Winter Tides

Winter Tides

by James P. Blaylock
Winter Tides

Winter Tides

by James P. Blaylock


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Fifteen years ago, on a deserted California beach, Dave Quinn swam out into the winter ocean to save two drowning girls - identical twin sisters. He was only able to save one.

Now, years last, he meets Anne, a strugglng artist from Canada. He has no idea she is the child he saved so long ago. And he has no idea that Elinor, the long-dead sister he couldn't save, has come with her...

"... a singular American fabulist." -- William Gibson

"This story of good and evil siblings examines how we all learn to live with who we are, and does so through supple writing and a tense and carefully executed plot... Blaylock combines the supernatural with a deep understanding of contemporary California and human nature, producing a book with appeal for both fantasy fans and readers of realistic fiction." -- Publishers Weekly

"Vivid descriptions and deft characterisations... Winter Tides exposes the underbelly of human nature" -- Library Journal

"One creepy, creepy book... Blaylock will scare you to death with a minimum of splatter and maximum of tension, Hitchcock-style. I read Winter Tides in one long sitting and found my heart wouldn't stop racing." -- Woodland Hills Daily News (California)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936535705
Publisher: JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
Publication date: 06/18/2012
Series: Ghosts Trilogy , #2
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 352
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

James P. Blaylock was mentored by Philip K. Dick, along with K.W. Jeter and Tim Powers, and is regarded as one of the founding fathers of modern steampunk. Winner of two World Fantasy Awards and a Philip K. Dick Award, he is director of the Creative Writing Conservatory at the Orange County School of the Arts and a professor at Chapman University, where he has taught for 20 years.
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