Susan Sands began writing on her fortieth birthday. Better than a hot young boyfriend or a red convertible as mid-life crises go. Her first book, Again, Alabama, was published a mere eight years later, with the second, Love, Alabama, following closely behind. Growing up in a small Southern town in Louisiana, Susan's passion for reading sparked her interest in writing. She now writes stories about the quirky characters and fascinating relationships that are uniquely Southern.
1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 4
Secrets, Revelation, Redemption, and Love
2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Love, Alabama: A Novel
Emma Laroux's a fallen Southern beauty queen whose past is barely whispered about in her small town. But the secrets and lies surrounding the scandal from long ago still haunt her, and something about Matthew Pope holds the answers. If only she could put her finger on it.
Matthew Pope wonders what awful karmic thing he’d done to land him in Podunk, Alabama. But when he sees Emma again after all this time, he knows he's still the only one that holds the key to unlock the truth of her past...
Will a shared moment in time ten years ago threaten what might be the best thing that’s ever happen to either of them—each other?
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