In Uncle Vernon’s garden, the river of stars might sweep you away. Satyrs weave tales on looms made of moonbeams. Worlds fall and die in every single teardrop. And Uncle Vernon tells stories that can’t possibly be true. But hidden in those stories is the single lie that will break Benji’s heart.
Jamie Barton’s life is in ruin. He is unemployed and his wife has just left him after fifteen years. In despair, he returns to the abandoned industrial estate where he used to work. But when he meets an unusual woman there, everything will change, and not just for him.
Marko is far too old for romance and adventure. As captain of the king’s guards, all he wants is to do his duty and keep his head down. So it really is a shame that his hotheaded young friend has fallen in love with a princess and that the princess’s chaperone is so infuriating. Because adventure and romance are coming for Marko, whether he likes it or not.
Amenemhet has been murdered. Yet when his ghost awakens, he discovers that the way to the afterlife, the Land of Reeds, is closed. And, worse, the man who murdered him is determined to steal Amenemhet’s widow and his children.
His only hope is the ghost of a young girl who still seems to retain her personality. But the dead wind is blowing, and Amenemhet is forgetting himself and his life.
Cameron Everett hasn’t seen his high-school girlfriend for twelve years when they meet in the queue of a cafe. But both of them have followed very different paths since, and this meeting isn’t an accident. If he can’t convince her that his is the right way, Cameron may not walk away from this.
Srilal doesn’t know why his wife has left him. He doesn’t know what he’s done wrong. The five gifts that appear on his doorstep are a message, but can he understand it before the war in the north calls him, and it is too late?