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Final Harvest
Finding Home Book 1
by Barbara Howard
Genre: Mystery
Traci Simmons has been fired from another job and must decide if it’s time to give up her home and start fresh in another town. But, when her elderly neighbor dies mysteriously, she is pulled into leading a crusade to save the neighbor’s urban farm and find the killer. Through her new and unexpected relationship with these invisible people, Traci faces her own insecurities to learn what home really means.
Backdrop: Homelessness, anxiety, food insecurity, gentrification.
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Charlotte’s Revenge
Finding Home Book 2
This is a continuation of the story of Traci Simmons. Her relationship with Officer Randall Wells unfolds and they embark on a new life together. As things get serious, someone from their past designs a scheme to ruin both of their lives…

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5 Questions with Barbara Howard

I Read What You Write!

Traci Simmons must decide if it’s time to give up her home and start fresh in another town — Final Harvest (Finding Home) by @BarbaraHoward

What inspired the idea for your book?  
I was inspired by my observations and the people in the different cities and towns where I have lived. I wanted to write a series that lands between standard mystery (without the blood and grime) and the cozy mystery (without the sugary sweetness). The theme involves homelessness and coping with anxiety and how much strength it takes for some people to achieve what others may consider simple milestones in life. So that required well-developed characters and a strong setting because that’s what I look for when I read a book. 

What was the most surprising thing you learned in writing this book? 
I received reader feedback that the story touched them at a very emotional level…

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Beyond The Bookshelf with Tenecia Nicole

This was the most interesting interview that I’ve had so far. Check it out!

“In this episode, Tenecia Nicole sits with Barbara Howard and they discuss the backstory behind her book Final Harvest. The conversation Tenecia Nicole has with Barbara centers around character development, reader feedback and the Texas winter storm. Visit Barbara Howard on her website: https://authorbarbarahoward.com/​ and check out the promos she mentioned during the episode. About Final Harvest: Traci Simmons has been fired from another job and must decide if it’s time to give up her home and start fresh in another town. But, when her elderly neighbor dies mysteriously, she is pulled into leading a crusade to save the neighbor’s urban farm and find the killer. Through her new and unexpected relationship with these invisible people, Traci faces her own insecurities to learn what home really means.”