About Boxes For Beds by Maryann Miller
Romance, mystery and more! Babies are being kidnapped in Pine Hollow, Arkansas, and it seems like a good move to blame the Yankee who just came to town. Leslie Richards, a single mother, left New York to escape heartbreak and maybe find peace in her grandmother’s home town. Instead, she is accused of kidnapping and murder by a corrupt sheriff . He’s under the thumb of the mob who ruled Hot Springs through the early 60s, and he has to settle this case before the bosses from Chicago come down for business. They don’t need the heat. Set in 1961, this historical mystery touches on corruption, the early days of the Civil Rights Movement, and the challenges of repairing a broken relationship. “Miller sets up the reader with a lazy, slow moving opening chapter that reminded me of the 4 years (1964 to 1968) that I lived in the Deep South. She then lands 2 quick sucker punches that left me turning page after page.” Review from one happy reader.