2012-03-27

Spreading the Love

Moonheart
When Sara and Jamie discovered the seemingly ordinary artifacts, they sensed the pull of a dim and distant place. A world of mists and forests, of ancient magics, mythical beings, ageless bards…and restless evil.

Now, with their friends and enemies alike—Blue, the biker; Keiran, the folk musician; the Inspector from the RCMP; and the mysterious Tom Hengyr—Sara and Jamie are drawn into this enchanted land through the portals of Tamson House, that sprawling downtown edifice that straddles two worlds.

Sweeping from ancient Wales to the streets of Ottawa today, Moonheart will entrance you with its tale of this world and the other one at the very edge of sight—and of the unforgettable people caught up in the affairs of both. A tale of music, and motorcyles, and fey folk beyond the shadows of the moon. A tale of true magic; the tale of Moonheart.



If I was forced to choose just one author as my all time, can’t live without favourite, it would be Charles de Lint. And of all the books he has written, and there are a considerable number of them, Moonheart was my first and remains my favourite.

Moonheart is a unique blend of urban fantasy and Celtic and North American Indian mythology. It’s a rich tapestry of story and myth and character that is so finely woven you won’t be able to put it down, nor will you want it to ever end.

We have a centuries old Druid who’s looking to settle old scores, a hard-boiled Inspector who heads the Paranormal Research Branch of the RCMP, an absent-minded man who lives for research, a folk musician following a mysterious “way”, a biker-turned-artist with anger management issues, a Welsh bard who’s drum-brother to a North American Indian shaman, and Sara, an innocent woman who’s swept up into worlds she’s never dreamed of. Add to this a house that straddles many worlds and you have a story that you can’t put down. This book is a must read for any lover of Urban Fantasy. And once you’ve finished Moonheart, you’ll want to start on de Lint’s award-winning Newford stories.

Unfortunately, Moonheart is not available in e-format, but you can find it on Amazon

You can also check out Mr. de Lint and buy his books HERE

1 comment:

Southpaw said...

Sounds like fun. Thanks for bringing it to my attention.