Solstice Wood

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Solstice Wood
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First edition cover
Author Patricia A. McKillip
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy novel
Publisher Ace Books
Publication date
February 7, 2006
Media type Print
Pages 288
ISBN 0-441-01366-X
Preceded by Harrowing the Dragon
Followed by The Bell at Sealey Head

Solstice Wood is a 2006 fantasy novel by Patricia A. McKillip and the sequel to her 1996 novel Winter Rose. It won the 2007 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature.[1]


As a bookseller in California, Sylva Lynn has a comfortable life away from her family. But after receiving word that her grandfather has died, she reluctantly returns to New York for the funeral. When the old magic protecting their house from the fay fails, Sylva's cousin is kidnapped and replaced with a changeling. Like her relative the courageous Rois Melior, the hero of Winter Rose, it is only Sylva, who is part fairy herself, who is able to cross the border into the other realm to rescue him and return peace to their ancestral home


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  1. ^ Mythopoeic Awards - Fantasy. Retrieved 2011-07-08.