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Happy Summer Solstice

Today is Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, and the origin of many holidays and traditions throughout the world.

Anna Kashina, the author of The Spirits of the Ancient Sands trilogy, posted a description of the way Solstice has been celebrated in old Russia. This tradition has served as the inspiration for her upcoming novel, “Mistress of the Solstice”, rooted in Russian folklore and the slavic Solstice rituals. Check out her blog to read more about it and see the cover image of her upcoming book at:


And, don’t forget to order a copy of Anna’s “Goddess of Dance”, on sale at Amazon until the end of today:


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Pre-Solstice sale: ONCE UPON A CURSE with stories by Peter Beagle and the Nebula Award winner Nancy Kress

As the countdown begins to the Summer Solstice and the shortest day of the year, we are offering our dark fairy tale anthology, ONCE UPON A CURSE, at a very special price. Download it from Amazon or Barnes and Noble TODAY AND TOMORROW for 99 cents (over 85% discount) at the following links:

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This is the first sale of this book held at Barnes and Noble, and one of the very few promotional discounts of this collection that also contains stories by the fantasy legend Peter Beagle and the recent Nebula Award winner Nancy Kress.

Don’t forget to check out Anna Kashina’s Solstice-themed story, Solstice Maiden, a prelude to her upcoming dark romantic fantasy MISTRESS OF THE SOLSTICE.

Solstice special: post a review of this book and email us a link at dragonwellpublishing(at)gmail(dot)com to receive a $5 gift certificate to the Dragonwell Publishing bookstore. Or, share this on Twitter, Facebook, and/or your blog and e-mail us the links to be entered into the drawing for a paperback of your choice from the Dragonwell Publishing bookstore.

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