Gullah Secrets: Sequel to Temple Secrets

Southern Fiction
Narrated by: Holly Adams
Series: Temple Secrets, Book 2
Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
4.7 out of 5 stars (81 ratings)

Audible Premium Plus

$14.95 a month

1 audiobook of your choice.
Stream or download thousands of included titles.
$14.95 a month after 30 day trial. Cancel anytime.
Buy for $19.95

Buy for $19.95

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Winner of the 2020 Independent Audiobook Award, General Fiction category.

For the Temple women, the winds of change are blowing. And if they're not careful, it could sweep them all away.

After rising from Temple servant to tea shop owner, Violet finally feels in charge of her destiny. While learning Gullah folk magic from her aging grandmother, she worries much of her cultural heritage will be lost to the grave. Is there enough time for Old Sally to pass down all her special wisdom?

Bride-to-be Queenie has never felt younger at heart. Engaged to the man of her dreams, the feisty 60-year-old won't let anything ruin her big day - not even ancestral ghosts or a mysterious wedding crasher.

Rose's southern roots run deep. Even after three decades away, she can still feel the shadow of her deceased high-society mother watching her every move. Can she shake her ghost and find a place among her family?

With a storm of trouble brewing across the island, the Temple women will have to survive more than a force of nature to put their ghosts to rest.

Gullah Secrets is the sequel to the best-selling novel Temple Secrets. If you like Southern gothic literature, characters you won't want to close the cover on, and locations steeped in history, then you'll love this hilarious and warmhearted saga.

©2018 Susan Gabriel (P)2019 Susan Gabriel

What listeners say about Gullah Secrets: Sequel to Temple Secrets

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    62
  • 4 Stars
    12
  • 3 Stars
    5
  • 2 Stars
    2
  • 1 Stars
    0
Performance
  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    64
  • 4 Stars
    6
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    0
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    55
  • 4 Stars
    10
  • 3 Stars
    4
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    0

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

So Glad There Was A Sequel to Temple Secrets

I’m so glad Susan Gabriel wrote this sequel to Temple Secrets. She began where the other left off.Her characters were as lively as ever and the reader was full of nothing but joy for them. This extended bi-racial family proved that color of skin didn’t matter, it’s what’s in your heart that matters. A great summer at the beach story. The narrator was fantastic with her dialect making each character believable as well as bringing them to life. Thoroughly enjoyed both Temple Secrets and Gullah Secrets.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars

Repeats the same information every chapter

This sequel is not good at all. The author keeps repeating the same information from the last book...in every chapter! I thought it would get better as it went on, but here I am at chapter 12 (Violet? and the 1st few sentences are repeating how Edward contested the will, the house burnt down. Whenever it’s Rose talking, she ALWAYS has to mention his Edward was mean as a child and cut off part of her finger. Jesus! We get it! We read it only 100 times now. Did the author run out of content or something? Ugh!!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Great book

Loved It!! Great book. Awesome love story, with suspense and humor. Very descriptive reading. i could see myself on the shore, on in the lighthouse.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic Story

Greay follow up to Temple Secrets. I needed more and Gullah Secrets satisfied me. I will miss Ole Sally.

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

Gillam Secrets

Warm story. Very descriptive. A bit tedious, at times, but worth it. A good sequel.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic!!

What a wonderfully told story full of life humor death and birth beautifully auditory you knew who was speaking by the different voices I cried I laughed and if s book can do that the author is fantastic!

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Loved this book

Didn't want this story to end. I hope there will be another book that continues to follow the lives of Rose, Queenie, Spud, Violet, and all the other characters. I stayed up most of the night to finish it because i couldn't wait to find out what was happening next. Susan Gabriel has become one of my favorite authors.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic

Susan Gabriel has done a magnificent job of bringing our beloved characters from “Temple Secrets” back into our lives in “Gullah Secrets”. A hurricane named of all things,Iris, a long ago love named Fiddle, and a new life by the name of Sally Rose will haunt you and delight you in a hundred ways. I am in love with this unusual family and so will you be.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

An excellent sequel

I truly enjoyed the first book and this sequel lives up to the first installment. The rich, beautiful characters never waver from their initial introduction.