THE QUAKER CAFÉ
Liz Hoole, a free-spirited liberal from the Midwest, marries into a conservative Quaker family in a small town in rural
The Quaker Café dances with rich Southern characters. Miss Ellie, the elderly owner and gracious hostess of the café knows more than she admits. Debbie Bradshaw, Liz’s dynamic and colorful secretary, knows more than she should, and Frogbelly thinks he knows it all. Yet, it’s a lady-in-pink that stands by Liz as she goes through her most heart-wrenching moments.
Regardless of what happens behind closed doors, neighbors in this small town awake each morning and meet at the Quaker Café where good manners and hospitality rule. Only a strong sisterhood and a family that proves to be surprisingly tolerant can manage to start the process of healing deep, unforgotten wounds.
THE QUAKER CAFE is a special debut novel brimming with Southern heart. Catherine Drayton, InkWell Management, NY, NY.