Erica Bauermeister, the national bestselling author of The School of Essential Ingredients, presents a moving and evocative coming-of-age novel about childhood stories, families lost and found, and how a fragrance conjures memories capable of shaping the course of our lives.
Lyrical and mesmerizing, The Scent Keeper explores the provocative beauty of scent, the way it can reveal hidden truths, lead us to the person we seek, and even help us find our way back home.
Erica Bauermeister is the author of the bestselling novels The School of Essential Ingredients, Joy for Beginners, and The Lost Art of Mixing.
She is also the co-author of two non-fiction works, 500 Great Books by Women: A Readerâ€™s Guide and Letâ€™s Hear It For the Girls: 375 Great Books for Readers 2-14. She has a PhD in literature from the University of Washington, and has taught there and at Antioch University. She is a founding member of the Seattle7Writers and currently lives in Port Townsend, Washington.