Three Friends. One City. Waiting to Exhale in the "A."
Brunch at Ruby's is warm, funny southern women's fiction about three friends who live in Atlanta and everything that happens to them before, after, and during their monthly brunch at Ruby's Soul Food restaurant in downtown Decatur. But it's also about finding and keeping love, lifelong friendships with women who are like sisters and the bonds between them that bend but don't break.
Debra Macklin is the envy ofher friends. She has it all: a successful career, a long marriage and a happy child... but she's hiding an explosive secret that could not only shatter her perfect image, but destroy her marriage and career.
Maxine Donovan is self-made and successful, having overcome her past to live the life she deserves to live. Despite all she earns and owns, she's on a constant quest for Mr. Right. Handsome, aloof Malcolm Brooks might just be The One, but when Malcolm's attention turns toward her friend instead, Maxine is willing to risk a strong bond to fight for him.
Renee Gladwell left a life and a handsome boyfriend to return to Atlanta and nurse her father and Gladwell Books back to health. Four years later she's still struggling with his Alzheimer's diagnosis and a bookstore that is in no shape to sell. Renee is in limbo, caring for a man who is slowly forgetting his past, including her. When she meets Malcolm Brooks, her life brightens, but is love ever worth risking a friendship?
Brunch at Ruby's is Book One in a growing series set in the heart of Decatur, Georgia.