A Peach of a Pair (Paperback)

By Kim Boykin

Berkley Books, 9780425281994, 304pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2015



Palmetto Moon inspired The Huffington Post to rave, It is always nice to discover a new talented author and Kim Boykin is quite a find. Now, she delivers a novel of a woman picking up the pieces of her life with the help of two spirited, elderly sisters in South Carolina.
March, 1953. Nettie Gilbert has cherished her time studying to be a music teacher at Columbia College in South Carolina, but as graduation approaches, she can t wait to return to her family and her childhood sweetheart, Brooks in Alabama. But just days before her senior recital, she gets a letter from her mama telling her that Brooks is getting married . . . to her own sister.
Devastated, Nettie drops out of school and takes a job as live-in help for two old-maid sisters, Emily and Lurleen Eldridge. Emily is fiercely protective of the ailing Lurleen, but their sisterhood has weathered many storms. And as Nettie learns more about their lives on a trip to see a faith healer halfway across the country, she ll discover that love and forgiveness will one day lead her home . . .

About the Author

Kim Boykin lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband, three dogs, and 126 rose bushes. She is the author of Palmetto Moon and The Wisdom of Hair.