‘It All Comes Back To You’ is the latest book by by Beth Duke.
1947.War’s over, cherry-print dresses, parking above the city lights, swing dancing.Beautiful, seventeen-year-old Violet lives in a perfect world .Everybody loves her.In 2012, she’s still beautiful, charming, and surrounded by admirers. Veronica “Ronni” Johnson, licensed practical nurse and aspiring writer, meets the captivating Violet in the assisted living facility where Violet requires no assistance, just lots of male attention. When she dies, she leaves Ronni a very generous bequest―only if Ronni completes a book about her life within one year. As she’s drawn into the world of young Violet, Ronni is mesmerized by life in a simpler time.
This was a lovely book to curl up with, a story that spanned over many decades and is seen through the narrative of Southern belles Violet and Ronni. After leading a glamorous and dramatic lifestyle, Violet now resides in a care room looked after by Ronni, a kind and gentle nurse who always had a love for reading writing. When Violet passes away, she leaves Ronni some money with the clear instruction that she will only receive the fund if Ronni writes her memoirs. This takes Ronni of investigation and discovery into Violet’s life but also enforces Ronni look into her own life and what she wants from it.
A reflective, warm-hearted and adventurous story, set against the warm and comfortable setting of Alabama, this book is packed with interesting characters and life experiences.
Warmly written and flowing at a lovely pace that keeps the reader engaged, ‘It All Comes Back To You’ is a story that has you smiling throughout, filled with tender moments of nostalgia and drama that keeps the reader engaged.
You can buy ‘It All Comes Back To You’ from Amazon and is available to buy from good bookshops.