Uncover the dark secret of a California vineyard in WWII…
…in the latest historical fiction novel by USA Today bestselling author Susan Meissner. Join us at Napatini Wine Bar and Bistro for a delicious glass of wine, along with some scrumptious bite-sized snacks, as we celebrate the paperback release of Only the Beautiful, a Best Historical Fiction of Spring Pick by Amazon, PopSugar, AARP, and BookBub.
Your Adventure includes a happy hour experience, a glass of wine paired with a generous assortment of delicious snacks, tax, gratuity, and an opportunity to meet Susan up close and personal in an intimate setting.
Susan Meissner is a USA Today bestselling author with more than three-quarters of a million books in readers’ hands and translations in nineteen languages. Her novels include The Nature of Fragile Things (Publishers Weekly starred review), The Last Year of the War (Real Simple magazine’s best books of 2019), As Bright as Heaven (Library Journal starred review), Secrets of a Charmed Life (Goodreads finalist for Best Historical Fiction 2015), and A Fall of Marigolds (Booklist’s Top Ten Women’s Fiction titles for 2014).
Her latest novel, Only the Beautiful, is a heartrending story about a young mother’s fight to keep her daughter, and the terrible injustice that tears them apart. It was named a Best Historical Fiction of Spring Pick by Amazon, PopSugar, AARP, and BookBub!
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Lynn and Gary McLean are the owner-operators of Carlsbad’s Napatini Bistro & Wine Bar. They moved to San Diego’s North County in 2019 from the San Francisco Bay Area, where they lived very close to California Wine Country. Long story made short: This is a bucket list to-do for Lynn & Gary!
“We wanted a wine experience. Our friends and we thought of all the great times we had at wine tasting rooms in Wine Country. We thought that if we were ever given the opportunity, we would try to mimic that wine-tasting room experience- at least as much as practical- by opening a wine bar, minus elaborate decor. After hitting a number of challenges we opened in December 2022!”