* Winner of Honorable Mention medal - Reader's Favorite Book Awards in Humor 2016
* Winner of 2 Gold Medals - Global Ebook Awards in Popular Literature Fiction AND in Humor - 2015
* Top 5 finalist - Chatelaine Awards 2015
* Semifinalist - Kindle Best Indie Book Awards 2015
*Top 5 finalist - Readers' Favorite Book Awards 2014 in Women's Fiction 2015
Just Wondering sticks fingers in several genre pies - contemporary fiction, humor, romance, cozy mystery.
Imagine you're 70, ripped from your home and dropped into a home for old people. You've outlived your friends and your usefulness to society. When your parents lived into their 90's, you could face another 20 years of that!
Alice moves into Sorrento Retirement Facility and she's far from happy. Then she meets orange-haired Ruby who's a match for Alice's acerbic wit. When Henry moves into the home, Alice is smitten, but Ruby saw him first. Ruby's been married five times and is looking for Mr. Six. Must Alice choose between friendship and romance? Then there's 15-year-old Lily who has been allocated community hours. Watch how she and Alice circle each other.
Rescue mission. Don't underestimate Alice. A theft. She's on the case. No stone will be left unturned as she tracks down the suspects and interrogates them. And shop assistants who dismiss the elderly? Just watch out!
This cast of unforgettable characters will keep you laughing as they use their sharp wit and strength of character to make a different life for themselves.
5 STAR REVIEW by Brenda Casto from Readers' Favorite Awards:
"Ms. Higgins easily grabbed me from the beginning pages with the character of Alice. She was such a funny character, even when she wasn't trying to be. There was never a dull moment with the story, and while there were a few serious moments, there were plenty of fun filled scenes. The mystery woven into the story wasn't easy to solve and lent a cozy feel to the story for me. While Just Wondering is the first book I have read by Jianna Higgins, it certainly won't be my last. Her writing style is engaging, her descriptions are very realistic, bringing the characters and setting to life. Anyone who enjoys a well-written, humorous read with strong characters won't be disappointed!"