For 30-year-old literature lover Joan Meeler, there is no heroine so admirable as Gone With the Winds
Scarlett OHara. Joan, with her quiet nature and love of good food, falls shockingly short of Scarletts outspoken passion, strength, and 17-inch waist. Yet as the secret hostess of an advice blog called Scarlett Says, she discovers shes quite adept at dispensing advice in Scarletts devil-may-care tone.
Joan is happy to live vicariously . . . until she meets Charles, a Christian and faithful Scarlett Says reader, who suddenly has Joan dreaming of something more. Since Scarlett has never let her down, Joan digs deeper and deeper into her heroines mind, searching for something to calm her rising insecurities. But her search falls short, and Joan realizes that she must look within herselfand to Godto uncover the inner confidence she never knew she possessed.
Julie L. Cannon was the bestselling author of several titles, including Twang, published by Abingdon Press. Her books have been named in Good Housekeepings '20 Books to Tote on Vacation and have become finalists for a variety of awards, including the Townsend Prize for Fiction as well the SIBA Book Award. Julie passed away in 2012.