Book List:84 titles

  • De Lint's first adult fantasy novel in 8 years weaves a rich tapestry of story with classic CdL elegance. Young Thomas Corn Eyes sees into the otherworld, but all he wants to do is get off the rez. Steve Cole escaped from his rock star life to disapp...


  • She’d been underlake when the sound of his voice drew her up from the cold and the dark, up into the moonlight, bobbing in the white-capped waves; listening, swallowing that golden sound of strings and voice, and he so handsome and all alone on the...



  • Life is complicated in the once-quiet beach town of Santa Feliz. Over the past six months many teens have inexplicably become animal shape-shifters known as Wildlings. The town is rife with fear, and Wildlings have quickly learned to keep their anima...


  • Marshall Coe’s shiftless, troubled life has led to tragedy. In this riveting novella, he’s suddenly given the chance to go back in time and fix his one big mistake, but Marshall finds that altering history has unexpected consequences. Caught betw...


  • "The Crow Girls and their kind, once seen, are impossible to forget. Wild, but curiously childlike; wise and yet playful; existing outside the confines of conventional morality, and yet bringing hope and clarity to everyone whose lives they touch." -...


  • This gripping novella set in Newford is a cautionary tale about Brenda Perry, who bears deep scars from the loss of her father. Poor body image and low self-esteem lead to the resurgence of Brenda’s eating disorder and a collapse in the structure o...


  • When the restrictions and strife of her home life finally become too much, Lesli Betterberry runs away from home. But the freedom she hopes to find on the street is an illusion and she soon finds herself in far worse circumstances. Featured in thi...






  • Set in Newford and featuring musician Geordie Riddell, this novella about a homeless man called Paperjack is classic de Lint-a poignant, mysterious tale about love, loss and learning how to move on. A finalist for the World Fantasy Award, Paperjac...


  • A charming novella about one of Newford’s best-loved characters: artist and dreamer Sophie Etoile. Lured by mystical Native American flute-player Kokopelli, Sophie opens a door in her dreams only to find herself in the wild Sonoran desert, her way ...


  • Jodi Shepherd, a feisty teenage orphan raised by her aunt in the English village of Bodbury, spends most of her time helping her eccentric inventor friend, Denzil Gossip, with his menagerie of beloved animals. When a group of local waifs, the Tatters...


  • The heart-pounding conclusion to the thrilling Wildlings trilogy. At the end of Over My Head, Josh has propelled himself into the Otherworld where he believes his former girlfriend Elzie is in imminent danger. He leaves behind his closest friends: Ma...


  • Sheriff Poole & The Mech Gang is set near de Lint's fictional desert town of Santo del Vado Viejo, where his novels The Mystery of Grace and The Painted Boy take place, and where some of his recent short fiction has been set. It is available here fo...


  • The magic is all around you, if only you open your eyes.... Lillian Kindred spends her days exploring the Tanglewood Forest, a magical, rolling wilderness that she imagines to be full of fairies. The trouble is, Lillian has never seen a wisp of ma...


  • Dog Boys is an original short story, set in the fictional Southwestern desert city of Santo del Vado Viejo, and is available here for the first time in any format.Brandon is the new boy at Rose Creek High and he quickly figures out that the one thing...


  • Jack in the Green is an original novella, set in the fictional Southwestern desert city of Santo del Vado Viejo, and is available here for the first time in any format.Best friends Maria and Luz grew up in the barrio and were inseparable until Luz le...


  • Short story Crow Roads first appeared in The Coyote Road: Trickster Tales, edited by Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, Viking, 2007Set outside of Newford in 1967, Annie lives in Tartown with the rest of the poor kids. When a handsome, longhaired hippie ...


  • From one of the world’s leading fantasists comes an exhilarating new series that will thrill teen and adult readers alike. For the past six months, something has been happening to young people in Santa Feliz. Week after week, there’s news of anot...


