“Miss Julia Inherits a Mess,” by Ann B. Ross

Reviewed by Daniel James Sundahl About a decade ago a television series began its run: Gossip Girl.  It was a teen drama based on a novel series by Cecily von Ziegesar.  Fictional lives, then, of a batch of adolescents, queen bees in their gossipy chess games.  It takes little imagination to add, say, fifty gossipy […]

“Miss Julia to the Rescue,” by Ann Ross

Reviewed by David Kinzer Miss Julia is the protagonist of a series of popular novels, a Southern widow of considerable wealth, relative age, and the Presbyterian persuasion. She doesn’t solve mysteries so much as become embroiled in the chaotic events of her neighbors’ lives. Her latest adventure is documented in Miss Julia to the Rescue. […]