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The Wildflower Trilogy

Three books in one volume: The Secret Sense of Wildflower, Lily’s Song and Daisy’s Fortune.

This best-selling and award-winning family saga follows three generations of 13- year-old girls and their families from 1941 to 1982 Appalachia. 

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About Susan

Susan Gabriel is an Amazon and Nook #1 bestselling author who lives in the mountains of North Carolina. Her novel, The Secret Sense of Wildflower, earned a starred review (“for books of remarkable merit”) from Kirkus Reviews and was selected as one of their Best Books of 2012. She is also the author of The Wildflower Trilogy (The Secret Sense of Wildflower, Lily’s Song, Daisy’s Fortune), Temple Secrets Trilogy (Temple Secrets, Gullah Secrets, Tea Leaf Secrets), Trueluck Summer, and other novels. Discover more about Susan here.

Follow the yellow brick road!

Dog is Love: A Tribute to my dog, Jack

For months, Jack, our 16-year-old sweetheart-of-a-dog had been inching his way toward heaven. It was hard to watch. He weakened. Stopped doing the things he loved. He slowly lost his zest for living. If you’re lucky, once in a lifetime, a dog comes along who opens...

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Tea Leaf Secrets is here!

I hope this finds you and your loved ones well. The last 22 months have been quite an "adventure." When the pandemic rolled out in early 2020, my creativity went into survival mode. To make the best of this extreme situation, I created a Resilience Dispatch—daily...

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“When Queenie is unsuccessful in hiding her smile, Iris shoots her a look that could stop a wildebeest in a dead run.”

Temple Secrets



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