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Children of Morpheus

Children of Morpheus            

    Light Circle Books
    Fantasy/Dark Fantasy Chapbook
    Poetry and Short Fiction
    Publication Date: May 2004
    Cover/Interior Art:
    Ruth Lampi
    Cover Design: Danielle McPhail
    $4.95, 5.25 x 8.25, 60 pages

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Back Cover Copy

Thee I invoke,
blest power of Oneiroi (Dreams) divine,
messengers of future fates,
swift wings are thine.
Great source of oracles to human kind,
when stealing soft,
and whispering to the mind,
through sleep's sweet silence,
and the gloom of night,
thy power awakes the intellectual sight.

                      Orphic Hymn 86
                      to the Oneiroi


Dreams are the difference
between living...and existing...

                      Danielle Ackley-McPhail
                      Yesterday's Dreams

Review Quotes
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These little gems should be savoured. Each should be allotted a suitable amount of time, allowing the reader sufficient opportunity to grasp all that is on offer...This is a tiny little treasure trove - filled with joyous content.
Lesley Mazey, The Eternal Night

Fans of somber fantasy (and I know there are a lot of them out there) are going to love this one. The addition of Lampi's illustrations provides a light, ethereal innocence that blends well with Ackley-McPhail's voice.
Mike Pederson, Nth Degree Magazine, Issue 10, Sept. 2004

The reader feels as if [Danielle Ackley-McPhail] knows them as well as they know her, and even through the pieces of sadness a warmth reaches out and refuses to let the reader close the book and walk away unaffected.
Angie Hulme

Keeping in form with her debut novel, Yesterday's Dreams, Danielle Ackley McPhail has released a collection of poetry and short stories that show off her knowledge of different types of mythology.
Robin M. Buehler, The Compulsive Reader


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