From the USA Today Bestselling author of Spare Change comes the 1st Place WINNER of the Royal Palm Literary Award for Women's Fiction 2013, The Twelfth Child:
A heartwarming tale of trust, love and friendship. Abigail Anne Lannigan searched for these things all her life,now, when she is at the tail end of her years, she teams up with a free-spirited young woman. A nobody from nowhere, who suddenly moves in across the street. Their unusual friendship comes under suspicion when a million dollars goes missing and a distant relative, claims embezzlement. Abigail knows the truth of what happened but, unfortunately, she'll never get the chance to tell.
The Twelfth Child is Book One in the Serendipity Series. Book Two, Previously Loved Treasures will be released on April 28, 2014.
Reminiscent of Fannie Flagg's "Fried Green Tomatoes" the May-December friendship of these two unforgettable women is sure to settle in the soft spot of your heart.
The Twelfth Child, a novel rich with emotion, humor and tenderness, explores the splintered relationships of a Shenandoah Valley family and their willful daughter's struggle to survive America's Great Depression and overcome the past.
Be prepared to be swept away into the life of a girl who will tug at your emotions while never leaving your heart. Crosby has crafted a story that will enchant readers. Steena Holmes, author of Finding Emma