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If the Creek Don't Rise

By: Leah Weiss
Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte,Kate Forbes
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Summary

A strikingly sincere portrait of a town and its buried secrets from an outstanding new voice in southern fiction.

In a North Carolina mountain town filled with moonshine and rotten husbands, Sadie Blue is only the latest girl to face a dead-end future at the mercy of a dangerous drunk. She's been married to Roy Tupkin for 15 days, and she knows now that she should have listened to the folks who said he was trouble. But when a stranger sweeps in and knocks the world off-kilter for everyone in town, Sadie begins to think there might be more to life than being Roy's wife.

As stark and magnificent as Appalachia itself, If the Creek Don't Rise is a bold and beautifully layered debut about a dusty, desperate town finding the inner strength it needs to outrun its demons. The folks of Baines Creek will take you deep into the mountains with heart, honesty, and homegrown grit.

©2017 Leah Weiss (P)2017 Recorded Books

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Listened to it twice already.

I ain't never been to the Appalachians but thanks to the best storyteller in the Audible catalogue, Tom Stechschulte, I can see into the heart and spirit of these mountain people. a stunning achievement.

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Light hearted touch on deep subjects

Lovable characters and well performed I found it Easy to listen too and thought it had a Fun ending

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What a find… I listen to so many audio books I have to search for my next ‘listen’. I took a gamble on this one and I absolutely loved it, the setting, the characters, the performance. I didnt want it to end.

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