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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    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson, Linda Stephens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Christine Williams
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Krystal on 02-17-19

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    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Peggity Price
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Peggity Price
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • By L. Temmen on 11-29-18

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    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Virginia Leishman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • Narrated by: Mary Robinette Kowal
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    • Narrated by: Peggity Price
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the wake of the upcoming Confederate Day celebration, the Dahlias set out to solve a rash of mysterious occurrences....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
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    • By Byron on 04-23-13

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    • By: Susan Wittig Albert
    • Narrated by: Peggity Price
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    • By R. Johnson on 03-24-18

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    • Loving Eleanor

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    • Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
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    When AP political reporter Lorena Hickok - Hick - is assigned to cover Eleanor Roosevelt in the 1932 campaign, the two women become deeply involved....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Cherokee on 12-10-17

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