A brew pub, a historic house, trouble with the local American Indian community, and unexpected attention from the biggest country music star ever to come out of Nashville. It’s going to be a tough summer for Bess in the free-thinking, left-leaning, soy-eating, fish-loving town of Port Heron.
Emily Larch’s world is rocked twice—first, when her husband unexpectedly becomes governor, and again when she accidentally unleashes the ghost of radical patriot Thomas Paine inside the Governor’s Mansion. As the first lady soon discovers, an 18th-century firebrand hiding out in the attic of the state’s most public residence is a pretty hard secret to keep.
Every town tells a story.