The Things I Know Best
By Lynne Hinton
(HarperOne, Paperback, 9780062517289, 176pp.)
Publication Date: October 2003
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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The townsfolk in Pleasant Cross, North Carolina, carry a healthy suspicion of the three generations of Ivy women. Each Ivy woman has been blessed with the gift of Knowing, but it's eighteen-year-old Tessa and her unique powers that cause folks to raise their eyebrows. When Rev. Renfrow and his son, Sterling, roll into town with their Airstream trailer and special brand of faith, things will never be the same, as a tragic secret is uncovered and the Ivy women learn the true meaning of kinship and hope.
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.
“A lovely book.”
-Malachy McCourt, author of Singing My Him Song
“Hinton is a wise and elegant storyteller...a book to be savored and treasured.
-Robert Inman, author of Dairy Queen Days
“A wise and deeply moving story .The language of this novel soars and lifts one’s spirit with it.”
-Joan Medlicott, author of The Ladies of Covington Send Their Love and The Gardens of Covington