Welcome Back Mister Starnes
“You’re not uppity. You’re just different enough from most of us that we might be able to learn a thing or two from you.”
Linda Cruz, the young pharmacist in Morgan Crossroads, Alabama is about to become the youngest member ever accepted into the Rosebud Circle. As their way of being helpful, some of the older members decide it is their duty as friends to assist Linda in finding a man.
By an unofficial unanimous vote, the members decide the meeting is also the first ever top secret meeting, at least where their husbands are concerned.
Not to be outdone, the men set out to organize their own event—a fundraiser to clean up the community park. They find themselves overwhelmed when their charitable project balloons into a massive venture that they cannot accomplish without the help of the women who they had determined to out do.
Through an unforeseen series of events, the fundraiser takes a massive turn when Fred Starnes, a former part-time resident of Morgan Crossroads is asked to come back and help direct a theatrical performance in the church sanctuary.
At times funny and at times heart-rending, Welcome Back Mister Starnes is a story of a community coming together for a joint cause, and in the process, showing a long misunderstood man that indeed, he, too is loved.
Welcome Back Mister Starnes is the second novel in the Morgan Crossroads series of clean small town and rural fiction from author Tom Buford.
Long Time Coming is not a book that you will read and then move on. It will live in your heart and you will pull it off the shelf time and time again to revisit this wonderful place in this wonderful time.
– Doyle Petty
I’m ready for more of Morgan Crossroads. I was sorry to come to the end of it.
– Pat Bridgeman
I can hardly wait for the next adventure that comes from Morgan Crossroads. It’s so realistic as you read the series that you began to feel as though you live there!
– Jeanette Boatright
Wow! I’m almost half way done with Long Time Coming and I love it. Just the name Eva Jo Clomper is hilarious. Marcella is someone I’d love to know. Henry is solid and cool. Jesse, I can sense a deepness in him I’d love to explore. I can’t wait for more.
– Jonathan Dean
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Long Time Coming
Long Time Coming is both a love story and a story of the love that residents of a small rural community can have for each other. It is the first book in the Morgan Crossroads series of clean small town and rural fiction from author Tom Buford.
Welcome Back, Mister Starnes
At times funny and at times heart-rending, Welcome Back, Mister Starnes is a story of a community coming together for a joint cause, and in the process, showing a long misunderstood man that indeed, he, too is loved.