Laurel, in the terminal stages of cancer, is obsessed with the Egyptian Book of the Dead. Jerry, her homecare nurse whose lover is dying of AIDS, gives her a surprising gift. A hummingbird feeder.
As Laurel comes to grips with her own death, she learns powerful lessons about Egyptian Magic from the hummingbirds that visit her.
Hummers was published in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, chosen for Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror 5th Annual Collection (St. Martin’s Press), and nominated for the Nebula Award.
From the author of Celestial Girl (A Lily Modjeska Mystery), The Garden of Abracadabra, Volume 1 of the Abracadabra Series, Summer of Love, A Time Travel (A Philip K. Dick Award Finalist and San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book), The Gilded Age, A Time Travel (A New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book), and Strange Ladies: 7 Stories.
Lisa Mason is the author of ten novels, including SUMMER OF LOVE (Bantam), a San Francisco Chronicle Recommended Book and Philip K. Dick Award finalist, and THE GOLDEN NINETIES (Bantam), a New York Times Notable Book and New York Public Library Recommended Book. Mason's OMNI story, TOMORROW'S CHILD is in development at Universal Studios.
Mason published her first story, “ARACHNE,” in Omni and has since published short fiction in magazines and anthologies worldwide, including Omni, Full Spectrum, Universe, Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, Unique, Transcendental Tales, Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Immortal Unicorn, Tales of the Impossible, Desire Burn, Fantastic Alice, The Shimmering Door, Hayakawa Science Fiction Magazine, Unter Die Haut, and others. Her stories have been translated into Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.
THE GARDEN OF ABRACADABRA, Volume 1 the Abracadabra Series, Mason's big new urban fantasy, is on Nook, also offered in affordable installments as THE GARDEN OF ABRACADABRA TRILOGY, Book 1: Life's Journey, Book 2: In Dark Woods, and Book 3: The Right Road.
New Nook romantic suspense titles are CELESTIAL GIRL, BOOK 1: THE HEARTLAND (A LILY MODJESKA MYSTERY) and CELESTIAL GIRL. BOOK 2: JEWEL OF THE GOLDEN WEST (A LILY MODJESKA MYSTERY). CELESTIAL GIRL, THE OMNIBUS EDITION includes all books.
The acclaimed STRANGE LADIES: 7 STORIES is on Nook.
SUMMER OF LOVE, A TIME TRAVEL (the revised edition) and the sequel THE GILDED AGE, A TIME TRAVEL are on Nook.
Other previously print published titles on Nook include SHAKEN, EVERY MYSTERY UNEXPLAINED, TOMORROW'S CHILD, HUMMERS, DAUGHTER OF THE TAO, THE SIXTY-THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF HYSTERIA, and TESLA, A WORTHY OF HIS TIME, A SCREENPLAY.
Lisa Mason lives in the San Francisco Bay area with the acclaimed artist and jeweler, Tom Robinson.