Coriander Mary Bishop is beautiful and restless. She dreams of cool ocean breezes as she sits under the Mimosa tree to escape the hot South Carolina sun. When her mom gets sick, she drops out of school to help care for her four younger siblings. But she needs to work, so she lies about her age to begin dancing at Honey's. Her new friends turn her into a glittering, glamorous burlesque dancer and nobody knows she's only 15. The money is pouring in and Cori loves performing, but the owner's son, Lenny, is obsessed with her lush, exotic beauty. One dark night ends in tragedy and now she must leave Summerville to serve her sentence. Bobby, a young man who has always loved her, is her anchor through the storms, and Momma's mimosa is a beacon that guides her back home.
"Touch the Mimosa Sky" is an unforgettable novel filled with romance, suspense, and spirit. All Cori wants is for her mom to beat lung cancer and to save enough money to buy a house on the beach. However, her journey and efforts to support her mother take her on a dark, difficult journey. This is a must-read book filled with tragedy and love as Cori finds her way back home after everything goes wrong. Love is the impetus for her returning journey. For years Bobby held his feelings back, allowing Cori to grow up, but now, she's a woman and the smoldering passion between them is as hot as the tropical South Carolina sand.