Mornings on Main Author:Jodi Thomas Jillian James has never had a place she could call home. So when she lands in Lauralee, Texas -- broke, friendless, alone -- she's definitely not expecting to stay. Desperate to make some quick cash before she moves on again, she agrees to help an elderly woman close her beloved quilt shop. — Michael Larady's mother has owned the shop all... more » her life, but lately she has struggled with Alzheimer's. He faces the overwhelming task of closing her shop and cataloging her inventory -- her life's work. When he meets Jillian, he seizes the opportunity for some help. As Jillian learns the stories behind each quilt, she grows close to Michael's mother, and a tender friendship between Jillian and Michael begins to blossom into something deeper.
Michael's seventeen-year-old daughter has spent her whole life in Lauralee, Texas, and she feels restless. When Jillian moves to town, she represents travel, adventure, excitement. Is it possible to build a meaningful life in your hometown, or do you need to leave to find yourself?
Weaving together the story of three generations of women looking for a place to belong, Home by Twilight asks us to consider how we make our memories -- what we remember, what we forget, what becomes part of our story -- and reminds us that it's not where we live, but how we live that counts.« less