The Fixer Upper (Large Print / Paperback)

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After her boss in a high-powered Washington public relations firm is caught in a political scandal, fledgling lobbyist Dempsey Jo Killebrew is left almost broke, unemployed, and homeless. Out of options, she reluctantly accepts her father's offer to help refurbish Birdsong, the old family place he recently inherited in Guthrie, Georgia.

But, oh, is Dempsey in for a surprise when she arrives in Guthrie. "Bird Droppings" would more aptly describe the moldering Pepto Bismol-pink dump with duct-taped windows and a driveway full of junk. There's also a murderously grumpy old lady, one of Dempsey's distant relations, who has claimed squatter's rights and isn't moving out. Ever.

All Dempsey can do is roll up her sleeves and get to work. And before long, what started as a job of necessity somehow becomes a labor of love and, ultimately, a journey that takes her to a place she never expected--back home again.

About the Author

Mary Kay Andrews is the "New York Times" bestselling author of The "Fixer Upper", "Deep Dish", "Blue Christmas", "Savannah Breeze", "Hissy Fit", "Little Bitty Lies", and "Savannah Blues". A former journalist for the "Atlanta Journal Constitution", she lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

Praise For…

“A summer read that’s guaranteed to satisfy your thirst for Southern fiction at its best.”
-Daytona Beach News-Journal

-Library Journal

“Andrews serves up a tempting and satisfying dish.”

“This authentic tale of cleaning up life’s messes and self-discovery is bright, engaging and thoughtful, enlivened by Andrews’s quirky characters and lovely backwoods setting.”
-Publishers Weekly

“Entirely satisfying, an expert balance of warmth and compassion, terrific supporting characters, a little steamy sex and just enough suspense to keep you from guessing how it will all go down....As ever, Andrews injects a brisk tale with generous doses of her sassy trademark humor.”
-Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061774959
ISBN-10: 0061774952
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Publication Date: June 23rd, 2009
Pages: 680
Language: English