Author: Annie Jones
When Sadie—former Dogwood Blossom Queen, pharmacist’s wife, mother of two, and daughter of a man who fancies himself King Solomon (or King Lear?)—accepts the position of graveyard superintendent of Wileyville, Kentucky, a journey into the past with her sisters brings a stunning revelation and an understanding of what she has been waiting for.
Amazon Description: She had planned to let somebody else learn from adversity today, even if it meant she never, ever, ever mastered the noble virtue of patience.
Adversity, she discovered this fine May Monday morning when she flung open her front door—dressed in high-water overalls, shower shoes and a windbreaker—had other plans. It had come in the form of a brand-new, never-expected variety right there on her doorstep.
And it had a proposition for her. . .
Wileyville, Kentucky, needs a graveyard superintendent. Accepting the mayor’s proposition, Sadie adds ‘Fraidy Sadie the Cemetery Lady to the other roles that sometimes seem unreal to her—former Dogwood Blossom Queen, pharmacist’s wife, mother of two teenagers, daughter of a man who fancies himself King Solomon—or King Lear? But her daddy’s antics and a journey with her sisters into the past bring Sadie a stunning revelation, and an understanding of what she’s been waiting for.