Deep in the Heart of Dixie
by Heidi Sprouse
17-year-old Jamie Ray hasn't had it easy. Her father died the day she was born and her mother, Laura, struggled to raise her alone. For the first four years of her life, she was poor but only knew love. Enter Owen Granville and life at the hands of an abusive drunk who took his anger out on Jamie and her mother. When her mother dies, Jamie runs and heads South to become someone new.