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Aimee Bender, and Sarah Addison Allen, Season of the Dragonflies is a narrative of plants, sisters, sensible magic, outdated secrets and techniques, and new love, set within the Blue Ridge Mountains.
For generations, the Lenore girls have synthetic a fragrance in contrast to the other, and protected the original and mysterious constituents. Their perfumery, hidden within the quiet rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, creates one targeted elixir that secretly sells for hundreds of thousands of greenbacks to the world’s so much powerful—movie stars, politicians, artists, and CEOs. The Lenore’s signature body spray is really the main to their success.
Willow, the coolly stylish Lenore relatives matriarch, is the brains at the back of the corporate. Her attractive, golden-haired daughter Mya is its middle. Like her foremothers, she will “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 family members enterprise. She left the mountains years in the past to make her personal manner. yet hassle is brewing. Willow is experiencing unusual spells of forgetfulness. Mya is plotting a coup. a consumer is threatening blackmail. And such a lot ominously, the original vegetation utilized in their fragrance are dying.
Whoever can shop the corporate will inherit it. even though Mya is the most obvious selection, Lucia has started exhibiting symptoms of her personal distinct skills. And her go back to the mountains—heralded by way of a swarm of blue dragonflies—may be the reply all of them need.