In Dreams Begin

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Penguin, Nov 2, 2010 - Fiction - 384 pages
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A woman finds a love that transcends time in this thrilling novel from the author of and Falling, Fly.

In a Victorian Ireland of magic, poetry, and rebellion, Ida Jameson, an amateur occultist, reaches out for power—but captures Laura Armstrong, a modern-day graphic artist, instead. When Ida channels Laura into the body of celebrated beauty and Irish freedom-fighter Maud Gonne, Laura falls in love with the young poet W. B. Yeats. Their love affair entwines with Irish history and weaves through Yeats' poetry—until Ida discovers something she wants more than magic in the subterranean spaces between Laura's time and her own. With Laura's Irish past threatening her orderly present, she and Yeats must find a way to make their love last over time, in changing bodies...or lose each other forever.


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User Review  - JeremyPreacher - LibraryThing

On the one hand, this book has some really hot sex, an interesting concept, and characters I mostly liked and enjoyed spending time with. On the other hand... it was a lot of time. The pacing is the ... Read full review

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User Review  - jen.e.moore - LibraryThing

This book is so beautifully written I can almost forget that it's built around some of my least favorite tropes (historical romances featuring modern women, magic is a thing that only exists in the past, etc. etc.). Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Skyler White crafts challenging fiction for a changing world. Populated with angels and devils, rock stars, scientists, and revolutionaries, her dark stories explore the secret places where myth and modernity collide. She is the author of and Falling, Fly and In Dreams Begin.


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