They have no idea
how much they need each other…
McDaniels is only eleven when her mother takes her to a small house on
Pockettown Road and leaves her there because her new boyfriend “don’t want no
kids.” Believing that only family and magic can keep her safe, Trinka creates
her own family by naming pieces of furniture, her pillow, and the screen door.
Even the kids at school have no idea she lives alone.
Collins, an elderly widow who never leaves her house, finds herself in a bind
when the local grocery store refuses to deliver her groceries anymore. Could
the little girl who rescued a kitten in her backyard be the answer to her
Junior, an enormous black, handicapped man, spends most of the day sitting on his front porch, watching passers-by. People think he’s too dumb to learn. But Trinka thinks differently, and she’s determined to make him try.
worlds of Georgia, Trinka, and Junior intersect, none of them will ever be the
Don't miss Alison Pickrell's other stunning novels: Unto the Least of These, The Last Cordate, Den of Lions.