Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday | Dreams and Shadows by C. Robert Cargill


Dreams and Shadows sounds like the dark, fantastical stuff I just love to read.

Dreams and Shadows by C. Robert Cargill
February 26th 2013 by Harper Voyager
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There is another world than our own, as close and intimate as a kiss, as terrifying and haunting as nightmares, a realm where fairies and djinns, changelings and angels, all the stuff of which dreams are made is real...and where magic awaits in the shadows, just a hidden step away. Between this realm and that other lies a veil, a gossamer web that muddles the vision of mortal man and keeps him from seeing what is all around him. Sometimes, someone pierces that protective veil. But one glimpse of this world can forever transform lives. Just ask Ewan and Colby...

Once upon the time, the pair were once bold explorers and youthful denizens of this magical realm, until they left that world behind them. Now, Ewan is a musician living in Austin, and has just met the girl he wants to marry. Colby is still coping with the consequences of an innocent childhood wish that haunts him all these years later. While their time in the Limestone Kingdom is little more than a distant memory, this supernatural world has never forgotten them. And in a world where angels relax on rooftops, whiskey-swilling genies and foul-mouthed wizards argue metaphysics, and monsters in the dark feed on fear, both will learn that fate can never be outrun.

The many fans of Neil Gaiman, Lev Grossman, Erin Morgenstern, and Kim Harrison will love this fabulous debut tale of the magic and monsters in our world...and in ourselves.

Dreams and Shadows sounds awesome. I look forward to reading this in a couple of weeks!
What upcoming releases are you pining for this week? Let me know in the comments (or leave me a link!).

This post is being shared as part of Breaking the Spine's "Waiting on" Wednesday.


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  1. I can't wait for this one! I've been itching to get my hands on it since I first heard about it!

  2. 'There is another world than our own, as close and intimate as a kiss, as terrifying and haunting as nightmares...' someone awesome wrote that blurb. This book sounds fantastic, definitely want to read this one too!
    My WoW Pick!!

  3. ooooh that looks so cool! I'll definitely have to check that one out! Great pick :)

    Here's my WoW!

  4. Love books with other hidden paranormal worlds! Thanks for stopping by!

  5. Cool that you won't have to wait too long for this one! Hope you love it! <3

  6. This does sound cool. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.

  7. A fan of Kim Harrison, I'll be sure to keep an eye out for this.


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