The Thing about Home (Paperback)
Home is not a place--it's a feeling.
Casey Black needs an escape. When her picture-perfect vow renewal ceremony ends in her being left at the altar, the former model turned social media influencer has new fame--the kind she never wanted. An embarrassing viral video has cost her millions of followers, and her seven-year marriage is over. With her personal and business lives in shambles, Casey runs from New York City to South Carolina's Lowcountry hoping to find long-lost family. Family who can give her more answers about her past than her controlling mom-slash-manager has ever been willing to share.
What Casey doesn't expect is a postcard-worthy property on a three-hundred-acre farm, history, culture, and a love of sweet tea. She spends her days caring for the land and her nights cooking much needed Southern comfort foods. She also meets Nigel, the handsome farm manager whose friendship has become everything she's never had. And then there are the secrets her mother can no longer hide.
Through the pages of her great-grandmother's journals, Casey discovers her roots run deeper than the Lowcountry soil. She learns that she has people. A home. A legacy to uphold. And a great new love story--if only she is brave enough to leave her old life behind.
". . . a beautifully written story about family, self-discovery, secrets, and forgiveness." --Kimberla Lawson Roby, New York Times bestselling author
- Inspiring contemporary fiction
- Stand-alone novel
- Book length: approximately 100,000 words
- Includes discussion questions for book clubs