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A Good Kind of Knowing

A Good Kind of Knowing

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by Kathy Lynn Harris
     
 
Imagine if Maeve Binchy grew up in Texas and wrote an old-school Larry McMurtry novel. Think Hope Floats meets High Fidelity.

That's how critics are describing A Good Kind of Knowing-from the author of the highly acclaimed and number-one Amazon bestseller, Blue Straggler.

A Good Kind of Knowing is a novel about the power of music and friendship, the relationship

Overview

Imagine if Maeve Binchy grew up in Texas and wrote an old-school Larry McMurtry novel. Think Hope Floats meets High Fidelity.

That's how critics are describing A Good Kind of Knowing-from the author of the highly acclaimed and number-one Amazon bestseller, Blue Straggler.

A Good Kind of Knowing is a novel about the power of music and friendship, the relationship two-steps that go on in old Texas dancehalls, and the secret to finding just a little bit of common ground in a world full of distrust.

Sera Taylor's store is the one place in Lakeville, Texas, where individuals from all walks of life share a universal love for music and a respect for the gypsy-like woman behind the antique glass counter. Readers get a taste of the unorthodox connection between Sera and Mack, a young local cowboy and musician, and Sera's previously untested devotion to her husband Bill. They learn of her relationship with Ruby D., the vibrant but misguided mother of five; with Louie, the shy high school band director; with Beverly, the religious, upper-class socialite; with Antonio, a local bar owner striving to make a life for himself; with Tommy Lee, a rich and directionless gigolo; and with Wes, the only out-of-the closet gay man for miles. As Sera battles a serious illness, the characters must overcome long-held stereotypes to save Sera's store, and in the end, large parts of themselves.

What readers are saying:

"Engaging, emotionally accurate, visual and funny.

"My head is full of your story. It took me only two and a half days to read the book cover to cover, which means I was doing it every spare minute."

"You pulled me right in."

"I feel like I'm right there-I can feel the Texas heat and see the small town and the people who populate it."

"The characters are diverse and interesting, and each has a unique personality that adds to the entire canvas of the story."

"I know these people. What's more, I like them, even despite their faults."

"The pace is comfortable, the characters rich and colorful. The events are anything but predictable; I was always wondering what's going to happen next."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781481006293
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/04/2012
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

Kathy Lynn Harris grew up in rural South Texas-and comes from people who work hard, love the land and know how to have a good time on a Saturday night. In 2001, Kathy made the move from Texas to the Colorado Rockies to focus on her writing and soak up All Things Mountain. She lives in a 1920s log cabin with her husband and son, plus two fairly untrainable golden retriever mixes. Kathy has written two novels, three children's books, a lot of bad poetry, short stories, newspaper and magazine articles, and personal essays. Kathy's blog, You Can Take the Girl Out of Texas, but, can be found at kathylynnharris.com.

Connect with Kathy at kathy@kathylynnharris.com or take your pick of social media channels:

Twitter - @KathyLynnHarris
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/BlueStragglerFiction
Goodreads - http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5137823.Kathy_Lynn_Harris
Pinterest - http://pinterest.com/kathylynnharris/

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