By Judy Christie
In long past to eco-friendly, Lois is going from being a company journalist at a wide paper within the Midwest to the landlord of the fairway News-Item, a small twice-weekly newspaper in rural North Louisiana. The paper was once an unforeseen inheritance from an in depth colleague, and Lois needs to preserve it for no less than a yr, bringing a number of demanding situations, classes, and benefits into her life.
When Lois pulls into eco-friendly on New Year’s Day, she expects a captivating little city jam-packed with smiling humans. She speedy realizes her mistake. After settling right into a loaned condo out on direction 2, she unearths herself combating city prejudices and internal doubts and making buddies with the main mind-blowing humans: stricken teen Katy, handsome catfish farmer Chris, clever and feisty Aunt Helen, and a feminine African-American doctor named Kevin.
Whether battling a grasping, deceitful baby-kisser or rescuing a puppy she fears, Lois notices the headlines in her lifestyles have certainly greater. She learns easy methods to supply small-town information in a big-hearted approach and realizes that existence is stuffed with newsworthy moments. while she encounters racial prejudice and monetary corruption, Lois additionally discovers extra in regards to the goodness of genuine humans and the significance of being a part of a community.
While secretly getting ready the paper for a sale, Lois starts to achieve that God may well certainly have a plan for her existence and that maybe the attract of urban lifestyles and occupation ambition aren't what she wishes in the end.
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Gone to Green (The Green Series, Book 1) by Judy Christie