Saturday, September 5, 2015

Spotlight & Giveaway ~ The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush by Susan Wittig Albert

The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush (The Darling
Dahlias Series, #5)
by: Susan Wittig Albert
Series: The Darling Dahlias
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Release Date: September 1, 2015 (Now Available in Paperback)

National bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert takes readers back in time to small-town Darling, Alabama, in the 1930s—where the Darling Savings and Trust has just closed and the women of the Darling Dahlias’ garden club are betting their bottom dollar there’s going to be trouble…

It’s the spring of 1933 and times are tough all over. The only businessman not struggling is moonshiner Mickey LeDoux, though he still has to steer clear of federal agents. But banks are closing all over the country, and the small town of Darling is no exception. Folks are suddenly caught short on cash and everyone is in a panic.

Desperate to avoid disaster, several town leaders—including Alvin Duffy, the bank’s new vice president—hatch a plan to print Darling Dollars on newspaperman Charlie Dickens’ printing press. The “funny money” can serve as temporary currency so the town can function. But when the first printing of the scrip disappears, the Darling Dahlias set out to discover who made an unauthorized withdrawal.

Meanwhile County Treasurer Verna Tidwell questions whether she can trust Alvin Duffy—and the feelings he stirs up inside her. And Liz Lacy learns her longtime beau may be forced into a shotgun wedding. Seems other troubles don’t just go away when there’s a crisis. There’ll be no pennies from heaven, but if anyone can balance things out, folks can bank on the Darling Dahlias…

Includes Southern-Style Depression-Era Recipes

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  1. No I have not but I will surely read one of her books now. I really like what I seen. Thanks, Darlene Cruz

    1. Thanks for stopping by and checking out the book Darlene.

  2. I haven't read any of her books but I would like to. They sound really good! Thank you!

    1. Hi Carol.

      Thank you for stopping by and checking out the book.

  3. I haven't, but my good friend Mary really likes the China Bayles books. This series is new to me!

    1. I LOVE having friends who read books and share good ones with me. Thanks for stopping by and checking this one out.

  4. no, I have yet to read any of Susan's books, tho I have most in my TBR......
    thank you for the giveaway.........

    1. Good luck getting through that TBR!


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