful of alimony cheques that are tagged ‘Insufficient Funds”. Of course, Jennie Sue wasn’t prepared for her fall from grace, and she’s never really been her own person – from her mother’s ir ...more
This was a book that hit all of my happy points. I love books that involve farms and really get down and dirty times. This book has a farm and a bit of high society as well. I have never read a book by Carolyn Brown before and I really enjoyed this one. I will definitely be looking her up again.
This is a sweet story about a small town in Texas and their desire for gossip. Everything that goes on in this town everyone else knows about. It has gotten to the point where some people spend their tim ...more
I enjoyed reading this small town romance full with humor. I stayed late in the night just to finish reading.
Perfect read for all seasons. More on my blog
Five stars: A wonderful book filled with love, family, small towns and new beginnings. This book made me laugh and cry. Loved it!
Jennie Sue slinks off the bus. She knows the minute her feet hit the concrete that the small town of Bloom, Texas will be abuzz with gossip. She is right because at the moment, Cricket, a waitress at the local cafe is snapping pictures of Jennie Sue, eager to share them with all the locals, especially since Jennie Sue looks terrible. Jennie Sue was rich and popular bac ...more
This is a perfect summer read...well really a perfect anytime read! Especially since it is set in a small Texas town where rumors and gossip abound. The book has funky characters, some tension between the "haves" and the "have-nots", and family drama that will keep you entertained from beginning to the end. It is also a love story and knowing what you want and don't want to ensure a happy life going forward.
If you enjoy romance, laughter, and small town charm, you'll enjoy this book!
Small town rumor mill gossip is no match for Jennie Sue Baker who is on a triumphant return to Bloom Texas-- So be prepared, because she's back!
A New York high school queen returns to fall in love with Rick Lawson after a dismal marriage left her seeking fulfillment.
However, Rick lives a modest lifestyle not quite suited for cavier dreams.
The problem is will Rick be convinced of the desire for romance before he loses out on love?
When her ex husband is caught and charged for a crime by Feds we ...more
Lady, you don't even ask how your daughter is?
Why was she in the hospital?
"Just a farmer"? Really?
This poor woman!
Shoot, I'd have mistresses too if I was married to that woman.
Is anyone normal in this town?
Cricket, the only person who can make you happy is you.
Her husband said what to her?! And she still stayed married to him?
Lettie, are you being nice to Jennie Sue because you know it will kill Charlotte?
These old ladies are crazy. but I love them!
Geez Charlotte, the seventies ...more