#1 Best Literary Fiction 2015 – #fridayfiction

[mybooktable book=”passing-perfect”]

#1 Best Literary Fiction 2015 – #fridayfiction

His daddy had laughed. “In time. When I’m an old man, you’ll have to carry my weight along with your own.”

As a boy Benjamin couldn’t envision the possibility of such a thing. Back then he’d seen his daddy and mama as two towers of strength, forces so powerful they woke the sun in the morning and pulled the moon into place at night. They’d been the makers of his world; now he struggled to be half what they’d been. Coming to grips with the thought that he could one day be walking in Otis’ shoes, Benjamin gave a heartfelt sigh. He stood, went to the well, drew a bucket of icy cold water, and handed a cupful to Otis.

“Daddy,” he said nostalgically, “remember when…”

About the author

Bette Lee Crosby

USA Today Bestselling and Award-winning novelist Bette Lee Crosby's books are "Well-crafted storytelling populated by memorable characters caught up in equally memorable circumstances." - Midwest Book Review The Seattle Post Intelligencer says Crosby's writing is, "A quirky mix of Southern flair, serious thoughts about important things in life and madcap adventures." Samantha from Reader's Favorite raves, "Crosby writes the type of book you can't stop thinking about long after you put it down." "Storytelling is in my blood," Crosby laughingly admits, "My mom was not a writer, but she was a captivating storyteller, so I find myself using bits and pieces of her voice in most everything I write." It is the wit and wisdom of that Southern Mama Crosby brings to her works of fiction; the result is a delightful blend of humor, mystery and romance along with a cast of quirky charters who will steal your heart away. Her work was first recognized in 2006 when she received The National League of American Pen Women Award for a then unpublished manuscript. She has since gone on to win nineteen awards for her work; these include: TheRoyal Palm Literary Award, the FPA President's Book Award Gold Medal, Reader's Favorite Award Gold Medal, and the Reviewer's Choice Award.

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