Dearest by Carole Marshall
Approx. 61,270 words.
Published on September 30, 2012 and represented
van Haitsma Literary.
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this touchingly weird and wonderful story, veterinarian Amelia Payne is unwillingly drawn into the carnival world of her youth, where she not only finds her missing charm bracelet--a family heirloom that spells out D E A R E S T in gemstones--but is reunited with Maize the Clown, the mother who abandoned her.