First Sentence Friday! CHAPTER FIFTEEN

When I was about seven, an uncle of mine who lived in Michigan talked about jobs my dad could have given his experience as a mechanic.  He said he’d be snatched up by any one of the big three automakers up there.  According to this uncle, his pay would double, maybe even triple!  My father had traveled for his previous job, so it wasn’t like he had no idea of how it was to live for short terms in new places, but this was different.  Now he had a wife, two kids, and the idea of packing up everything we owned and moving several states away couldn’t have been an easy decision.  My brother and I saw it as an adventure, while I imagine my parents saw it as a huge risk.

The Stampers had to make tough decisions too.  One was to leave the land where their home had stood for generations, searching for a way to survive.  The only plan they had was to use their God-given musical talents to hopefully make some money.  Beyond that…

Chapter Fifteen

We kept going south like dandelion pods, floating with wind and with no sense of where we might land.

A Publishers Lunch BUZZ BOOK Fall/Winter 2017, and a SIBA (Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance) Trio Pick for 2018, THE ROAD TO BITTERSWEET releases December 26th, 2017.  

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