‘Midsummer’ By Molly Ringle

Callie, a grief-stricken young teacher in modern-day Oregon, meets a kind stranger on Midsummer Night, who cheers her up by showing her the path to a hill spangled with daisies. But after their one evening of conversation and a kiss, and a brief run-in with uncanny beings with antlers and wings, he begs her to find out more about him, and about hills like this one, then disappears. Callie’s loneliness turns quickly to determination. She learns he’s been missing for twelve years and that the fair folk are likely his captors, and that with this knowledge and the right gift offered to the folk, she might be able to free him.

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