  • Short story. The Butter Spirit’s Tithe first appeared in Emerald Magic, edited by Andrew M. Greeley; Tor Books, 2004, and was most recently reprinted in Muse and Reverie, Tor Books, 2009. Conn O'Neill is trying to make a go of it as a Celtic guita...


  • Short story Companions to the Moon first appeared in Realms Of Fantasy, June 2007. Set in Newford in 2007, record shop owner Mary begins to suspect her common-law partner is cheating on her. Edric is a musician whose out-of-town concerts happen to co...


  • Short story Dharma first appeared in Dreams and Visions: Fourteen Flights of Fantasy, edited by M. Gerry Weiss & Helen S. Weiss; Tor Books, 2007. Set in Newford during 1967's Summer of Love, Beirut-born teen Dharma, runs away from his Muslim home and...


  • Short story That Was Radio Clash first appeared in Taverns of the Dead, ed. by Kealan Patrick Burke; Cemetery Dance 2005, and was most recently reprinted in The Very Best of Charles de Lint, Tachyon, 2010. Written as a memorial to The Clash’s Joe ...


  • Jay Li should be in Chicago, finishing high school and working at his family's restaurant. Instead, as a born member of the Yellow Dragon Clan -- part human, part dragon, like his grandmother -- he is on a quest even he does not understand. His journ...


  • The finest stories of this popular pioneer of urban fantasy and creator of the mythical city of Newford have been chosen by the author—and his fans—and gathered in this extraordinary collection. Asked to suggest their own favorite stories for inclu...


  • This early Charles de Lint novel—previously unavailable in a paperback edition—is a stirring epic fantasy of Celtic and Nordic mythology along with swords and sorcery.In the Green Isles, the summer magic is waning. Snake ships pillage the coastal t...


  • Muse and Reverie is an all-new collection of short fiction in Charles de Lint's Newford universe--the fifth such collection since 1993, and the first since 2002. Previous collections are Dreams Underfoot, The Ivory and the Horn, the World Fantasy Awa...


  • On the Day of the Dead, the Solona Music Hall is jumping. That's where Altagracia Quintero meets John Burns, just two weeks too late. Altagracia - her friends call her Grace - has a tattoo of Nuestra Senora de Altagracia on her shoulder, she's got...








  • Woods and Waters Wild is the third volume of Charles de Lint's Collected Early Stories published by Subterranean Press. Available in two unique editions: a 2,000 copy signed cloth-bound hardcover edition and a lettered edition of 52 signed leather-bo...


  • High school senior Miguel's life is turned upside down when he meets new girl Lainey, whose family has just moved from Australia. With her tumbled red-gold hair, her instant understanding of who he is, and her unusual dog--a real Australian dingo--sh...


  • Jilly Coppercorn of Newford is back. With the help of a mentor and an anonymous benefactor, the talented young artist has overcome her troubled past and is enrolled in art school. The future is full of bright promise. Although she still struggles, Ji...


  • When fourteen-year-old TJ and her family are forced to move from their farm to the suburbs, she has to give up her beloved horse, Red--but she makes a surprising new friend. Elizabeth is a "Little," a six-inch-high punked-out teen with an attitude, w...


  • Joey Creel needs to decide which he is: a man, dreaming he's a crow, or a crow, dreaming he's a man. Ruby McCaulay, the young musician he's mentoring, is sure she knows the answer, but in Newford, things are never quite as they seem....


  • Jilly Coppercorn and Geordie Riddell. Since they were introduced in the first Newford story, "Timeskip," back in 1989, their friends and readers alike have been waiting for them to realize what everybody else already knows: that they belong together....



  • World Fantasy Award winner Charles de Lint weaves a spellbinding contemporary fantasy that will leave you breathless. When Imogene, her mother, and her brother move to Newford, she decides to reinvent herself this time she won't go looking for troubl...



