Dancing Backward in Paradise by Vera Jane Cook
Approx. 121,080 words.
Published on November 16, 2012 by
Despite mayhem and murder in a small Southern town, a young woman can find paradise in the least likely places.
Life for Grace Place is all about sucking on “meat jerkys” and Lenny Bean, her handsome lover. Grace’s mother has loftier plans for her daughter. She insists that Grace save her money and move to New York City so she can find fame and fortune as an actress.