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“Stories that steal your imagination.”  

New York Times
Bestselling Author, Podcast Host,

and Co-Creator
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The Seret Book of Flora Lea
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New from Patti Callahan Henry

The Secret Book of Flora Lea



Available Now!

Available in Hardcover, e-book,
and audiobook formats 


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“[M]agical… An enchanting tribute to the
power of storytelling."
—Kirkus Reviews 

(Starred Review)

A New York Times Bestselling Author
Co-creator and co-host of the weekly web show and podcast
Friends & Fiction 

Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of seventeen novels and podcast host. She is the recipient of The Christy Award 2019 Winner “Book of the Year,” The Harper Lee Distinguished Writer of the Year for 2020, and the Alabama Library Association Book of the Year for 2019. She is the co-host and co-creator of the popular weekly online Friends and Fiction live web show and podcast. A full-time author, mother of three, and grandmother of two, she lives in Mountain Brook, Alabama, with her husband, Pat Henry. Her newest novel, The Secret Book of Flora Lea, is set outside Oxford in the hamlet of Binsey and is available now with Simon & Schuster Atria.

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Southern Contemporary
And Historical Fiction








With a belief that the power of story changes us and moves us, Patti’s historical fiction explores the untold stories of the past that affect us now.

6 Historical Titles: 

2 Podcast Collection Series: 

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Patti's Books & Podcasts  
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The Secret Book of Flora Lea | Patti Callahan Henry | May 2, 2023. Available Now!

Once Upon a Wardrobe

Once Upon a Wardrobe | Patti Callahan | Paperback | February 7, 2023 | A tenderly imagined and enchanting story that pulls back the curtain on the early life of C. S. Lewis.

Surviving Savannah Paperback hi res

SURVIVING SAVANNAH March 9, 2021 | "The Titanic of the South" by Patti Callahan. Historical Fiction. Hardcover, e-book, and audio formats. Now available in paperback April 5, 2022.

List to SS Podcast

The Untold Story Behind Surviving Savannah Podcast Series | Available Now | March 9, 2021

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Once Upon a Wardrobe | Patti Callahan | October 19, 2021 | A tenderly imagined and enchanting story that pulls back the curtain on the early life of C. S. Lewis.

Wild Swan

WILD SWAN The Story of Florence Nightingale by NYT bestselling Author Patti Callahan and performed by award-winning performer, Cynthia Erivo | Audible Original | December 10, 2020

Behind the Scenes Podcast Audiobook


Becoming Mrs. Lewis

BECOMING MRS. LEWIS Historical Fiction (2018) Patti Callahan. US, UK, CA. A USA Today, Publishers Weekly, Globe, and Mail Bestseller. A Christy Award Winner "Book of the Year" Expanded Paperback Edition available now (3/20).

The Perfect Love Song

THE PERFECT LOVE SONG. A Holiday Novella. Oct 8, 2019 Available Now!

The Favorite Daughter

THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER (2019) Contemporary Southern Fiction. Available Now.

The Book Shop at Waters Edge

THE BOOKSHOP AT WATER'S EDGE (2017) Contemporary Southern Fiction.

The Idea of Love

THE IDEA OF LOVE (2015) Contemporary Southern Fiction

The Stories we Tell

THE STORIES WE TELL. (2014) Contemporary Southern Fiction

And Then I Found You

AND THEN IF FOUND YOU (2013) Contemporary Southern Fiction

Coming Up For Air

COMING UP FOR AIR (2011) Contemporary Southern Fiction

Driftwood Summer

DRIFTWOOD SUMMER (2009) Contemporary Southern Fiction

The Art of Keeping Secrets

THE ART OF KEEPING SECRETS (2008) Contemporary Southern Fiction

Between the Tides

BETWEEN THE TIDES (2007) Contemporary Southern Fiction

When Light Breaks

WHEN THE LIGHT BREAKS (2006) Contemporary Southern Fiction

Where the river runs

WHERE THE RIVER RUNS (2005) Contemporary Southern Fiction

Losing the moon

LOSING THE MOON (2004) Contemporary Southern Fiction

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