  • A young artist returns to her cabin in the deep woods of Canada to concentrate on her illustrations. But somehow, strange and beautiful creatures are slipping into her drawings and sketches. The world of Faerie is reaching out to her for help--and sh...



  • A tale of magic and murderThe increasingly bizarre murders have baffled the police―but each death is somehow connected with the city's elusive Gypsy community. The police are searching for a human killer, but the Romany know better. They know the n...


  • At a popular Newford on-line research and library Web site called the Wordwood, a mysterious crash occurs. Everyone visiting the site at the moment of the crash vanishes from where they were sitting in front of their computers. Christy Ridding's girl...


  • While living on the homestead with her aunt, Lillian becomes friends with a group of wild cats during her many explorations of the forest, so when a poisonous snake bites her, the wild cats agree to use their powers to transform her into one of them ...


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    Music, Mischief, and MagicLaurel and Bess Dillard are charismatic bluegrass musicians enjoying the success of their first Southwestern tour. But the Dillard girls know that magical adventures are always at hand. Upon meeting two mysterious strangers ...


  • From one of the fantasy genre's greatest trailblazers, Waifs and Strays is a must-read. Charles de Lint's remarkable novels and shorter fiction are, in a very real sense, coming of age stories. Here, for the first time, is a collection of his storie...


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    This full-color, illustrated companion novel to The Cats of Tanglewood Forest includes "beautiful bookmaking, lovely storytelling, and wondrous illustrations....Readers will be enchanted" ( Kirkus Reviews , starred review). This captivating ad...


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    World Fantasy Award-winning author of The Onion GirlThe city of Newford could be any contemporary North American city...except that magic lurks in its music, in its art, in the shadows of its grittiest streets, where mythic beings walk disguised. And...


  • in Year's Best Fantasy 3

    The door to fantastic worlds, skewed realities, and breathtaking other realms is opened wide to you once more in this third anthology of the finest short fantasy fiction to emerge over the past year, compiled by acclaimed editor David G. Hartwell. Ra...






  • In novel after novel, and story after story, Charles de Lint has brought an entire imaginary North American city to vivid life. Newford: where magic lights dark streets; where myths walk clothed in modern shapes; where a broad cast of extraordinary a...


  • in Single White Vampire Seeks Same

    The personals ads are certainly a prime source for people's private fantasies, some of which end in happiness, while others turn into total disasters. But what if there was something "special" about either the placer of the ad or the one who answered...


  • in Warrior Fantastic

    ALAN DEAN FOSTER * JEAN RABE DIANA L. PAXSON * FIONA PATTON TIM WAGGONER * DAVID BISCHOFF JANET PACK * PAULINE E. DUNGATE * NINA KIRIKI HOFFMAN * KRISTINE SCHWENGEL JODY LYNN NYE * BRADLEY H. SINOR BILL FAWCETT * GARY A. BRAUNBECK CHARLES DE L...


  • In the Old Country, they called them the Gentry: ancient spirits of the land, magical, amoral, and dangerous. When the Irish emigrated to North America, some of the Gentry followed...only to find that the New World already had spirits of its own, cal...



  • Jack of KinrowanAn acknowledged classic of contemporary fantasy, Jack of Kinrowan brings together in one volume Charles de Lint's rollicking saga of wild faerie magic on the streets of the city.Jack, the Giant KillerA faceless gang of bikers on Wild ...


  • , Ana is training for the ultimate sports challenge. She's swimming, biking, and running like there's no tomorrow. But she has to face the true test of sportsmanship when Clarissa, her snobby teammate, pushes her to the limit. ,...



  • The streets of the city, and the ancient myths of the land. Mystery and portents; glittering dreams. The magic of friendship. Of art and music. And of love. Welcome to the world of Charles de Lint. Here is Lily, a photojournalist in search of the "a...


  • When Max Trader, a quiet, responsible guitar maker and Johnny Devlin, a lady-killing, drunken, unemployed loser, inexplicably awaken in each other's bodies, Max must venture into the streets of Newford where he must confront Devlin and his own deepes...


