Shortlisted for the prestigious Crawford Award for BEST FIRST FANTASY novel by the INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE FANTASTIC IN THE ARTS, Elyse Guttenberg's high fantasy novel of myth and magic, gods and desire pulls the reader to the edge of nightmare.
Born of the gods, she is the Waking Dreamer. World Walker.
When Calyx's father banishes her to the dream temple at Aster, it's an answer to her prayers for now she will be trained to watch and speak the dreams of others. But learning the ways of a jarak dreamer is more difficult than she imagined and the world is changing. Time is short.
People everywhere are having the same shared dream and the north is growing colder. While priests scheme and a jealous queen stands in her way Edishu, the gods own nightmare, longs to escape his prison and conquer Calyx through her dreams.
Now one woman stands alone to protect her people from the living death of a dread rule.
"A world rich with poetry, resonant myth and sensuously drawn characters... Delightful. A treat." Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, author of The Healer's War.
"A brilliant and original fantasy... Guttenberg has created a mythos that seems entirely original..." Janice Eisen, Aboriginal Science Fiction.
Revised from the original and released by the author, 2016.
Elyse Guttenberg is best known as an Alaska fantasy author. She is the recipient of an Alaska State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Literature. Look for her other titles, Summer Light and Daughter of the Shaman, pre-histories set in Alaska 2000 years ago. Visit her website at www.elyseguttenberg.com.
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