Ann B. Rosss most recent novel, "Miss Julias School of Beauty", was a "New York Times" extended bestseller, with more fans drawn to Miss Julias adventures every outing. "Miss Julia Stands Her Ground" finds our steel magnolia looking forward to many peaceful and happy years with her new husband, Sam. But she still has plenty to worry about. When Hazel Maries troublemaking uncle, Brother Vernon Puckett, comes back to town, he claims to have conclusive proof that Little Lloyd is not the son of Miss Julias late, philandering husband Wesley Lloyd Springera fact to which Miss Julia would have gladly subscribed a few years back. But that was then, before Miss Julias life revolved around Little Lloyd, before that magical holiday when he became the apple of her eye.
With DNA testing the only possible way to settle the dispute, Miss Julia shudders at the thought of exhuming her dead husbands body. But her housekeeper Lillian has a few souvenirs of Wesley Lloyds life tucked away that, though a little creepy, might just be the key to ending the whole ugly mess. Another hilarious adventure, "Miss Julia Stands Her Ground" confirms what we know in our heartsfamily is always thicker than blood.
Praise for Ann B. Ross and the Miss Julia series:
Miss Julia is one of the most delightful characters to come along in years.
Funny and endearing.
"The Dallas Morning News"