“Readers will close the cover with a smile and a long, satisfied sigh.”

Lisa Wingate, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours

This night not only marked the end to the drought, but also the end to the long-held secret we’d kept hidden under the magnolias.

Magnolia, South Carolina, 1980

Austin Foster is barely a teenager when her mama dies giving birth to twins, leaving her to pick up the pieces while holding her six siblings together and doing her best to stop her daddy from retreating into his personal darkness.

Scratching out a living on the family’s tobacco farm is as tough as it gets. When a few random acts of kindness help to ease the Fosters’ hardships, Austin finds herself relying upon some of Magnolia’s most colorful citizens for friendship and more. But it’s next to impossible to hide the truth about the goings-on at Nolia Farms, and Austin’s desperate attempts to save face all but break her.

Just when it seems she might have something more waiting for her—with the son of a wealthy local family who she’s crushed on for years—her father makes a choice that will crack wide-open the family’s secrets and lead to a public reckoning. There are consequences for loving a boy like Vance Cumberland, but there is also freedom in the truth.

T. I. Lowe’s gritty yet tender and uplifting tale reminds us that a great story can break your heart . . . then heal it in the best possible way.

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“Readers will close the cover with a smile and a long, satisfied sigh.”

LISA WINGATE, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours and The Book of Lost Friends

“With lyrical prose and vivid description, T. I. Lowe masterfully weaves the story of a teenage girl’s quest to protect the ones she loves most in the wake of unthinkable tragedy.”

Kristy Woodson Harvey, USA Today bestselling author of Feels Like Falling

“T. I. Lowe has done it again! Under the Magnolias is sure to delight and inspire.”

Francine Rivers, New York Times bestselling author

“Set smack-dab in the middle of South Carolina, this story will break your heart and put it back together again. A must-read.”

Julie Cantrell, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Perennials

About the author

T. I. Lowe

T. I. Lowe is an ordinary country girl who loves to tell extraordinary stories and is the author of nearly twenty published novels, including her debut, Lulu’s Café, a number one bestseller. She lives with her husband and family in coastal South Carolina.

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