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During the Great Depression a desperate woman turns to crime in order to raise the money to find her stolen child. With the help of an old cowboy, a naive auto mechanic and her scheming 15-year-old niece, Virginia Crow robs a bank, hijacks an armored car, and finds far more trouble than she bargained for.
"With authenticity of voice and detail, Letha
Albright vividly evokes the era of Pretty Boy Floyd and Bonnie and Clyde.
Bed of Stone is a compelling narrative of bootleggers,
bandits, and a good woman driven by desperation and love into a life she
In Bed of Stone,
Letha Albright displays the virtues of a classic storyteller, utilizing
simple, sturdy sentences in service of a forceful narrative. A pleasure.
Praise for Letha Albright’s Viv Powers series
"Flawlessly plotted, seamlessly written … far more compelling than any Grisham novel."
— St. Louis Post Dispatch
"Rich, believable characters in a gorgeous, unusual setting."
— Detroit Free Press
"High-powered plot … exquisite writing"