Gullah Secrets: Sequel to Temple Secrets

A family legacy in danger. A stranger in their midst. Do they have the strength to survive the gathering storm of secrets? For the Temple women, the winds of change are blowing. And if they’re not careful, it could sweep them all away!

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Lily’s Song

A novel.

In Lily’s Song, a mother’s secrets, a daughter’s dream, and a family’s loyalty are masterfully interwoven in this much-anticipated sequel to Amazon and Nook #1 bestseller The Secret Sense of Wildflower.

Wildflower McAllister’s daughter, Lily, now 14, struggles with her mother’s reluctance to tell her who her father is. When a stranger appears on the family doorstep, drunk and evoking ghosts from the past, it threatens to break the close-knit McAllister family apart.

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Trueluck Summer

A Lowcountry Novel.

A widowed grandmother ready to spread her wings. A 12-year-old granddaughter looking for a summertime adventure. Together, they are going to attempt the impossible. Read more here.

Temple Secrets

A southern gothic novel.

Fans of The Help and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil will delight in this comic novel of family secrets by acclaimed writer, Susan Gabriel (The Secret Sense of Wildflower, a Best Book of 2012 by Kirkus Reviews).

Every family has secrets, but the elite Temple family of Savannah has more than most. To maintain their influence, they’ve also been documenting the indiscretions of other prestigious southern families, dating as far back as the Civil War. When someone begins leaking these tantalizing tidbits to the newspaper, the entire city of Savannah, Georgia is rocking with secrets.

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The Secret Sense of Wildflower

A Southern Gothic Novel

…astute observations and wonderfully turned phrases, with nary a cliche to be found. She could be an adolescent Scout Finch...A quietly powerful story, at times harrowing but ultimately a joy to read.”

Kirkus Reviews, starred review for a book of exceptional merit

In the honored tradition of Southern Gothic, Susan Gabriel seamlessly blends the culture, the pathos, and the humor of the American south in The Secret Sense of Wildflower, her debut historical novel. Read the full description here.

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Grace, Grits and Ghosts: Southern Short Stories

Pull up a rocker on the front porch, take a sip of your sweet iced tea and lose yourself in these original stories of soulful southerners and their sultry landscape. Read more here.
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Seeking Sara Summers

A Novel

Sara Summers Stanton has raised three children and works as a high school teacher at the same school she attended growing up. Her 25-year marriage is showing cracks in the facade and now she’s dealing with breast cancer.

In a rare moment of taking care of herself instead of everyone else, Sara takes a sabbatical and goes on the trip to Italy she has always dreamed of taking. This search for a more authentic life leads to. . . read more here.

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Fearless Writing for Women: Extreme Encouragement & Writing Inspiration


Writing is the hardest job you’ll ever love.

Whether you are new to writing or an experienced veteran, when the going gets tough, this wonderful book by acclaimed author Susan Gabriel will provide you with inspiration, writing tips and encouragement to get going again and keep going.

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Quentin and the Cave Boy

A Humorous Adventure Story for Kids 8 to 88

The STONE Age meets the TEENage! Quentin Moss is an average 13-year-old boy with an anything-but-average problem: the cave boy he dreamed about last night has shown up, alive and smelly, in his bedroom.

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Circle of the Ancestors

A Hero’s Journey for All Ages

A Cherokee boy discovers a rare and precious star ruby and it changes his life forever.

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