Author Joy Shannon Balmer delivers an interesting tale of a troubled Southern family in Hand-Me-Downs: The Secrets. While growing up isn't easy for any of the kids, whose lives take turns they never could've expected, the family as a whole has a peculiar appeal and connection. Definitely download the sample of this one and see if it's right for you!
Name: Hand-Me-Downs, the Secrets
Rating: 5.0 stars over 4 reviews
Description: The Carmody children struggle to find the path away from their desperate childhood.
LIAM sets out to roam the country on foot in a time before homelessness was a political issue.
HILDY forgets, long before repressed memory was in vogue. She gives herself away decades before we learned that some Women Love Too Much. And Why.
LITTLE WILL sacrifices himself to a faraway war, the price demanded of his survivor?s guilt.
And BOBBY RAY turns to the gospel, where he can wreak a hellfire payback on them all.
Reviews: "Joy Shannon Balmer captures the subtle nuances of a troubled Southern family; a group connected by love and tragedy. The family saga spans three generations,miggled with the flow of dark,hidden secrets lurking just below the surface. To read this book is to delve into the complexity of human emotions and drives. Joy Shannon Balmer is an author whose work I will follow. A rich, rewarding read!"
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