The Mess We’re In
After the shocking death of her sister, Lily’s life is shattered as she returns to her family’s small hometown of Dacre, Georgia, to raise her socially awkward nephew Finn. But then a television show comes to town. When the lead actor Dutch Sturgess takes an interest in Finn’s acting ability, then Lily herself, many around town are not happy. Especially Eli Bradley. Things quickly turn sour when the paparazzi uncover the secret Lily buried with her sister becomes front page news and unknowingly exposes the painfully abusive childhood Dutch tried to leave behind. The only comfort they have is with each other, but their bond will be tested when Eli and his brothers decide to make trouble for them. Lily and Dutch will take on a centuries-old moonshining feud with the Bradley boys, unsure if the town–and their love–can survive.
Inspired by images of Scotland and focusing on the Renaissance and Victorian periods of the British Isles, saturnine offers a female perspective on the historical events that shaped and ultimately changed the United Kingdom.
Carolyn Lawrence’s sophomore effort offers stream of consciousness poetry, focused on the light and dark of the mind in everyday moments.
The third book from poet Carolyn Lawrence. Her poetry explores the darker side of a troubled life and difficult it can be to erase those troubles once written upon soul’s slate.