Susan Wittig Albert
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Susan Wittig Albert

As a writer, I work in three genres, mystery, historical fiction, and memoir. My mysteries include the China Bayles Herbal Mysteries and The Darling Dahlias, about a Southern garden club in the 1930s, as well as an eight-book series, the Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, and the 12-book series that my husband Bill Albert and I coauthored under the pseudonym of Robin Paige.

My historical fiction includes THE GENERAL'S WOMEN, a wartime romance about Ike's love affair with Kay Summersby; LOVING ELEANOR, about the intimate friendship of Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok; and A WILDER ROSE, about the mother-daughter team that produced the Little House books. A WILDER ROSE is currently under option for film.

Bill and I live in the Hill Country of Central Texas, where I write, garden, raise chickens, and practice the fiber arts. You can find out more in my two memoirs: TOGETHER, ALONE: A MEMOIR OF MARRIAGE AND PLACE; and AN EXTRAORDINARY YEAR OF ORDINARY DAYS.

www.susanalbert.com

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Best Sellers

    • The Darling Dahlias and the Poinsettia Puzzle

    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Peggity Price
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    New York Times best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert takes us to a place where real people have courage, respect their neighbors, and dream of doing their best. She reminds us that Christmas is a celebration of friendship, community, and what's right with the world....

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Queen Anne's Lace

    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson, Linda Stephens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    While helping Ruby Wilcox clean up the loft above their shops, China comes upon a box of antique handcrafted lace and old photographs. Following the discovery, she hears a woman humming an old Scottish ballad and smells the delicate scent of lavender....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting and complex

    • By nancejan on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Death Come Quickly

    • China Bayles, Book 22
    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
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      4 out of 5 stars 49

    When China's and Ruby's friend Karen Prior is mugged in a mall parking lot and dies a few days later, China begins to suspect that her friend's death was not a random assault....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent - as always

    • By Elisabeth on 05-14-14

    Regular price: $23.76

    • A Wilder Rose

    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 118
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      4 out of 5 stars 120

    The Little House books, which chronicled the pioneer adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, are among the most beloved books in the American literary canon....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The Author Chose Her Angle And Ran With It

    • By Sara on 11-27-15

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies

    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Peggity Price
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    This second volume of national best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert’s Darling Dahlias mysteries once more transports listeners to the dusty streets of Depression-era Darling, Alabama....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sweet and Southern

    • By J. Byerly on 05-20-12

    Regular price: $20.26

    • The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree

    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Peggity Price
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
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      4 out of 5 stars 98

    Nominated for both the Agatha and Anthony awards, national best-selling author Susan Wittig Albert introduces a garden club of lady sleuths in Depression-era Alabama....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reminiscent of a more simple way of life

    • By J. Byerly on 05-23-11

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Cat's Claw

    • A Pecan Springs Mystery
    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    When local computer guru Larry Kirk is found dead, many are convinced it was suicide over his recent divorce....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • WONDERFUL AUTHOR, AND SUPERB STORY LINE

    • By Linda Louise on 10-02-13

    Regular price: $23.76

    • Bittersweet

    • China Bayles, Book 23
    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    In Bittersweet, China is hoping to spend a peaceful Thanksgiving in Pecan Springs. But the holiday turns treacherous....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • good

    • By Jody Shellen on 10-10-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Tale of Hill Top Farm

    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 119

    It's 1905, and to recover from the loss of her fiance, Potter moves into a small farmhouse in Sawrey....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun to read

    • By Richard on 11-29-10

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Widow's Tears

    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson, Morgan Hallett
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    In Widow’s Tears, China has urgent business to discuss with Ruby, a friend gifted with extrasensory perception....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History and a Ghost Story Combined

    • By Laura on 07-26-13

    Regular price: $23.76

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