“Meissner’s prose is exquisite, and she is a stunning storyteller.”
—Publishers Weekly, starred review
SECRETS OF A CHARMED LIFE: In 1940, two young sisters are evacuated to the countryside along with half a million other London children, but they slip back into the city on the day the Luftwaffe begins its historic assault on London, and their lives are forever changed. Seventy years later, an American college student studying abroad is the first to hear of the secrets surrounding the long ago day that two girls boarded—under cover—a train for London. This is a story about sisters, but also about the bond between mother and child, and ultimately the resilience of love. Available at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Books A Million, Indie Bound, and Powell's.
STARS OVER SUNSET BOULEVARD, set in the golden age of Hollywood, is the story of two studio secretaries who become best friends while working on the set of the most iconic film ever produced, Gone with the Wind...
“Susan Meissner deftly casts a fascinating friendship between two complex women against a glittering 1930s Hollywood backdrop. You will love this book for its very human characters and for its inside look at one of the greatest movies ever made.” - New York Times bestselling author Marisa de los Santos.
“Beautifully simple yet impactful" Romantic Times, 4 stars
"A lovely, well-crafted story that peeks at a fascinating moment in cinematic history and examines the power and vulnerability of sincere friendship." - Kirkus Reviews