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In Dreams Begin by Skyler White
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Oct 21, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: dark-fantasy, ireland, victorian-era, coming-soon, demons-devils, books-i-own, rao-reviews, spiritualism, 31-days-of-halloween-2010, 2010, historical-fiction, esoteric-occult
Read in October, 2010 — I own a copy , read count: 1

Gosh, where to start with this book. Victorian London and Ireland? Check. Occult practices? Check. Poetic historical figures? Check. Gorgeously written sensuality? Check. Happiness spread across my face from this amazing book? Double Check.

I’m not the world’s biggest fan of narratives that tell two stories—one from modern day and one from the past—in the same book. In my opinion, it’s not something every writer can pull off. However, Skyler weaves the strands of past and present so deftly in this novel that it creates a stunning tapestry of love, magic, poetry, sacrifice and damnation that left me feeling breathless.

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