season is the time when we decorate our homes and trees, do holiday shopping
and spend time with our families.The
Holiday Season is also a time of reflection, a time of good cheer, and a time
to curl up with a good book to read.
A new book in your library is a real page-turner! "The Feathered Bone" by Julie Cantrell is truly a riveting novel, complete with unexpected scenarios!
It is Maudi Gras in New Orleans and Amanda is assisting the sixth grade class on an outing there. Her daughter, Ellie, and Ellie's best friend, Sarah, are excited about the trip. Sarah's mother, Beth, leaves her daughter in Amanda's care while she attends to church activities along with her husband, who is a preacher.
Amid the costumed carnival goers there is danger. Sarah suddenly disappears and efforts to find her are fruitless. Ellie is devastated and Amanda blames herself. Her husband is no help, also blaming Amanda. Years pass and tragedy strikes again! Finally her husband leaves her for another woman.
How much more can Amanda take? The sheriff, Jay, is a former friend from school and he, along with others, try to help her through the trials.