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DEDICATION

For Peter

CONTENTS

Dedication

Prologue: According to Liz

Chapter 1. Maisie—Eighty Candles

Chapter 2. Ashley’s Opinion

Chapter 3. Clayton—My Side

Chapter 4. Liz—My Side

Chapter 5. Ashley at Work

Chapter 6. Liz—Feeling Like Mom

Chapter 7. Ashley—Party On!

Chapter 8. Liz—Working It

Chapter 9. Ashley—In Red

Chapter 10. Clayton—On the Ledge

Chapter 11. Ashley—Late for a Date

Chapter 12. Liz—Bad News

Chapter 13. Ashley—Too Much

Chapter 14. Liz—Headed North

Chapter 15. Clayton—I Blew It, Didn’t I?

Chapter 16. Maisie—Final Soapbox

Chapter 17. Ashley—Bad Night

Chapter 18. Liz—Another Chance

Chapter 19. Ashley—Tied Up

Epilogue: Liz

Author's Note

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Also by Dorothea Benton Frank

Copyright

About the Publisher

PROLOGUE

According to Liz

My husband, Clayton, and I were at the police station getting my mother, Maisie, out of jail for brushing up against the wrong side of the law. Her actual charges were still unclear. She claims it is not against any law in the state of South Carolina to take a llama for a walk on the open road. He was, after all, on a leash. The local police beg to differ, saying this is a case of animal cruelty, endangerment, and reckless behavior. Legal or not, it wasn’t normal. I was glad they brought her in to the police station until I could get there because her behavior surely demonstrates a lack of sound judgment. Or not. Maisie was crazy like a fox and we all knew it. So I sat and waited while Clayton made things right between the Town of Mount Pleasant and Maisie by writing a check.

Anyway, the jailhouse may seem like an insensitive place to begin my story, but I think it’s best if you know the truth about what my family is like.

Too many times we all get introduced to people who seem perfectly nice and later on you find out they’re cracked. So, like people used to say, I’m cutting to the chase and telling it like it is. Every single person in this family is highly opinionated. You wouldn’t believe how smart and clever they think they are.

And even after the hurricane and all we went through with my daughter, Ashley, Maisie still can’t be trusted. And maybe it’s a good thing.

Clayton came back and sat down beside me on the long wooden bench.

“It’s going to be about fifteen minutes until they let her out. You want coffee?”

“No, thanks. The caffeine . . . I’m already a mess. Why is it taking so long?”

“Well, apparently they’re having trouble with the llama. It’s skittish and spitting. I guess I’ll have to go out to the

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