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Sweet Summer Reads!

Summer Reads!

Summer is here! Amazon has a sweet deal on the Essie’s Roses paperback. On sale now for $12.77! Kindle Bestseller only $3.99. It’s the perfect time to share Essie’s Roses with a friend. Click here to read an excerpt!

ESSIE'S ROSES - Readers' Favorite Book Award Winner!

Readers’ Favorite Book Award Winner
2015 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal Winner Fiction - Southern

Thank you to Readers’ Favorite for selecting Essie’s Roses as a 2015 Book Award Winner! Essie’s Roses was awarded the silver medal for best Southern fiction novel.

Midwest Book Review: Review of ESSIE'S ROSES

WOW! Another SUPER editorial review! Thank you to the Midwest Book Review for featuring Essie’s Roses in the August 2015 issue of your book review publication Small Press Bookwatch.

“Impressively well written from beginning to end, Essie's Roses is an inherently absorbing and skillfully presented read, establishing author Michelle Muriel as an exceptionally talented novelist. Certain to be an enduringly popular addition to community library General Fiction collections.” -Midwest Book Review

Historical Novel Society: Review of ESSIE'S ROSES!

Historical Novel Society: Review of Essie's Roses "...tremendously impressive debut novel.. A richly moving reading experience."

ESSIE'S ROSES by Michelle Muriel

Michelle Muriel’s tremendously impressive debut novel takes place in the Antebellum South and centers on the experiences of four remarkable women: Katherine Winthrop, a sweet-natured woman who comes to find herself the owner of Westland, an Alabama cotton plantation; Delly, her strong-willed house slave and confidant; Evie, Katherine’s daughter, and Essie Mae, a young slave girl who forms a deep and life-changing friendship with young Evie. To read more visit #historicalnovelsociety #bookreviews #essiesroses #michellemuriel