"A rare story of summer that feels like the summer-like dreamy intense passions rising and arcing and then spinning away; like beauty underlaid with a tinge of sadness because it is ephemeral."
-New York Times

Beloved author Peter S. Beagle (The Last Unicorn) returns with this long-anticipated new novel, a beautifully bittersweet tale of passion, enchantment, and the nature of fate.

It was a typically unpleasant Puget Sound winter before the arrival of Lioness Lazos. An enigmatic young waitress with strange abilities, when the lovely Lioness comes to Gardner Island even the weather takes notice. And as an impossibly beautiful spring leads into a perfect summer, Lioness is drawn to a complicated family. She is taken in by two disenchanted lovers-dynamic Joanna Delvecchio and scholarly Abe Aronson - visited by Joanna's previously unlucky-in-love daughter, Lily. With Lioness in their lives, they are suddenly compelled to explore their deepest dreams and desires.

Lioness grows more captivating as the days grow longer. Her new family thrives, even as they may be growing apart. But lingering in Lioness's past is a dark secret - and even summer days must pass.

Genre: Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

September 2007 : USA Hardback

Title: Summerlong
Author(s): Peter S Beagle
ISBN: 1-59780-106-2 / 978-1-59780-106-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Night Shade Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2016 : USA Paperback

Title: Summerlong
Author(s): Peter S Beagle
ISBN: 1-61696-244-5 / 978-1-61696-244-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
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