Blue Straggler | Contemporary Fiction

Blue Straggler, a novel by Kathy Lynn Harris
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“… The characters made me laugh, cry, and wish that the story went on forever.”

“…extremely addictive.”

30-year-old Bailey is drinking too much (even for a member of her family), has a penchant to eat spoonfuls of Cool Whip, works in a job that bores her beyond description, and can’t keep a relationship longer than it takes for milk to expire in her fridge.

“I felt as if I was living the story.”

“I had to force myself to put it down at night.”

So she packs up her Honda and heads away from her family and friends in search of herself, and answers to secrets from her great-grandmother’s past. Filled with quirky and memorable characters, the novel takes you on a journey from sticky-hot Texas to a cool mountain town in Colorado and back again, as Bailey uncovers not only the secrets of her great-grandmother’s life, but also some painful secrets of her own …all while finding love with along the way.

“… a top pick for fiction collections.” — Midwest Book Review
If you have ever wondered why you got stuck with the family you did, what you’re doing with your job and your life, or had a sudden desire to run off to the mountains, sit back and join Bailey for this laugh-out-loud, yet poignant ride.
** Currently out of print in paperback

First edition published in 2012 by
30 Day Books
ISBN-10: 0983170142
ISBN-13: 978-0983170143