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From the bestselling author of Practical Magic a miraculous enthralling tale of a woman who is struck by lightning and finds her frozen heart is suddenly burningBe careful what you wish for A small town librarian lives a uiet life without much excitement One day she mutters an idle wish and while standing in her house is struck by lightning But instead of ending her life this cataclysmic event sparks it into a new beginningShe goes in search of Lazarus Jones a fellow survivor who was struck dead then simply got up and walked away Perhaps this stranger who has seen death face to face can teach her to live without fear When she finds him he is her opposite a burning man whose breath can boil water and whose touch scorches As an obsessive love affair begins between them both are forced to hide their most dangerous secrets—what turned one to ice and the other to fireA magical story of passion loss and renewal The Ice ueen is Alice Hoffman at her electrifying best


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    The logic of fairy tales was that there was no logic bad things happened to the innocent children were set out in the woods by their parents fear walked hand in hand with experience a wish spoke aloud could make it so I wept while reading the final chapter Our first person protagonist in a spat with Mom on Mom’s 30th birthday wishes her dead Mom’s demise that night defines the eight year old girl She will express no love no affection She will listen only go along She embraces death removing herself from emotional investment Many years later after her grandmother passes away her brother now a meteorologist living in Florida persuades her to come south to live near him In the heart of lightning country she is struck while swatting flies inside her small home losing the ability to see red and is largely paralyzed on one side Alice Hoffman from OrderofBookscomMom’s mishap took place on an icy January night Ice defines the girl from that point on She remains cold inert to the life around her After being struck by lightning her altered perception broadens her iciness in that it removes much from what she can even perceive of life She sees grays where everyone else sees red Life has literally been drained from what she can see It is no big stretch to see her existence as bloodless The theme of Fairy Tales permeates the story Lazarus Jones was also struck by lightning and the image of an old man was fused onto his skin The protagonist believes that wishing her mother dead caused it to happen One character wonders whether a wounded mole would grant wishes if one only saved him Another lightning strike victim has gold fused into his skin Magic is used in at least two ways Magical imagery is incorporated throughout the story and rises like a transcendent being from the death fixation that links the entire story to a burst of life at the end I loved it Major recommendationRead – 2005Reviewed – 2008Published – April 2005EXTRA STUFFLinks to the author’s personal and FB pagesOther Hoffman books I have reviewed Local Girls Green Angel Blackbird House The Red Garden The Dovekeepers The Rules of MagicJuly 18 2017 – New York Times – when it happens in the real world Hit by Lightning Tales From Survivors – by Lizette Alvarez