Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Harriet Beamer Strikes Gold

Harriet Beamer Strikes Gold
by Joyce Magnin

After a whirlwind cross-country move, Harriet and her donut-loving basset hound, Humphrey, have settled into a new life in Grass Valley, California. When Harriet learns that she's going to be a grandma for the first time and get a new suite with room for her salt-and-pepper shaker collection, she can't wait for her best friend, Martha, to come visit so she can share her good news. But adventure is never far away when Harriet is around. After listening to the pleas of a desperate teen whose daddy needs money right away---and happens to have a gold mine to lease---Harriet falls hook, line, and sinker into the venture. Although she's nervous about her investment, Harriet chooses to keep it a secret from her son, Henry, and his wife. She can only imagine what she'll do if this turns out to be her ticket to a golden windfall. When suspicions arise, though, it becomes clear that Harriet may never see an ounce of gold. But will she continue to trust and risk losing everything? The fate of the young teen and a family emergency show Harriet where her true treasure lies.

When Harriet Beamer is involved, there is always adventure and most of the time trouble involved! And so it is in Harriet Beamer Strikes Gold. Or does she? Harriet falls for a story from a teen and makes an investment that will turn into pure gold for her, if it all legit. Joyce Magnin creates another hilarious story that will have you laughing and crying as you follow another adventurous journey with Harriet. Even though she dives into this investment, she is still worried about what others will think, especially her son.

Join Harriet and follow her journey through finding her gold mind, and see what her family and friends think of her! You will be delighted with this fun and entertaining read!


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