A Wish and a Prayer by Beverly Jenkins

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As I read this story, I started to wish I could visit for awhile, perhaps because it did remind me of my childhood.
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“Returning to Henry Adams, Kansas, is akin to attending a family reunion. The characters are rich, and the kids all have a story to be told.”
Romantic Times

“This series is a winner.”
Minneapolis Examiner

Bestselling author Beverly Jenkins takes readers back to Henry Adams—a small town originally founded by freed slaves—for a delightful fourth visit with A Wish and a Prayer. Time spent in this close-knit community of lovable eccentrics is always quality time, and this trip promises to be especially memorable, with a pig on trial and new love blossoming. Loaded with heart and wit, Jenkins’s A Wish and a Prayer is like coming home—a welcome return that readers of Kimberla Lawson Roby and Angela Benson and African American romance fans will certainly want to experience.

 

About Beverly Jenkins

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Beverly Jenkinds has received numerous awards for her works, including two Career Achievement Awards from RT Book Reviews magazine and a Golden Pen Award from the Black Writer's Guild. She has also been featured in many national publications, including the Wall Street Journal, People , Dallas Morning News and Vibe . She has lectured at such prestigious universities as Oberlin University, the University of Illinois and Princeton. Visit her website at www.beverlyjenkins.net. Elaine Overton currently resides in the Detroit area with her son. She attended a local business college before entering the military, and serving in the Gulf War. She is an administrative assistant, currently working for an automotive industry supplier and is an active member of Romance Writers of America.
 
Published April 10, 2012 by William Morrow Paperbacks. 322 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Reviewed by Kittybooboo13 on May 20 2012

As I read this story, I started to wish I could visit for awhile, perhaps because it did remind me of my childhood.

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