Love MercyLarge Print - 2009
After being widowed, Love Mercy Johnson has come to terms with her life in Morro Bay, California. She spends her time writing columns for a regional magazine, helping her in-laws work their ranch, and trying to move on. But she wonders if her dream of reconciliation with her long-estranged grandchildren will ever come to pass.
When her eighteen-year-old brokenhearted granddaughter, Rett, unexpectedly shows up at her doorstep, Love Mercy feels like she has been granted a second chance. Together the two women struggle to co-exist while confronting old resentments and painful memories. When a family crisis forges an unexpected connection between the two grieving women, they must discover if, by working together, they can change their lives, and the lives of those they love for the better.
Baker & Taylor
Living a solitary life as a writer for a magazine and pondering past events that ripped her family apart, Love Mercy Johnson gets a chance at redemption when her granddaughter unexpectedly arrives and gives her the opportunity to heal old wounds.