Miss Julia Stands Her Ground
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Miss Julia Stands Her Ground

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The feisty Miss Julia returns to set things right in her seventh hilarious adventure. Don't miss Ann Ross's latest, Miss Julia Raises the Roof, coming April 2018 from Viking.

Miss Julia has charmed and captivated fans of humorous Southern tales through six rollicking novels, and now, in Miss Julia Stands Her Ground, she faces her most daunting challenge yet. Hazel Marie's troublemaking uncle, Brother Vernon Puckett, has just swept into town and questioned Little Lloyd's paternity. Suddenly Miss Julia's late husband's estate is up for grabs, and it's up to her to prove that the boy's claim is legitimate. In another hilarious and heartwarming caper, Ann B. Ross proves that a little spunk and Southern charm go a long way.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 127 x 193 x 22.9mm | 226.8g
  • Penguin Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0143038559
  • 9780143038559
  • 671,512

About Ann B Ross

Ann B. Ross is the author of eighteen novels featuring the popular Southern heroine Miss Julia, as well as Etta Mae's Worst Bad-Luck Day, a novel about one of Abbotsville's other most outspoken residents: Etta Mae Wiggins. Ross holds a doctorate in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has taught literature at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. She lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
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Praise for Ann B. Ross and the Miss Julia series: "Ross has a gift for elevating such everyday matters as marital strife and the hazards of middle age to high comedy, while painting her beautifully drawn characters with wit and sympathy."
-Publishers Weekly

"A charming, fun adventure with new relatives, old secrets and a will putting Miss Julia and the Abbotsville regulars in a true Southern mess. I loved it!" --Duffy Brown, bestselling author of the Consignment Shop Mysteries "Ann B. Ross develops characters so expertly, through quirks, names, and mannerisms, that they easily feel familiar as the reader is gently immersed into the world Miss Ross has created. . . . A delightful read." --Winston-Salem Journal "Miss Julia is one of the most delightful characters to come along in years. Ann B. Ross has created what is sure to become a classic Southern comic novel. Hooray for Miss Julia, I could not have liked it more." --Fannie Flagg, author of The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion "Yes, Miss Julia is back, and I, for one, am one happy camper." --J. A. Jance, author of Cold Betrayal
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2,787 ratings
4.06 out of 5 stars
5 35% (974)
4 40% (1,119)
3 22% (611)
2 2% (63)
1 1% (20)
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