  • From the acclaimed author of Moonheart and Memory and DreamCat Midhir had made a reputation as the author of popular fantasy novels. But the secret that her fans didn't know was that her Otherworld was no fantasy. Then, one night, a thief stole her d...


  • in Space Opera

    Twenty original science fiction tales based on the theme of music--by such authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint, and Gene Wolfe--include the story of a singer whose ear for music helps her fight crime. Original....


  • In the city of Newford, when the stars and the vibes are right, you can touch magic. Mermaids sing in the murky harbor, desert spirits crowd the night, and dreams are more real than waking.Charles de Lint began his chronicles of the extraordinary cit...


  • in Catfantastic III

    THE SECRET WORLD OF CATS is about to be revealed in this all-new collection of tales about those mysterious felines who rule the animal and human kingdoms. Whether they are intently stalking their prey, making humans cater to their every whim, or co...



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    From her mentor, Rushkin, Isabelle Copley had learned to paint creatures that literally come to life, and years after these creatures have ruined her life, Isabelle returns to painting, haunted by memories, dreams, and the threat of her mentor's retu...


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  • The harp was a gift Jim Jacky Lantern's, fey kin, as was the music Angharad pulled from its strings. She used it in her journeys through the Kingdoms of the Green Isles, to wake the magic of the Summerblood where it lay sleeping in folk who had never...


  • Welcome to Newford. . . .Welcome to the music clubs, the waterfront, the alleyways where ancient myths and magic spill into the modern world. Come meet Jilly, painting wonders in the rough city streets; and Geordie, playing fiddle while he dreams of ...


  • Tamson House, in modern, urban Ottawa, is a rambling, eccentric curiosity of a house--and a place of hidden Power. Built at a point where the leylines meet, upon land that was once a sacred site, it is the gateway to a spirit-world where Celtic and N...


  • in Under the Fang

    THEY'VE WON... They came in the night, to the towns and cities. Like a slow, insidious virus they spread from house to house, building to building, from graveyard to bedroom and cellar to boardroom. They are ancient and deathless, sun-shy and bloodt...


  • Come walk the mist-draped hills of Cornwall, come walk among ancient standing stones. Listen to the fiddles, and the wind, and the sea. Come step with Janey Little into the pages of... The Little Country....




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    A young woman locked in rage yet seeking magic, Ash is drawn into a wondrous Otherworld of totems and dryads, living tarots and mystic charms. At the same time, Ash's cousin Nina is stalked by an Otherworld demon-a manitou who can force her mind and ...



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    Its opening sentence, "Every time it rains a ghost comes walking," is the perfect start to this beautiful, bittersweet story about the hesitant first steps of a relationship. Featuring Newford fiddler Geordie Riddell, it's a gentle story of love,...



  • ACE BOOKS: 1986. FIRST EDITION paperback original novel. Cat Midhir had made a reputation as the author of popular fantasy novels. But the secret that her fans didn't know was that her Otherworld was no fantasy. Then, one night, a thief stole her dre...




  • In a contemporary retelling of the classic tale, Jacky Rowan's discovery that she possesses the ability to see into the faerie world leads her into a quest to claim a treasure and a confrontation with a giant...


  • When young Cerin, an outsider in the village of Wran Cheaping, falls in love with the maid of the Grey Rose, the betrothed of Yarac Stone-slayer, Yarac abducts his promised bride, and Cerin vows to save her...


  • When Sara and Jamie discovered the artifacts, they sensed the pull of a dim, distant place, a world of misty forests, ancient magics, mythical beings, ageless bards ... and restless evil. Now, with their friends and enemies alike--Blue, the biker; Ke...


  • Inside the world of dreams Minda Sealy is afraid to go to sleep, for when she does she is trapped inside the same terrible, dark nightmare. Over and over it happens, until she is ragged and raw. Then, one night, she dreams she is somewhere else --...