Novelist / Oral Storyteller

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


…told sun to sun, moon to moon, heart to heart, and Midsummer to Midsummer.



“…a haunting, lyrical fantasy dealing with love, loss, and political turmoil.”

Publisher’s Weekly

“There’s a lot to like about Tarquini’s Italian-inflected fantasy story, starting with her often lyrical prose.”

—Kirkus Reviews

“Mindy Tarquini once again makes magic at the intersection of fantasy and historical fiction.”

Phoenix Magazine


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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

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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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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.

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