NOVEL IN SEARCH OF A TITLE

DESCRIPTION:   Emma died at a young age during the Depression years in Mississippi, shortly after her miscarriage with her third child, leaving behind one son and one daughter, less than three years old.  her husband Houston remarried, and his second wife died within one and one-half years of Emma’s death;  Etta left one child.  Fast forward 20 years to the death of their granddaughter and the attempted murder of a second child.  It turned out that poison had been given to each of these.

Title Possibilities

  1.  Murdered: The Sharecropper’s daughter

2.  Death Comes to the Farmer’s Daughter    3.  Till murder do us part

4.  Of death and retribution                               5. Selected for Murder

6.  Family secrets                                                  7.   Secrets unearthed

8.  Grave Unmarked                                              9.  Necessary evil

10  entitled to happiness                                       11  Murder for success

12  Family disrupted                                               13  Family interrupted

14  Sweet revenge                                                   15   A taste for murder

16  Fits and ends                                                     17  Mississippi Mayhem

18.  Mississippi murder                                         19.  Murder, Sweet Murder

20, Family murderer                                               21.    death insurance

22.  other______________

Declare your choice in the comment section, and send your email address to   dotday@bellsouth.net to receive a copy of a short story “That’s What Friends Are For.”

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About Dot Ainsworth Day

After 25 years in the classroom as an English teacher and over twenty years as a family therapist, I am confined to home with a muscular dystrophy and have begun to write: MEMORIES OF THE SHARECROPPER'S FAMILY, published on​ February 27 with a much-corrected second edition due November 1. I hope you enjoy learning about more Mississippi writers and their work. THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR In writing process: BACK WHEN: A Taste for Murder
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2 Responses to NOVEL IN SEARCH OF A TITLE

  1. Phoenix. says:

    Till murder do us part.

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