DEAD PEOPLE'S THINGS

DEAD PEOPLE'S THINGS

by K. J. Knight
     
 
What can possibly go wrong when three very different women find themselves cooped up in a beat-up 1974 Winnebago headed to the Mississippi Gulf Coast? About to turn 50 years old, eccentric Emma Daye wants to escape the pollution of East Texas and breathe in the cleansing, salt air of Biloxi Beach that she's convinced makes her feel better. Her niece, Lori Daye

Overview

What can possibly go wrong when three very different women find themselves cooped up in a beat-up 1974 Winnebago headed to the Mississippi Gulf Coast? About to turn 50 years old, eccentric Emma Daye wants to escape the pollution of East Texas and breathe in the cleansing, salt air of Biloxi Beach that she's convinced makes her feel better. Her niece, Lori Daye believes a change of scenery might provide for her a respite from mourning the recent death of her mother and her messed up life. Ellavil Clairmont, Emma's long time renter, just wants a free ride to anywhere.

On their trek south the women unwittingly become involved in a statewide anti-gambling campaign that catapults them into adventures with some oddball characters you won't forget. Find out how this wild road trip to the deep south is able to open up new opportunities, and bring change into all these Texans' lives. Won't you load up and come along with this unlikely trio to share in their tears and joy as they descend upon the Gulf Coast? DEAD PEOPLE'S THINGS is a laugh out loud journey that will wind its way into your heart and your funny bone.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016085890
Publisher:
DaRidge Publishing
Publication date:
01/04/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
927 KB

Meet the Author

K. J. Knight is the penname of an aunt and niece team who began writing together in 2005 just for fun. DEAD PEOPLE'S THINGS has been an ongoing work-in-progress that they have enjoyed creating over the years. It is evident that these two authors had fun with this manuscript, as it is shown throughout the entire storyline with its many zany characters and situations.
Janet Knight has been published in newspapers and magazines and has reviewed books for the Houston Chronicle. She, along with her brother also won the Golden Pen Award for mainstream fiction at the Southwest Writer's Conference in Houston, Texas.
As a former program manager of a psychiatric rehab, Karen Knight Kaster has contributed to and compiled instructional manuals for in-house client curriculum and staff development. Both have taken advanced writing courses and both have written for years as a hobby. Avid readers with a hearty appreciation for a good belly laugh, they are excited about this novel. As native Texans, who love visiting the Mississippi Gulf Coast, these two are able to offer a unique glimpse into a raucous road trip to the modern day deep south.

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