Lila Bruce Breedlove never quite felt at home in Wesleyan, Georgia,
especially after her father’s untimely demise when she was a child. Both
Lila and her brother, Henry, fled north after high school, establishing
fulfilling lives of their own. In contrast, their younger sister,
Abigail, opted to remain behind to dote on their domineering,
larger-than-life mother, Geneva. Yet despite their independence, Lila
and Henry know deep down that they’ve never quite reckoned with their
When their elderly mother dies suddenly and
suspiciously in the muscadine arbor behind the family estate, Lila and
Henry return to the town that essentially raised them. But as they
uncover more about Geneva’s death, shocking truths are revealed that
overturn the family’s history as they know it, sending the pair on an
extraordinary journey to chase a truth that will dramatically alter the
course of their lives. The Sweet Taste of Muscadines reminds us all that true love never dies.
About The Author A lifelong Southerner, Pamela
Terry learned the power of storytelling at a very early age. For the
past decade, Terry has been the author of the internationally popular
blog From the House of Edward, which was named one of the top ten home
blogs of the year by London's The Telegraph. She lives in Smyrna,
Georgia, with her songwriter husband, Pat, and their three dogs, Apple,
Andrew, and George. She travels to the Scottish Highlands as frequently
as possible and is currently at work on her second novel.
The perfect Southern family, beautiful wife, three children, and a
husband that is the preacher of the local church. They had it all, or so
it seemed, but struggles were hidden along with long held secrets.
story actually begins with the death of the matriarch, and her body
being found under the arbor of the muscadines, a place filled with
As the three siblings arrive to bury their mother,
the facts of their lives begin to unfold, and closely held family
secrets begin to unravel, and we embark on a journey that airs all of
I loved the gift of weaving as we travel from Maine to
Scotland, it will warm your heart. I also loved the ending here, so
keep reading, and see how everything works out! Surprise!
I received this book through Net Galley and the Publisher Ballantine Books, and was not required to give a positive review.
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