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Owl Light

4.60  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  3 reviews
In Owl Light, mystery and magic are close at hand. A deer hunter encounters the Daughter of Winter. Ghosts join a holiday celebration. A clockwork owl is the key to preventing murder. A gravedigger unearths a vengeful trow. To save the woman he loves, a dwarf strikes a bargain with faeryfolk. A sideshow attraction wishes to be normal with unexpected results. And an anthrop ...more
Paperback, 274 pages
Published April 3rd 2014 by Cold Moon Press
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Jan 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This collection includes a series of poems and short stories. Some of the themes in this collection include female power, magical realism, honor and belief in the supernatural, and the threat to primal magic. I think the term primal magic is appropriate for this because the female power and goddesses seem natural, earthy, and primal. This writing about magic is effective, and it gives the collection a different feel than the magic encountered in books such as Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings. T ...more
Mark Taylor
Dec 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Similar to The Greener Forest, this book is a collection of journeys, each story delving into a different world, each with a sense of place so well-realized that it made me wish for each and every story to be developed into a novel someday. Many of the stories take place between All Hallow's Eve and the Winter Solstice, and the fact that I picked it up during the holiday season was purely serendipitous, but when I read it again this time next year, it will be by design.
Nov 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book has several stories and poems filled with mystical and fantastical magic. Each story takes you into a world of interesting characters. I really enjoyed The Clockwork Owl and many others. A wonderful read!!
Vonnie Crist
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Born in the Year of the Dragon, Vonnie Winslow Crist has had a life-long interest in reading, writing, art, myth, fairytales, folklore, and legends. Having been a night person since infancy, she is also quite fond of stars, moonlight, forests, owls, and other creatures of the darkness.

After attending Perry Hall Elementary, Parkville Junior High, and Perry Hall High, she earned a Bachelor of Scie
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