Gimme Some Sugar

Gimme Some Sugar A young widow returns to Lake Sackett Georgia to face the ghosts of her past and decide if she s ready to take another chance on love in the third sparkling Southern Eclectic novel that goes down as
  • Title: Gimme Some Sugar
  • Author: Molly Harper
  • ISBN: 1501151355
  • Page: 351
  • Format: Paperback
  • Gimme Some Sugar
    A young widow returns to Lake Sackett, Georgia to face the ghosts of her past and decide if she s ready to take another chance on love in the third sparkling Southern Eclectic novel that goes down as easy as honey on a deep fried Twinkie Library Journal, on Sweet Tea and Sympathy Lucy Brewer would never have guessed that her best friend, Duffy McCready of McCready s A young widow returns to Lake Sackett, Georgia to face the ghosts of her past and decide if she s ready to take another chance on love in the third sparkling Southern Eclectic novel that goes down as easy as honey on a deep fried Twinkie Library Journal, on Sweet Tea and Sympathy Lucy Brewer would never have guessed that her best friend, Duffy McCready of McCready s Bait Shop Funeral Home has been in love with her since they were kids Fear of rejection and his own romantic complications prevented Duffy from confessing his true feelings in high school, so he stood by and watched her wed Wayne Bowman right after high school Wayne had always been a cheapskate, so it comes as no surprise when he suffers a fatal accident while fixing his own truck.Even as her family and friends invade Lucy s life and insist that the new widow is too fragile to do much beyond weeping, Lucy is ashamed to admit that life without Wayne is easier, less complicated After all, no one knew what a relentless, soul grinding trudge marriage to Wayne had been Only Duffy can tell she s hiding something.In need of a fresh start, Lucy asks Duffy to put his cabinet building skills to use, transforming the town s meat shop into a bake shop As the bakery takes shape, Lucy and Duffy discover the spark that pulled them together so many years ago Could this finally be the second chance he s always hoped for Once again Moll
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  • Molly Harper

    My mother remembers an 8 year old me setting up my writing office in our living room by putting her old manual typewriter on the couch next to a toy phone And I very slowly pecked out the story of my third grade class taking a trip around the world and losing a kid in each city.I had a dark sense of humor, even then.In high school, when other girls my age were writing poems about dying unicor My mother remembers an 8 year old me setting up my writing office in our living room by putting her old manual typewriter on the couch next to a toy phone And I very slowly pecked out the story of my third grade class taking a trip around the world and losing a kid in each city.I had a dark sense of humor, even then.In high school, when other girls my age were writing poems about dying unicorns and bleeding roses, I was writing essays about having political arguments with my dad at the dinner table Whoever made the other person laugh at their own political party won the argument I knew I wanted to write when I grew up, but I also knew there was very little chance I could make a living writing books, so I went for the next best thing newspaper writing I majored in print journalism at Western Kentucky University and used my shiny new degree to get a job at my hometown newspaper I married my high school sweetheart, David, a local police officer And for six years, I wrote about school board meetings, quilt shows, a man losing the fully grown bear he kept as a pet in his basement, and a guy who faked his death by shark attack in Florida and ended up tossing pies at a local pizzeria I loved my job at the paper I loved meeting new people every day and never knowing where I would end up But somehow, the ever shifting schedules of a police officer and a reporter did not equal family friendly One of us needed to take a normal job for the sake of our young daughter I took a secretarial position at a local church office, which left me with dependably free evenings for the first time in my adult life David was working the night shift that summer and I was losing.mind We were living in The Apartment of Lost Souls while building our new home This was the place where appliances and small electronics went to die Every night I would tuck our snoozing child into bed and wait for the washing machine to start smoking or the computer to suddenly flash the blue screen of death Then there was the plague of frogs in the bathroom that put our daughter of potty training for about six months.Normally, when things get tough, I can take solace in reading But I surveyed my packing box of favorite books with the apathetic air of someone who stands in front of the open refrigerator for 10 minutes and can t find anything Nothing sounded good So I just sat down and started writing something I would want to read Being a huge fan of vampire movies and TV shows, I wondered, what would be the most humiliating way possible to be turned into a vampire a story that a vampire would be embarrassed to share with their vampire buddies over a nice glass of Type O Well, first, you d have to make the protaganist a bit of an accidental loser She s single, almost 30, and a librarian working in the small Kentucky town where she grew up This triple whammy of worry has made her a permanent fixture on her Mama s prayer list And despite the fact that s pretty good at her job, she just got canned so her boss could replace her with someone who occasionally starts workplace fires She drowns her sorrows at the local faux nostalgia themed sports bar and during the commute home, she s mistaken for a deer and then shot by a drunk hunter And then she wakes up as a vampire.And thus, Jane Jameson and the wacky denizens of Half Moon Hollow were born.It took me almost a year to complete and edit a draft of the book, which I planned as the first in a three book series I spent three months using agentquery to ruthlessly stalk potential literary agents There were a lot of lists involved, I don t want to re live it I was gently rejected by at least half of them I corresponded with some very nice, very patient people, but ultimately signed with the fabulous Stephany Evans of Fine Print Literary Management Stephany was willing to take to the time to give me advice on how to imp

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  • After being widowed Lucy returns to Lake Sackett, GA to raise her young child All she wants is to open her bakery and make enough money to provide for her family Unfortunately her departed husband s family have their own ideas about what makes a good mother Duffy has loved Lucy since childhood, but she went and married someone else and then moved to Texas Now she is back and he might have another chance at love He just needs to stop his ex wife from interfering and convince Lucy he s worth After [...]


  • So entertaining I just love her writing Humorous and joyful I love this quirky series This is the third story in this series I have been able to read and every time I see her name on the cover I just know that I m in for a real treat Gimme Some Sugar is a perfect example.We ve met Duffy in past books and now it s his turn to realize what true love is With his high school best friend back in town, maybe it s his turn for a happy ending.This story is loaded with So entertaining I just love her wri [...]


  • 4 stars Another delicious story from Harper s delightfully quirky Lake Sackett Fans will fall head over heels for this second chance friends to lovers romance between young widow and her son and the man who always held her heart Plenty of small town comedy only adds to it s appeal.


  • This was such a cute read I really liked Lucy and I loved Duffy There were some silly parts, but overall I liked seeing them coming back together as Lucy tries to make a home for herself and get her business off the ground The McCreadys are always fun and I like the town of Lake Sackett.


  • This is book 3 in the Southern Eclectic series and I always look forward to Molly Harper s newest book Lucy is returning to Lake Sackett, Georgia and finds her childhood friend Duffy McCready waiting for her She hires him to build shelves for her bakery and they find their friendship is even powerful Newly widowed she doesn t trust herself but the town decides they are right for each other Love all the McCready family and hope to return to Lake Sackett many many times I received a copy This is b [...]


  • Gimme Some Sugar is a novel filled with all kinds of characters with all kinds of quirks and they all play out well together to make a sometimes serious, sometimes funny story Two old friends that should have been together finally get the perfect chance for love if the devious, self centered ex wife and mother in law would just leave town or just go away or simply give it up.


  • Molly Harper takes readers back to Lake Sackett in this charming romance.Duffy McCready and Lucy Brewer were best friends in childhood, but life took them down different paths Now newly widowed Lucy is back in town, and Duffy has a chance to make a new life with his first love If his ex wife and Lucy s mother in law will stop getting in the way.Harper s signature humor is not as prevalent in Gimme Some Sugar, and there s little build up to Duffy and Lucy s romance Despite this, the novel is e Mo [...]


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