By Sarah Creech
As beguiling because the novels of Alice Hoffman, Adriana Trigiani, Aimee Bender, and Sarah Addison Allen, Season of the Dragonflies is a narrative of vegetation, sisters, useful magic, outdated secrets and techniques, and new love, set within the Blue Ridge Mountains.
For generations, the Lenore ladies have synthetic a fragrance not like the other, and protected the original and mysterious constituents. Their perfumery, hidden within the quiet rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, creates one particular elixir that secretly sells for hundreds of thousands of bucks to the world’s so much powerful—movie stars, politicians, artists, and CEOs. The Lenore’s signature fragrance is basically the most important to their success.
Willow, the coolly stylish Lenore relatives matriarch, is the brains in the back of the corporate. Her attractive, golden-haired daughter Mya is its middle. Like her foremothers, she will be able to “read” scents and envision their energy. Willow’s more youthful daughter, dark-haired, soulful Lucia, claims no magical contact, nor does she wish any a part of the kin enterprise. She left the mountains years in the past to make her personal means. yet hassle is brewing. Willow is experiencing unusual spells of forgetfulness. Mya is plotting a coup. a shopper is threatening blackmail. And such a lot ominously, the original vegetation utilized in their body spray are dying.
Whoever can retailer the corporate will inherit it. although Mya is the most obvious selection, Lucia has started displaying symptoms of her personal distinct talents. And her go back to the mountains—heralded through a swarm of blue dragonflies—may be the reply all of them need.