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Synopsis: Faith Falls is a snug little Minnesota town constructed over a mystery, a place where the most impressive building is a gorgeous Queen Anne withturrets, cantilevered gables, and a wrap around porch. In a concealedroom beneath the twisting stairs of the Queen Anne lies the Catalain Book of Secrets, the repository of the wisdom the Catalain women have gathered since the beginning of time.
Ursula Catalain, current keeper of the Book of Secrets, iscontent to concoct spells in her garden cottage until the ghost of theman she murdered when she was 12 appears at her door in a new form. Hisreturn pulls Jasmine, Ursula's daughter, back into the fold. Oncebelieved to be the most powerful of the Catalains, she foreswore hergift to bury a shameful secret. The ghost of the murdered man also calls home Katrine, Jasmine's sister, who has been banished for fourteenyears. Finally able to return to Faith Falls and the beloved Queen Anne, Katrine must claim her true Catalain power to save her mother andsister from the dark family curse.
Told in a majestic mosaic of strong women's voices, The Catalain Book of Secrets weaves together alchemy, hope, tragedy, and true love to spin a tale in the style of Garden Spells, Eva Luna, and Practical Magic.
About the Author: The Catalain Book of Secrets series is Jessica Lourey's first venture into magical realism, a genre she's loved since she was a teenager. She's best known for her critically-acclaimed Murder-by-Month mysteries, which have earned multiple starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, the latter writing, "It's not easy to make people laugh while they're on the edge of their seats, but Lourey pulls it off...[A] very clever series." Jessica is a tenured professor of creative writing and sociology at a Minnesota college. When not teaching, reading, traveling, writing, or raising her two wonderful kids, you can find her dreaming of her next story. If you enjoyed The Catalain Book of Secrets, please check out Seven Daughters: A Catalain Book of Secrets novella. You can find out more about Jessica and her books at jessicalourey.com.
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