March 27, 2023 | Blog Post by Patti Callahan Henry
I am thrilled that my publisher is giving everyone a sneak peek of Chapter One of THE SECRET BOOK OF FLORA LEA!
The first gift is a short story I wrote after I met the most enchanting ninety-two-year-old woman outside London.
The second gift is a photo travel journal of my weeks-long research trip in England.
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The Secret Book of Flora Lea
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Author Picks: 6 Transporting Books
Set in the English Countryside
OFF THE SHELF By: PATTI CALLAHAN HENRY Author of The Secret Book of Flora Lea March 23, 2023 We often read novels to become lost in the landscape of another world, and one of my favorite destinations is the English countryside. When I find a novel that takes me to the rolling hills and jagged sea cliffs, to the hedgerows and hidden gardens of England, I am as good as gone. There is a certain mystique surrounding the geography of the English countryside, and the best novels capture that tender charm while immersing us in a riveting story. When I sat down to write The Secret Book of Flora Lea, set in Oxfordshire in the hamlet of Binsey, I was inspired by the books with a similar captivating setting. Here are some of my favorites! These books, each in a different time and place, explore that enchanting world.
About Patti Callahan Henry
New York Times Bestselling
Author and Podcast Host
Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Globe and Mail bestselling author of sixteen novels and podcast host. She is the recipient of The Christy Award—A 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.
Patti 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 will be released on May 2nd, 2023, with Simon & Schuster Atria.