ratings · Published: Nov 10th, 2016
Finding Mrs. Santa (67,053 words) Raymond Chatman was a lawyer - a rich lawyer - a very rich lawyer. The fact was that Ray was rich enough to support and play Santa for the orphanage where his beloved Dorothy O'Grady grew up. When Dorothy died leaving him almost alone, Ray's happiness went with his beloved wife. While Dorothy of dead she just was not gone. She remained near him and his small grandchildren. While they could see their Grandma Dorothy none of the adults could. In order to put aside his melancholy Ray took two vacations a year. Not going to some five star expensive place to be pampered as other filthy rich people would, Ray went on the back roads around Atlanta and stayed in flop houses and ate at the little diners were the poor of the land ate. To these money denied waitress the man left five hundred dollar tips. It made him happy to have been able to really make a difference in some poor girl's lives. When he happened across a waitress named Amy Adams the very image and sound of his beloved dead Dorothy, the tips grew to thousands and his heat followed! This novel was listed years ago under the title The Replacement of Dorothy O'Grady.