The Matchmakers of Butternut Creek

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Center Point Large Print, Jan 1, 2013 - Fiction - 462 pages
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A traumatic experience as a college freshman has left Gussie Milton "once bitten, twice shy." Although she'd like a relationship, she's frightened, so she's thrown herself into caring for her aging parents, her photography business, and her church.

In the eyes of Miss Birdie and her friend Mercedes, aka "the Widows," Gussie would make their young pastor the perfect wife. And though the attraction proves mutual, first Gussie's past and then the pastor's hopes for the future threaten to keep them apart. Can the Widows' meddling be the catalyst that changes the couple's lives forever?

The inspiration for Tales from Butternut Creek comes from a community Jane Myers Perrine lived in for seven years while her pastor husband ministered to a congregation there -- a small town in which residents took care of each other.

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Review: The Matchmakers of Butternut Creek: A Novel (Tales from Butternut Creek #2)

User Review  - Ann Olson - Goodreads

Similar feelings to those about the first one. I enjoy the cast of characters, and I like how the stories take time over months. Feels more realistic that way. There were a couple lines that really ... Read full review

Review: The Matchmakers of Butternut Creek: A Novel (Tales from Butternut Creek #2)

User Review  - Dana - Goodreads

cute ending Read full review

About the author (2013)

A Missouri native, Jane Myers Perrine earned her B.A. from Kansas State University and her M.Ed. in Spanish from the University of Louisville. She was a finalist in the Regency category of the Golden Heart Awards, and her short pieces have appeared in the Houston Chronicle and Woman's World magazine. A high-school Spanish teacher as well as an ordained minister, she currently lives in Texas with her husband, who is the minister of a local Christian church.

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