By Lynne Hinton
(William Morrow Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780062045089, 352pp.)
Publication Date: June 2011
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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Pie Town, New Mexico, was once legendary for its extraordinary pies. But it's been a while since these delectable desserts graced the counter at the local diner. The townspeoplea hearty mix of Anglos, Hispanics, and Native Americanslike to think of themselves as family, especially when it comes to caring for Alex, a disabled little boy being raised by his grandparents. But, unforeseen by all, Pie Town's fortunes are about to take a major turndue to the arrival of a new priest, Father George Morris, who seems woefully unprepared for his first assignment, and the young hitchhiker Trina, who some townsfolk just know is trouble. . . .
A retreat leader and writing teacher, Lynne Hinton is the author of numerous novels including Pie Town, Wedding Cake, Christmas Cake, Friendship Cake, Hope Springs, and Forever Friends. She also writes a mystery series under the name Jackie Lynn. She lives in New Mexico.
- New Mexico is often described as three cultures living together:Native American, Hispanic, and Caucasian. Which characters in the book represent these three cultures, and how?
“Hinton has an excellent sense of Southwestern rhythms and cadence.”
-Publishers Weekly on Pie Town
“A feel-good tale....Heartfelt.”
-Kirkus Reviews on Pie Town
“[A] feel-good story—one that will be enjoyed by readers of Jan Karon and Nicholas Sparks.”
-Booklist on Pie Town
“Reading Hinton’s light, quickly moving prose feels like sitting down to catch up with an old friend over coffee.”
-New Mexico Magazine on Pie Town
“Warm, poignant and moving....A lovely book.”
-The Pilot (Southern Pines, NC) on Pie Town
“Lynne Hinton deftly pens an uplifting tale of hope, faith, and community.”
-Lori Wilde, New York Times bestselling author of The Welcome Home Garden Club on Pie Town