Sweet Jiminy

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In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Jiminy Davis abruptly quits law school and flees Chicago for her grandmother Willa's farm in rural Mississippi. In search of peace and quiet, Jiminy instead stumbles upon more trouble and turmoil than she could have imagined.
She is shocked to discover that there was once another Jiminy—the daughter of her grandmother's longtime housekeeper, Lyn—who was murdered along with Lyn's husband four decades earlier in a civil rights-era hate crime. With the help of Lyn's nephew, Bo, Jiminy sets out to solve the cold case, to the dismay of those who would prefer to let sleeping dogs lie.
Beautifully written, and with a sure grip on the tensions and social mores of small towns in the South, Sweet Jiminy will captivate its readers, and fans of Kristin Gore's earlier novels will be intrigued and compelled by this new direction for her fiction.
Praise for Kristin Gore and Her Previous Titles
"A beltway Bridget Jones." -Elle
"Refreshing and charming." -USA Today
"Juicy." -Women's Health
"A lighthearted, fun read." -Entertainment Weekly
"Funny . . . illuminating and even inspiring." -Publishers Weekly
"Gore has a sardonic sense of write-what-you-know dictum." -The Los Angeles Times
"Sweet, smart, sexy." -The Washington Post Book World
"Smart yet vulnerable . . . a modern-day Mary Tyler Moore." -The Chicago Sun Times
"A hilarious and suspenseful romp." -Bookpage
"A delightful read." -The New York Post
"Sly plot twists and big laughs, and every word rings true." -Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons

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subject_facetFarm life -- Tennessee -- Fiction
Self-realization in women -- Fiction
title_displaySweet Jiminy
title_fullSweet Jiminy
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title_shortSweet Jiminy
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Self-realization in women