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The Hidden World of Wysteria is a book series dedicated to peaceful New Age beliefs, kindness, creativity, dreams and memories.

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The Hidden World of Wysteria Series

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Book One in The Hidden World of Wysteria Series

Elizabeth is homeless in New York City, sleeping in hostels when she can and barely surviving. Writing her novel keeps her going, and when it is published her life changes forever. Along with her Brit Punk friend Sarah, she starts a writer’s group for other indie writers. It is in that group that she meets River, a New Age hippie in whom she finds true love and a kindred spirit.
The couple face both joy and tragedy in the city that never sleeps, before moving to a cottage in Mystic Connecticut to start a new life together. It is behind a bookcase in their attic that they discover the hidden world of Wysteria.



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Book Two in The Hidden World of Wysteria Series

Life changes forever for Milo when a talking cat with indigo colored fur shows up on his doorstep. Not only does Rowan have telekinesis, but there is almost nothing that he cannot do. Milo and his bookstore clerk girlfriend Lorna are transported to another world in dreams, and discover a lighthouse that is meant just for them. This secret world becomes their private solace together, away from a one that they do not relate to. In order to live there forever they pass over and become part of Wysteria, a place which welcomes their unique hearts and old souls. They befriend Zeferaus the wizard, an enormous flying cat, and others who understand them. Together they explore the innermost feelings of their souls, and end up saving Wysteria from a demon.


Book Three: Beneath Rain and Stars

Coming Soon

Following a devastating Connecticut hurricane, Edgar and Aleka are homeless in Whispering Trees Village, and all they have is each other. Aleka, a former band member, has lost everything, including her father. Things on Earth are not what they seem, and they seek solace and answers in Wysteria. Become lost on another adventure with two lovably eccentric characters in the New England inspired fantasy world. High wizardry, tea time, and lightning storms at its very best. Will Aleka ever discover what happened to her lost father? What of her mother, or how to cast enchantments?

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