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 plants, sisters, functional magic, previous secrets and techniques, and new love, set within the Blue Ridge Mountains.
For generations, the Lenore ladies have synthetic a body spray in contrast to the other, and protected the original and mysterious materials. 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 such a lot powerful—movie stars, politicians, artists, and CEOs. The Lenore’s signature fragrance is de facto the foremost to their success.
Willow, the coolly based Lenore relatives matriarch, is the brains in the back of the corporate. Her stunning, golden-haired daughter Mya is its center. 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 relations enterprise. She left the mountains years in the past to make her personal approach. yet difficulty is brewing. Willow is experiencing unusual spells of forgetfulness. Mya is plotting a coup. a shopper is threatening blackmail. And so much ominously, the original plants utilized in their body spray are dying.
Whoever can retailer the corporate will inherit it. even though Mya is the most obvious selection, Lucia has started exhibiting indicators of her personal specific talents. And her go back to the mountains—heralded by means of a swarm of blue dragonflies—may be the reply all of them need.