A hilarious romp through South Louisiana where T.J. Marino is romantically pursued
by three Mafia-types amid a small town tax revolt.
L.L. Lee's Humorous Books
It's April 15 when T.J. Marino's gambling woes land her in debt to the IRS. She
heads home from New Orleans to Tallula, Louisiana in hopes of finding solace in
her parent's warm Italian embrace and a few borrowed dollars from them. Instead,
she finds herself in the middle of the small town's yearly tax revolt, while becoming
romantically involved with three unlikely suitors--one who is an old friend, another
an undercover FBI agent and a third one, who is the grandson of Louisiana's
One year later, after a terrifying trip to the local "loony bin" as well as a disastrous
sea cruise and an unexpected but long-overdue loss of virginity, T.J. approaches
April 15th with a sense that her life has finally calmed down. Until her wedding
day. The people of Tallula are all there to witness the mayhem.
"Good Lord, T.J. Let me see if I got this straight. This weekend you were kidnapped
by the grocery bag man and brought to an old Godfather. Lost your virginity, in fact,
made passionate love twice to a Mafia loan shark, and then had the nerve to get
engaged to your other best friend. I need chocolate."
"How about a glass of wine? What did you do?" T.J. asked reaching in the
refrigerator for the Chablis.
"Nothing. Saved a couple of lives. Nothing. So What's going to happen now?"