With her unique novels that dovetail historical and contemporary themes, Susan Meissner has discovered, much to her surprise, that the historical element is almost always the easiest to write.  “I think it might be because the research I do to prepare to write the historical part deals with actual events and the current-day story is usually one I make up.” A Sound Among the Trees (Waterbrook Press) is set in both the Civil War and current day eras.

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About The Author

Susan Meissner has spent her lifetime as a writer, starting with her first poem at the age of four. She is the award-winning author of The Shape of Mercy, White Picket Fences and many other novels. When she’s not writing, she directs the small groups and connection ministries at her San Diego church. She and her pastor husband are the parents of four young adults.