The Magical World of Madame Metier weaves together magic, romance, and a powerful bond of friendship in celebration of the female spirit. Facing destitution after the untimely death of her husband, Madame M tier revisits a long-forgotten talent--the creation of healing botanical creams and lotions. Her rediscovery of this sacred practice marks the beginning of her spiritual odyssey of self-actualization and empowerment. Meanwhile, two eccentric friends of hers begin a passionate affair that ends their respective marriages. Invigorated by their relationship, Monsieur Sorbonne searches for his life's passion while Mademoiselle Objet helps Madame M tier with her new business. While the couple explores the nuances of their romance, Madame M tier finds herself in a relationship with a mysterious being who redefines her understanding of human love. Just as things are looking up, Mme. M tier's creams result in a customer's death, and the three friends face an ordeal of profound doubt, spiritual crisis, and persecution that threatens to tear them apart.
Daphne Rose Kingma brings insights from her self-help books to a modern fairy tale that is both enlightening and entertaining. This is an extraordinary debut about the nature of love and relationships.
Daphne Rose Kingma is a beloved therapist and relationship expert and the author of a dozen books about love, relationships, and living through crisis. She has been a six-time guest on Oprah. Her book The Ten Things to Do When Your Life Falls Apart was named the Best Spiritual Book of 2010 by the Books for a Better Life Foundation. She is a frequent workshop leader at the Esalen Institute, Big Sur. She resides in Santa Barbara, California.