Libby and her two young children have lived with her mother for the past two years, following the death of her husband, Danny. When her Aunt Jean, owner of a farm in Atwater, Texas, asks her to come and live with her, Libby jumps at the chance to escape her mother's criticism, even though she doesn't know anything about farming. Libby is pleased to milk the goats, get to know her aunt and see her children adapt well to a more rural lifestyle. However, she still finds it hard to get over Danny, even though she's attracted to O'Connor, a man who helps run Jean's farm. Slowly, with the support of friends and her Aunt Jean, Libby finds herself anew. The Lost Husband is the fourth novel by Katherine Center and is perfect for people who have enjoyed Gil McNeil's Jo Mackenzie series and Kissing Games of the World by Sandi Kahn Shelton.
I'm a librarian with a background in Reader's Advisory who left librarianship for domestic...uh...bliss.
From 1992-2003 I worked at the Downers Grove (IL) Public Library. I served on YALSA's Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults (1998-2000, chair 2000) and Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers (2001-2003, chair 2002). I wrote the article "Zap! Woosh! Kerplow! Build High Quality Graphic Novel Collections With Impact" (School Library Journal, January 1997). I am a substitute Reference Librarian at the Indian Prairie Public Library.