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Quirky Stories for a Quirky World
In an enchanted city seen only at twilight, a resentful second son unlocks secrets which could cause his world's star to finally set.For Fans of Paulo Coehlo and Neil Gaiman
A Magical Tale
“…a haunting, lyrical fantasy dealing with love, loss, and political turmoil.”
“There’s a lot to like about Tarquini’s Italian-inflected fantasy story, starting with her often lyrical prose.”
“Mindy Tarquini once again makes magic at the intersection of fantasy and historical fiction.”
The Age of Miracles meets The Angel Makers in the land of Oz...Flu-ravaged Philadelphia, 1918
A young immigrant struggles to learn the intricacies of time bending, teamwork and living in a world which seems as hell-bent on breaking her spirit as she is to keep it.
Winner: 2017 USA Best Book Award
Winner: 2018 Foreword Indies
2017 Today Show winter book selection
She's got the experience of a dozen lifetimes upon which to draw and the Blessed Mother on her keychain.What could go wrong?
Starred review, Publisher’s Weekly
Winner: 2016 Benjamin Franklin Awards
Finalist: 2016 USA Best Book Award
Redbook Best of 2016
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Join us tonight in #Phoenix for a presentation and #booksigning with #localauthor @mindytarquiniauthor! She’ll be here with her #debutnovel, HINDSIGHT, “a layered contemporary fable about one woman’s ability to remember all of her past lives and her struggle to get it right in the present.” #authorevent
Quirky Stories, Quirky Worlds
Mindy Tarquini grew up convinced that there are other worlds just one giant step to the left of where she’s standing. Author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning Hindsight (SparkPress 2016) and The Infinite Now (SparkPress 2017), Tarquini’s writing has appeared in Writer’s Digest, BookPage, Hypable, and other venues. An associate editor on the Lascaux Review and a member of the Perley Station Writers Colony, Tarquini is a second-generation Italian American who believes words have power. She plies hers to the best of her ability from an enchanted tower a giant step left in the great Southwest.