A Thousand Butterfly Wishes

Fiction - Womens
422 Pages
Reviewed on 06/29/2017
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Author Biography

Susan Haught writes emotionally powerful family drama with a discreet measure of sensual romance. A multi award-winning novelist and Australian black liquorice connoisseur, Susan believes Love is Ageless and has the power to change lives--one step, one touch, one kiss at a time.

Susan's debut novel, A Promise of Fireflies, was awarded the 2017 New Apple Official Selection-Romance; her second in the series, A Thousand Butterfly Wishes was awarded the 2017 Annual New Apple Official Selection-Romance; her short story, Vicious Circles, was a finalist in the Summer 2014 Writer's Village International Short Story Contest; she was a finalist in the 2016 & 2017 Best of Rim Country-Writer; and her website was chosen as one of The Writer Awards Top Author Websites in 2017.

When Susan isn't writing, you'll find her tending her garden with a notorious brown thumb, or escaping into someone else's words.

Learn more about Susan's award-winning Whisper of the Pines series, keep in touch, or download her FREE companion book by visiting www.susanhaught.com

    Book Review

Reviewed by Ruffina Oserio for Readers' Favorite

A Thousand Butterfly Wishes by Susan Haught is a heartwarming story that features love and loss, a journey towards compassion, and the incredible power of human connectedness. Meet Rachel Gowen, a woman with a difficult past that haunts her, a past she would love to keep in a compartment of her memory with a tag: “Do not open,” a woman who is promised a thousand butterfly wishes and who requires only one. Rachel is happy working in the retirement home, where she shares deep relationships with patients, but her encounter with Nico threatens to unveil and bring to light all the memories she’s resisted over the years. She also develops a great relationship with the boring Ben, the handsome British doctor. As the story unfolds, she must make decisions that will allow her to face her past or to lose everything. And what has Ambrose, the mysterious stranger with knowledge of things he isn’t supposed to know, got to do with it all?

Susan Haught’s novel is a gift, a story that is moving, and that espouses the finest of human values. Readers will love the original and compelling characters, the complex plot, and the twists that come along the way. The prose is excellent and it features powerfully descriptive and emotionally insightful passages. The themes are intelligently woven into the story and there is a striking balance when it comes to character, setting, and plot. This is an exciting story that entertains and informs readers, inviting them to walk the path of love, compassion, and patience. A Thousand Butterfly Wishes is one of those stories to read with the heart. Well-plotted and deft.