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Plant medicine plus passion in this nonstop steamy and tropical adventure.
A struggling photographer Thelma searches for direction in her life. She is drawn to a group conducting plant medicine ceremonies on a mysterious farm in Florida’s southern Everglades. After drinking a mescaline tea made from the San Pedro wachuma cactus with the group, she receives an unusual message and meets a young Persian man suffering from kidney failure, named Saman.
Together, they unravel the hidden meaning of Thelma’s prophetic visions, a path that leads to Thelma’s past and to Saman’s future. In Cactus Friends, Charlotte Dune creates a story rich with supernatural energy and imagery, taking the listener inside the world of underground shamans, psychedelic encounters, and wachuma - or huachuma - and ayahuasca ceremonies. Cactus Friends uncovers the power of romances old and new and traverses the unbreakable threads that connect some lovers across time and space.
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- Jean Grant
short, engaging read
This was my first read by Charlotte Dune, and won't be my last (I am looking forward to Mushroom Honeymoon). I listened on Audible and the author did a great job narrating (though I would have liked a bit more variation in the male voices; however the author has a smooth, comforting voice that made for very easy listening). I immediately felt engaged with Saman and Thelma as I was dropped into their vibrant world. With the strong voice, evocative setting, and emotional journeys, it was a more serious read than lighthearted, but don't let that deter you. Both characters were relatable with realistic backstories and journeys, and I appreciated the secondary characters, too. It was also interesting to learn about the medicinal and healing properties of plants and psychedelics.
- Lil Cactus
This story was so good, I listened from start to finish! Thank you Charlotte Dune for creating such a beautifully psychedelic love story ❤♥