Home to Chapel Springs
A homeless author, a heartbroken daughter, and a theatre ghost. There’s trouble in Chapel Springs.
There’s always someone new in Chapel Spring, either coming home or stirring up trouble.
Bestselling author Carin Jardine’s latest book is a flop. While the reviewers are happily skewering her, her racecar-driver-husband walks out on her and she’s evicted, because he hasn’t paid the lease on their condo for the last three months. Then she discovers he also he drained their bank accounts. Homeless and broke, she and her little boy have no choice but to retreat to the house she inherited from her nana in Chapel Springs—the house that’s been gutted. Then, a stranger knocks on her door. One that will change the course of her life.
After the residents thwarted Howie Newlander’s plans for a Miami-style resort on Chapel Lake, he’s running for mayor and spreading rumors about diverted water and misused taxes. The Lakeside Players want to remodel the town’s old theater, but it’s rumored to be haunted. When Newlander and Mayor Riley go head-to-head, Claire gets caught in the middle.
Claire’s youngest daughter is in love with a young man whose daddy is none other than Mayor Felix Riley…the man who man who blames Claire for every wrong in Chapel Springs. Having him part of her family isn’t in Claire’s plan. The years of her heartache should warn her daughter off this boy. So far, her daughter’s heart isn’t hearing the warnings.
With hearts pulled in all directions, will they find a home in Chapel Springs?
About Ane Mulligan (Atlanta, Georgia Author)
Ane has been a voracious reader ever since her mother instilled within her a love of reading at an early age. Together they would escape into worlds otherwise unknown. Then, a new love entered Ane's life when she saw Mary Martin in PETER PAN. Struck with a fever from which she never recovered, she submerged herself in drama through high school and college, but, alas, Broadway never found her phone number.
While a large, floppy straw hat is her favorite, Ane has worn many different ones: hairdresser, legislative affairs director (that's a fancy name for a lobbyist), business manager, managing director for a Community Theatre and writer. Her lifetime experience provides a plethora of fodder for her Southern-fried fiction (try saying that three times fast).
She wrote and published her first script in 1996 and to date has over 4-dozen in print, and numerous articles on various aspects of drama and the craft of writing, and 6 novels and counting.