About the Book
About the Author
This delightful collection of short stories from acclaimed writer, Susan Gabriel (The Secret Sense of Wildflower, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012 and an Amazon #1 bestseller), is rich in humor, as well as mystery and meaning.Whether white or black, living or dead, down home country or upscale urban, Gabriel's characters are quirky, poignant and deep.
- A Gullah woman uses folk magic to cast her latest spell.
- A girl coming-of-age deals with death in 1940s Tennessee.
- A wealthy Savannah matriarch with gastrointestinal issues guards family secrets.
- A good ol' boy observes himself shortly after his death.
- An agoraphobic woman strikes up a unique friendship with the girl across the street.
- A band of seventy-year-olds finds healing in a mountain stream.
- And more.
Written in the tradition of Flannery O'Connor and Eudora Welty, the eight short stories in Grace, Grits and Ghosts: Southern Short Stories are all rooted in the southern landscape--from the steamy coast of Georgia, to the current day Atlanta suburbs, to the ancient Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. Pull up a rocker on the front porch, take a sip of your sweet iced tea and lose yourself in these original stories of soulful southerners and their sultry landscape.