Susan Meissner



Susan Meissner


Blaine, WA, USA


Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Audiobook

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Susan Meissner is a USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction with more than half a million books in print in fifteen languages. She is an author, speaker and writing workshop leader with a background in community journalism. Her novels include The Nature of Fragile Things, which earned a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly; The Last Year of the War, named to Real Simple magazine’s list of best books for 2019; As Bright as Heaven, which earned a starred review in Library Journal; Secrets of  Charmed Life, a Goodreads finalist for Best Historical Fiction 2015; and A Fall of Marigolds, named to Booklist’s Top Ten Women’s Fiction titles for 2014. A California native, she attended Point Loma Nazarene University and is also a writing workshop volunteer for Words Alive, a San Diego non-profit dedicated to helping at-risk youth foster a love for reading and writing.
Visit Susan at her website: on Twitter at @SusanMeissner or Instagram as @soozmeissner or on Facebook at

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Only the Beautiful

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The Nature of Fragile Things 

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The Last Year of the War

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As Bright as Heaven

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A Bridge Across the Ocean

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Stars Over Sunset Boulevard

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Secrets of a Charmed Life

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A Fall of Marigolds

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When We Had Wings

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