Miss Julia-that proper lady with a backbone of iron, perfect steel magnolia poise, and the sharpest tongue south of the Mason-Dixon Line-always likes to nip any little problems in the bud. Now her friend Sam, has started wearing cowboy boots, sending flowers, and writing bad poetry. Meanwhile, her invaluable housekeeper, Lillian, and all her neighbors have been evicted from their homes by a landlord who has bigger plans for the property. So off Miss Julia rides on a motorcycle fund-raiser to save her friends' home. Hitting a few bumps on the way, Miss Julia still manages to maintain the impeccable manners and irresistible charm that keep her readers coming back again and again.