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LIFE & SPICE, by Myers & Reed

5-Stars "Like a glass of fine wine..." -- Linda Broday, New York Times Bestselling Author.

5-Stars "Fast-paced and emotionally resonant." -- Laura Taylor, Editor and Award-winning Author.

5-Stars "...A delicious read...one that will linger on the taste buds." -- Sharon Galligar Chance, Entertainment Journalist, Wichita Falls Times Record, Book Reviewer and Blogger.

Ghosts from the past,

And the relentless momentum of time...

On September 8, 1900, a hurricane unlike any previously recorded hit Galveston, Texas. To this day, an exact death toll cannot be confirmed, but the harrowing storm continues to be known as one of the worst human and geographic tragedies in America’s young history.

In the midst of all the destruction, faith saved a fisherman from a vicious sea. Over a century later in the very same post office-turned-restaurant where the impossible occurred, his story lives on.

The restaurant is now an historical site preserving the mail slot that accepted his letter to God when he thought he would never see his beloved family again. Called Vita e Spezie tourists from everywhere come to see where the miracle took place—and sometimes post their own letters of desperation, loneliness, and need.

The Italian family operating the third-generation establishment is dealing with their own crises. Health issues, past mistakes, and daily stress are wearing them down, and there are signs the business won’t be around for another generation.

Then the arrival of a gifted pastry chef–and hours later—a son thought lost, changes everything. Suddenly, the family that believes they took on a burden too great when they promised to honor the past, discovers their future is a gift from the past. And from it flows an ultimate truth…

Perhaps there are no accidents.

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