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Wildflowers Come Back (Wildflowers Come Back #1)

3.26  ·  Rating Details ·  113 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
Lyss Brewer is starting the new year in a cheap motel with a wrinkled party dress and mascara stains on her cheeks. No job. No money. And as of New Year's Eve: No boyfriend and no place to live.

Just when everything is going completely wrong, something finally goes right. Lyss is given the chance to start over when she is offered a live-in position at an historic inn. The i
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Kindle Edition, 235 pages
Published September 27th 2011
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M.R. Merrick
Oct 17, 2011 M.R. Merrick rated it it was amazing
Wow…I’m not even sure where to start. I’ve followed this author’s short stories weekly on her blog, and ever since I read the first one, I’ve been captivated by her writing. Her flow is wonderful, and her style amazing. I’ve been slowly counting the weeks until her release of this book, and I was thrilled to pick it up. I finally sat down to read it, and when I got through the first few pages today, I didn’t stop until I was done. This story sucked me in and I finished it in one sitting.

At firs
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Tina Ryan Ryan
Dec 17, 2011 Tina Ryan Ryan rated it it was amazing
An Awesome n intense quick read!All of us in some point in our life can relate to Lyss,down n out on our luck,but with hope,love n friends we rebound!I think there could be more of Lyss & her adventure,& I'm hoping for a sequel.Thank You,Sarah,you put a bright spot in my life with this book! I have recommended this book to all my friends!
Alison
Jan 10, 2012 Alison rated it it was amazing
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Lyss Brewer starts off the new year a mess – no job, no boyfriend, no place to live, no money and of all places in a motel room.
However her luck quickly changes when she’s offered a job at a local inn, not to mention it’s a live in position which solves all manner of the aforementioned problems for Lyss. She makes friends fast with most of the staff, they soon become like a family to her and finally everything is going right again.
Soon though the walls of the old inn start to speak to Lyss, as t
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Kelly
Jan 20, 2012 Kelly rated it liked it
This is one of those books where I'm not quite sure how I feel about it. The writing was clean and engaging but I never really felt the type of connection to the characters that I was expecting to feel. And just when things look like they're moving in a direction I can get behind, something BIG happened that threw me, as a reader, into a tailspin. Since I try to keep my reviews spoiler free, I'm not going to go into the big happening except to say that it caught me off guard and left me ...more
Autumn Dickinson
Oct 05, 2011 Autumn Dickinson rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this book! The character of Lyss was fun, snarky, with a bit of deep-set angst. She found she has a gift of seeing, which makes her think she is crazy. I liked the relationships she had with the people at the inn. They were all unique characters that Lyss grew to love like family. I do wish there was a little more of Gloria because she seemed so eccentric, but the reason for her absence is understood and explained.

The history behind what's going on is a great story in and of
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TL Jeffcoat
Nov 07, 2011 TL Jeffcoat rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone who likes mysteries and ghosts
I wasn't sure what to expect from this book but I had a feeling I'd be quite entertained. As someone who follows Sarah on Twitter, her witty tweets set my expectations high and I have to say, this book didn't disappoint. I wasn't expecting a paranormal but I caught on by chapter 4 that something wasn't right about the girl talking to Lyss. I was expecting some kind of romance and the book toys around with romance but veers away often to dive into the suspense of serial killers, mysteries and ...more
Heather
May 01, 2015 Heather rated it really liked it
Lyss starts off the new year heart broken and without a job, crying on the floor of a cheap motel. She finds a job as assistant manager at an inn. The owners' son moves home to become the manager. The two start off not liking each other but soon become friends then more. However, Lyss starts hearing and seeing things no one else does. I don't want to give anything away so I won't go into great detail. I will say it has a twist or two. I wasn't happy with the ending; it was left open ended. Other ...more
Ashley
Jan 26, 2012 Ashley rated it really liked it
I would give this book a very strong 4.5 star rating! This is a book you want to sit and read in one sitting! Once I started I did not want to stop. This is a wonderful ghost story that will leaving you wanting more! Luckily there is a sequel!
Julie Baker
Mar 01, 2012 Julie Baker rated it it was ok
I thought it was vaguely entertaining but it lacked substance. It was just okay in parts and blah in the rest.
Joni
Jan 15, 2012 Joni rated it liked it
Paranormal type book. Interesting twist at the end--if Sarah makes this into a series, I probably would not read the next books.
Jennifer
Feb 02, 2012 Jennifer rated it really liked it
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This one really sucked me in! I wasn't expecting the ending, but I am definitely hooked now. Looking forward to book 2. Awesome debut novel!
Nancy Houston Fields
Jan 27, 2012 Nancy Houston Fields rated it really liked it
A delightful paranormal tale of a girl named Lyss who happens upon a job at a historic inn with stories of it's own.
Jackie
Strangely eerie paranormal mystery/horror story that is unsettling at best and chilling at it's worst.

Not going forward with series.
Jennifer (random jendsmit)
Sidetracked - will revisit
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Jun 25, 2012 Mich rated it it was ok
Kindle free thankfully. I won't be bothering with the sequels... Blah
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Sarah Spann got her start working as a freelance writer specializing in travel and style. She has written articles, web content and blogs for both small businesses and large corporations. Prior to working full-time as a writer she spent four years working at a
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“You got up off the bathroom floor. That’s a start. Now, just stay off the floor. After all—aside from winning the lottery—all any of us can ever really hope for is more days spent standing tall than spent in pieces on the floor.” 17 likes
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