Morning Glory Author:LaVyrle Spencer Set in the sleepy southern town of Whitney, Georgia, on the eve of WW II, Morning Glory tells of a man and a woman, drawn together by fortune, kept together by necessity, finally the unlikely winners at at rich, surprising passion. Rarely have two less likely soulmates come together with such joyously rewarding consequences. — Elly Dinsmore, wid... more »owed at twenty-six with a toddler and an infant, can't manage the farm by herself.
Until she meets Will Parker, a lanky and laconic drifter whose only possessions are a battered Stetson, jeans and a pair of worn-through cowboy boots.
When Elly runs a newspaper ad for a husband, Will walks across her shabby yard - into her heart and the hearts of her children.
Before they have a chance to relish their newfound happiness, Will is arrested for the murder of Lula Peak, a bleached-blond counter-girl who had set her sights on Will.« less