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Home to Grumble Bluff (Paperback)
It was bad enough that Greta had been bullied at school. It was even worse when she lost her beloved father to a terrible disease. To top things off, she had to spend part of her summer vacation with the mother she never knew. Now, that very same woman is threatening to keep Greta with her...in New York City. Back home in Maine, Greta's best friend Katherine Anne isn't about to let that happen "Home to Grumble Bluff" is the humorous and touching tale of two young girls who have learned to cope with the trials and tribulations of life using their own brand of humor and style. Discover the awesome power of friendship and the healing power of nature in this delightful sequel to "Grumble Bluff" and "Ashes at Grumble Bluff." Growing up is tough. Katherine Anne and Greta are tougher.
Author Karen Bessey Pease writes an award-winning column for The Original Irregular; a local newspaper serving the western Maine region. In her column "Observations from The F.A.R.M. (Fresh Air and Room to Move)" Karen writes humorous and sometimes touching stories about life in rural Maine, about living off the beaten path, raising country kids and properly educating a husband. Karen is the author of the highly acclaimed young adult novel, Grumble Bluff and has completed two sequels: Ashes at Grumble Bluff and Home to Grumble Bluff. In addition to her Grumble Bluff series, Karen has recently completed a novella and a full-length novel. Bee Dazzle and Following Seas, written with friend and co-author Eugene Saint, were the result of online games of "Writers' Tag." A sequel to Bee Dazzle is in the works. In her spare time, Karen is busy writing novels, columns and poems and learning the ins and outs of marketing her work. She is available for book signings and speaking engagements and welcomes feedback from her readers. Karen lives with her family and pets on a 70 acre homestead in the western mountains of Maine.