Just came home from a last minute shopping excursion picking up supplies for my weekend appearance at the Liverpool Paraconference and I found – not one – but TWO great reviews of KELPIE DREAMS.
This really made my evening.
“‘Some people just never seem to let themselves be happy … It’s like they fight against their own contentment.'”
Well, let me tell you folks, author Steve Vernon is NOT one of these people.
(That quote btw was from an underwater sea hag … interested yet?)
Kelpie Dreams is a mad dash through a fantastical world where nothing is quite what it seems (including our heroine, “Lady MacBeth”). About loss, love, and (mis)adventures, it reminded me of a modern Alice and Wonderland in it’s quizzical and whimsical style.
I honestly can’t remember the last time I’ve laughed out loud this much with a novel. From the quirky dialogue to the unique characters and setting, there’s a lot here to enjoy, and I can only imagine how much fun Vernon had constructing this novel. Yet when you strip back the oddball humor and bizarre encounters, there’s still a story with surprising…
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