The blogger Cindy Navarro has reviewed the Bobtails series so far: Preacher's Kid and Cousins. She writes:
I enjoyed reading both of these books. I love historical fiction (or books that were written before I was born) to learn more about what life was like... what was good, and what I am glad we have moved beyond.
The 4 children (Robert, Esther, Roger, and Ruth) are orphaned when both parents die, and during a meeting to decide who will raise them, the judge decides their Aunt Grace is in the best position to take custody. She is the children's least favorite relative, but they know there is no choice and prepare to move miles away from their hometown.... and you can read her whole review here: