By Lisa Mason
The yr is 1967 and anything new is sweeping throughout the USA: solid vibes, undesirable vibes, psychedelic track, lab-designed medications, anti-war protests, racial stress, unfastened love, bikers, dropouts, flower young children.
An age of innocence, a time of risk. The summer season of Love.
San Francisco is the summer season of affection: a convergence the place American formative years search a brand new clarification, musicians who will cross directly to international reputation carry loose live shows within the park, and violence lurks simply round the corner.
Lost in those unusual and wondrous days, teen Susan Bell, alias Starbright, has run away to San Francisco to discover her bothered ally. Her direction will pass with Chiron Cat’s Eye in Draco, an odd and gorgeous younger guy who has journeyed farther than she may perhaps ever imagine.
With assistance from Ruby A. Maverick, a feisty half-black, half-white hip service provider, Susan and Chi find a love that spans 5 centuries. yet Chi has traveled around the centuries on a necessary mission—nothing under saving the Universe. He, Starbright, and Ruby needs to unite to save lots of all of spacetime from demonic entities who crave their annihilation.
A harrowing coming of age. A friendship finishing in tragedy. A terrifying a long way destiny. A love spanning 5 centuries. And a gritty portrait of a special time in American history--the summer season of Love.
From the writer of The Gilded Age, A Time go back and forth (A big apple occasions amazing booklet and manhattan Public Library urged Book), The backyard of Abracadabra ("Fun and relaxing city fantasy."), Celestial lady (A Lily Modjeska Mystery), Arachne (A Locus Hardcover Bestseller), and weird women: 7 tales ("A must-read collection." The San Francisco overview of Books).
“Remarkable. . . .a entire array of fantastically portrayed characters alongside the spectrum from outright heroism to villainy. . . .not what you anticipated of a ebook with plant life in its hair. . . the mind on show inside of those psychedelically packaged pages is clear-sighted, witty, and wise.”
“A high quality novel full of vibrant element, colourful characters, and actual insight.”
—The Washington put up booklet World
“Captures the instant completely and gives a tantalizing glimpse of its brilliant and negative consequences.”
—The San Francisco Chronicle
“Brilliantly crafted. . . .An engrossing story spun around a truly shrewdpermanent concept.”
—Katharine Kerr, writer of Days of Air and Darkness
“Just think The Terminator in love beads, set within the Haight-Ashbury ‘hood of 1967.”
“Mason has an excellent reward. Her characters nearly stroll off the web page. And the tale is as major as a person may perhaps want. This publication would definitely be at the prize ballots.”
“A precedence purchase.”
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