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About the Book

Book Title: Secrets of the Wildflowers

Author Name: Sarah Talbert

Genre: Christian historical fiction

Release Date: April 30, 2024

In the heart of ancient Ur, where the gods cast shadows and tradition weaves the fabric of life, Secrets of the Wildflowers unfolds the captivating tale of Miu, a spirited young woman determined to bloom amid the constraints of her culture, family, and the ancient deities that hold sway.

When tragedy strikes, and her beloved brother becomes a sacrifice to the gods, Miu embarks on a courageous journey to break free from the shackles of societal expectations and unearth her true purpose. Inspired by the resilient wildflowers that thrive against all odds, Miu is driven to forge her own path and create a name for herself.

As Miu navigates running her own tavern, friendship with an unlikely courier, and supporting an abandoned child, she finds herself crossing paths with Abram, a figure of significance from the Bible. In their encounters, Abram imparts profound wisdom, revealing that, like the wildflowers, Miu is created to be unique. Yet, he guides her to embrace the very boundaries that enable her to flourish.

Book Excerpt

“Yes,” she’d said. But it wasn’t in Jara’s words that Miu learned. It was in her actions. She’d watched her speak to high ranking military leaders the same as she would a small child. Eye contact. Smiling. Relaxed. Miu wondered how she ran this business with such order. And her curiosity couldn’t stay quiet long.

“How do you do this without a husband? You run this all alone!” Miu stated.

Turning to face her with a jar of olive oil, “Miu, you must understand, no one does things alone in Ur. I have dear friends, connections, and even some family I rely on. You cannot do business, or life, without a community. Do you understand this?” Her kind, dark eyes smiled at her, piquing Miu’s curiosity as if she knew something Miu did not. Her worn and bronzed hand reached out to take Miu’s in her own.

“Then why…?” She begged her for answers, but was interrupted.

Miu had watched her for years. Finally, on their last encounter, she had gotten up the courage to ask her this question, that is, until the shepherd walked in.

“Flies are bad this year. Got any of that linseed oil?” he said, shrugging. Miu would have stormed out if it hadn’t been Abram.

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About the Author

Sarah Talbert is an enthusiastic storyteller who loves to explore the complexities of faith. She uses her creative writing to inspire others in their own spiritual journey.

Sarah has a deep passion for making God famous. By using her gifts as a Christian Historical Fiction author and blogger, Sarah shares powerful stories that honor the beauty of humanity while pointing readers toward a deeper relationship with Jesus.

Sarah loves fostering community through discipleship, hospitality, and practical evangelism. She also runs her own copywriting business, focusing on giving other businesses opportunities for their voice to be heard.