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In an Absent Dream

Wayward Children: Book #4
By Seanan McGuire
Narrated by Cynthia Hopkins / 4 hours 57 minutes
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In an Absent Dream

“Seanan McGuire’s fourth installment in the lovely, spare Wayward Children series might be my favorite yet. Lundy is a returning character from the first book, and knowing how her story ends makes the journey to the end that much more poignant. This book, as well as the entire series, illustrates just how much we are defined both by the choices we make and the choices we refuse to make. Beautifully written, atmospheric, and just long enough to leave you longing for more, In an Absent Dream is perfect winter reading.”

Chelsea Bauer image Chelsea Bauer, Union Avenue Books

A stand-alone fantasy tale from Seanan McGuire's Alex Award-winning Wayward Children series, which began in the Alex, Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Award-winning, World Fantasy Award finalist, Tiptree Honor List Every Heart a Doorway

This fourth entry and prequel tells the story of Lundy, a very serious young girl who would rather study and dream than become a respectable housewife and live up to the expectations of the world around her. As well she should.

When she finds a doorway to a world founded on logic and reason, riddles and lies, she thinks she's found her paradise. Alas, everything costs at the goblin market, and when her time there is drawing to a close, she makes the kind of bargain that never plays out well.

The Wayward Children Series
Book 1: Every Heart a Doorway
Book 2: Down Among the Sticks and Bones
Book 3: Beneath the Sugar Sky
Book 4: In an Absent Dream

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Author
Narrator Cynthia Hopkins
ISBN 9781250319036
Length 4 hours 57 minutes
Language English
Publisher Macmillan Audio
Publication Date
Edition Unabridged
Libro.fm Rank #787 Overall
Genre Rank #77 in Fantasy
 
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