"With vivid prose and a tender
heart, Melissa Foster has crafted a psychological and emotional mystery fueled
by love in all its forms."
Author ofLove Water Memory
the surface Junie Olson’s life looks idyllic, from her handsome husband
and beautiful daughter to her successful business, the bakery she always
dreamed of opening. But in the past few months her world has slowly
unraveled. Her precocious child is withdrawing, showing unexplainable
signs of emotional regression, a condition that frays the bonds of Junie’s once
impenetrable marriage. When her father dies suddenly of a heart attack,
Junie packs up her daughter and goes home to help her mother.
Her homecoming stirs up memories of the nightmare she thought she
had put behind her, the disappearance of her childhood friend, Ellen.
Haunted by recurring memories of what happened on that fateful day, Junie must
gather the courage to revisit her past and untangle the secrets surrounding her
missing friend, and the trauma that has caused her little girl to climb back into
herself. As the pieces come together on the event that shook her small
town, and at the risk of losing everyone she loves, Junie will question
everything she thought she could rely on and everyone she thought she knew.
WHERE PETALS FALL is a gripping and emotional
novel with an undercurrent of suspense, featuring a determined mother whose
world slowly comes apart around her. Where Petals Fall will appeal
to fans of Lisa Scottoline's Save Me or Jodi
Picoult's Salem Falls, who love an emotional and gripping read.
They will root for Junie as they follow her transition into an indomitable
heroine who must reconcile what she discovers about her husband and family’s
tragic past, and find a way to put the pieces of her family back together and
About the Author
Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling
and award-winning author. She writes contemporary romance, new
adult, contemporary women's fiction, suspense, and historical fiction with
emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the
last page. Her books have been recommended by USA Today's book
blog, Hagerstown Magazine, The Patriot, and several
other print venues. She is the founder of the Women’s
social and support community for women, and the World
Literary Café. When she's not writing, Melissa helps
authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs
on Fostering Success. Melissa has been
published in Calgary’s Child Magazine, the Huffington Post, and Women Business Owners
Melissa hosts an annual Aspiring
Authors contest for children and has painted and donated several murals to The
Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Melissa lives in Maryland with
Visit Melissa on The
Women's Nest, Fostering
Success, or World
Lit Cafe. Melissa enjoys discussing her books
with book clubs and reader groups, and welcomes an invitation to your event.