Jericho. By Ann McMan. Disclaimers: None. All of the characters are mine ( although two of them may bear uncanny physical resemblances to two others you . Jericho was The Atheneum’s #7 Story of , and a Finalist for the Golden Crown Literary Society Ann Bannon Award. It was voted by Goodreads. Goldenrod, a Jericho novel, will be published in February

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Jericho by Ann McMan

Refresh and try again. She glanced at her watch. Syd blew her horn as she rolled on past the turn, and headed on her way toward the tiny hamlet of Jericho. David gave Syd’s hand a gentle squeeze. And I want you to stay completely off of it for at least three days.

Welcome Back to Jericho—Goldenrod Coming in 2017

Grimacing, she pushed open the door and limped inside. The cuffs of the pants were turned up so many times that Syd looked like she had fleece muffs around her ankles. I happen to know that I’m the only member of the library board who hasn’t ponied up yet with some material support. I have a healthy respect for your inventiveness when it comes to ducking out of social engagements.

Uericho of the characters are mine although two of them mccman bear uncanny physical resemblances to two others you might recognize. I wondered what all the fuss was about. She growled and shook her head. Syd caught them and looked them over. In seconds, they both were underway. Join Maddie and Syd as they struggle to find a new normal without their foster child, Henry Lawrence, who now is fighting his own battles after being reunited with his disabled veteran father.


I now regret defending your honor when I overheard that trio of mulligans speculating on whether or not your boobs jdricho store-bought. There’s no way you want to spend a perfectly good Saturday night sitting in a dank old storefront up to your elbows in rubber cement!

Nope, won’t find that here but we get the opposite where, as readers, we get everything and the kitchen ,cman You don’t need any more time to figure her out. She looked relaxed and beautiful as she sat back in one of the wide-armed chairs with a hefty Charles Dickens novel open across her lap.

It was my reward for finishing my residency. We had a booty call a few months later Ann McMan wrote a collection of short stories Sidecar, one of them featuring Maddie and Syd. Greg on July 12, at 9: Throughout it all, life and love in this endearing community take as many twists and turns as a winding mountain road—but hope and the human spirit glow as brilliantly as goldenrod in the autumn sun.

I’ll call and write! Syd accept an 18 month assignment to be the town’s librarian, while Maddie comes back to her hometown to take over her recently passed father’s clinic.


I was thinking it might work better than rubber cement. Syd sat back and regarded her companion with interest.

Welcome Back to Jericho | Ann McMan

There is introspection and the book is plenty amusing when it comes to the dialogue but, on the whole, the pulse of the book is somewhat of a flatline the entire storyline. Syd smiled at her. She took her shoe and sock with her. Roma Jean appeared completely undone.

Overall though, good book! This was all his. I fell in love with these characters the first time I read Jericho — not just Maddie and Syd, but all the rest as well, and I am so looking forward to following their story forward. Syd unrolled the posters and placed books on their corners to hold them jericuo while she decided where to hang them. I thought you’d come to your senses.

It did take a while to finish, but I only listen at work and I took a 2 week Christmas vacation. Syd pretended not to notice the doctor’s embarrassment.

With that said, I will categorize this as a good book — it’s not one of the best “longer” books I’ve read. She lives mcan Winston-Salem, NC with her wife, the author Ann McMan, their two dogs, two cats, and an exhaustive supply of vacuum cleaner bags.