Miss Julia masterminds a makeover in New York Times bestselling author Ann B. Ross's latest installment in her popular seriesIt's summer in Abbotsville, and Miss Julia has visions of enjoying a life of leisure. But before she can even sip some iced tea on her front porch, a letter from her long-lost cousin Elsie informs her that Elsie's granddaughter is on a bus headed to Abbotsville that very day. Reminding Miss Julia of an old family debt, Elsie proclaims that she is sending Trixie to Miss Julia's to learn to become a lady. The nerve of some people! When the rude and unkempt Trixie arrives, even Sam and Lloyd agree that Miss Julia faces quite a challenge.Meanwhile, Sam has decided to run for state senate. But when he has a fainting spell and has to go into the hospital for tests, who will run his campaign? Is his no-good rival going to cakewalk into office? No sir, not if Miss Julia has anything to say about itand indeed she does, including up on the stump.In this marvelous addition to the popular series, Miss Julia is sure to have a summer that sheand Abbotsvillewill never forget!Look out for the newest in the series,Miss Julia Inherits a Mess, coming from Viking on April 5, 2016.From the Hardcover edition.