Susan Wiggs
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Susan Wiggs

Susan Wiggs's life is all about family, friends...and fiction. She's been featured in the national media, including NPR's Talk of the Nation, and is a popular speaker locally and nationally.

From the very start, her writings have illuminated the everyday dramas of ordinary people. At the age of eight, she self-published her first novel, entitled "A Book About Some Bad Kids."

Today, she is an international best-selling, award-winning author, with millions of copies of her books in print in numerous countries. Her recent novel, Marrying Daisy Bellamy, took the #1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, and The Lakeshore Chronicles have won readers' hearts around the globe. Her books celebrate the power of love, the timeless bonds of family and the fascinating nuances of human nature.

She lives with her husband and family at the water's edge on an island in the Pacific Northwest, where she divides her time between sleeping and waking.

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Best Sellers

    • That Summer Place

    • Old Things, Private Paradise, Island Time
    • By: Jill Barnett, Debbie Macomber, Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Amy McFadden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    Come to Spruce Island, off the coast of Washington, and visit Rainshadow Lodge, a rambling Victorian. Three women each spend a month there - a month that will change their lives....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome stories

    • By Linnea Stoyak on 04-29-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Between You and Me

    • A Novel
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Tanya Eby, Adam Verner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Deep within the peaceful heart of Amish country, a life-or-death emergency shatters a quiet world to its core. New York Times best-selling author Susan Wiggs delivers a riveting story that challenges our deepest-held beliefs....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great plot!

    • By Yolanda E. Bables on 07-11-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Family Tree

    • A Novel
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Christina Traister
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212

    Family Tree is the story of one woman's triumph over betrayal and how she eventually comes to terms with her past. It is the story of joys unrealized and opportunities regained....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed

    • By Kathy on 08-25-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Apple Orchard

    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Christina Traister
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 600
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 536
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 535

    Number-one New York Times best-selling author Susan Wiggs brings listeners to the lush abundance of Sonoma County in a novel of sisters, friendship, and how memories are woven like a spell around us....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 1940s Jewish Persecution to Sonoma Valley Now

    • By Debbie on 05-14-13

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Beekeeper's Ball

    • Bella Vista Chronicles, Book 2
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Christina Traister
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    Isabel Johansen, a celebrated chef who grew up in the sleepy Sonoma town of Archangel, is transforming her childhood home into a destination cooking school....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story--lazy writing

    • By DQmaine on 02-21-16

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Map of the Heart

    • A Novel
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Christina Traister
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199

    Widowed by an unspeakable tragedy, Camille Palmer has made her peace with the past and settled into the quiet safety of life with her teenage daughter, Julie, in a sleepy coastal town....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not vintage Wiggs, but better than some of her more recent books

    • By Elizabeth B. Brandt on 09-17-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Home Before Dark

    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Tanya Eby Sirois
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Though free-spirited Jessie Ryder has seen the world through her camera lens, she's never traveled far enough to escape a painful moment that has haunted her for the past 16 years....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining - made the hours fly while driving

    • By Ann Johnson on 05-03-17

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Powder and Patch

    • By: Georgette Heyer
    • Narrated by: Jamie Glover
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 172

    Cleone Charteris is the joy and despair of all the young men of the countryside, and she seeks a husband - a man who can duel and dice with the best of them....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Of a certainty, c'est different

    • By Carol on 07-03-10

    Regular price: $14.38

    • Return to Willow Lake

    • Lakeshore Chronicles, Book 9
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134

    Sonnet Romano’s life is almost perfect. She has the ideal career, the ideal boyfriend, and has just been offered a prestigious fellowship....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Great Read from Susan Wiggs.

    • By Kathryn @theBookDate on 10-12-12

    Regular price: $23.09

    • Summer at Willow Lake

    • The Lakeshore Chronicles, Book 1
    • By: Susan Wiggs
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 144

    Susan Wiggs's Lakeshore Chronicles series has captivated thousands of listeners with its relatable characters, warm humor and engaging stories....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Please, please, PLEASE get a new narrator!

    • By cmariel on 08-29-15

    Regular price: $29.99

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