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From the Heart of Covington

A Novel

Covington

Joan Medlicott

St. Martin's Paperbacks

The three spunky ladies who so charmed readers in The Ladies of Covington Send Their Love and The Gardens of Covington welcome us back to the small Southern town of Covington, to their quaint white farmhouse with yellow shutters on Cove Road...

From the Heart of Covington
Life lessons abound as housemates Hannah, Grace, Amelia continue to surround themselves with love and hope, meeting each new challenge with equanimity and heart and placing their trust in one another as their friendship strengthens and grows. In helping a dear friend and neighbor cope with illness, the ladies develop a deeper mutual compassion and a true appreciation for the softness of heart and toughness of spirit that join them as women. Amelia, feeling strong and adventurous, takes a momentous trip to New York City to further her burgeoning photography career. Grace, kindhearted as ever, becomes involved with a little girl at the local elementary school who may be having terrible problems at home. Meanwhile, Hannah's daughter, Laura, is involved in a tragic accident that has serious consequences for all concerned.

With the same compassion and heart readers have already come to know and love, Joan Medlicott once again reveals how life's journeys and challenges only strengthen our loving commitments to family, friends, and loved ones. It's another inspiring message of courage, self-acceptance, and hope.

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"The issues in From the Heart of Covington are as fresh as tomorrow's news. Medlicott's prose is warm and quick. These three women, in their widow's might, inspire us with dignity and confidence, humor, and affection."
-Robert Morgan, author of Gap Creek

"There's never a dull moment at the Covington farmhouse of these three older ladies."
-Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Once again, Ms. Medlicott portrays Southern characters with precision and fondness...fans will welcome From the Heart of Covington, another year in the life of the ladies and one more reminder of all that glitters in the golden years." -Dallas Morning News

"Drawing strength from each other and their ever-widening circle of friends, Medlicott's resilient heroines are able not only to sustain themselves but also to offer comfort to everyone who needs it. Wholesome and...appealing."-Booklist

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Covington

Joan Medlicott

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