Whale Song (2010 ebook edition)
Publisher : Imajin Books
Description

 

Thirteen years ago, Sarah Richardson’s life was shattered after the tragic assisted suicide of her mother. The shocking tragedy left a grief-stricken teen-aged Sarah with partial amnesia.

Some things are easier to forget.

But now a familiar voice from her past sends Sarah, a talented mid-twenties ad exec, back to her past. A past that she had thought was long buried.

Some things are meant to be buried.

Torn by nightmares and visions of a yellow-eyed wolf, yet aided by the creatures of the Earth and by the killer whales that call to her in the night, Sarah must face her fears and uncover the truth―even if it destroys her.

Some things are meant to be remembered―at all cost.



The Story Behind This Book
Whale Song is my "heart book". I am connected to it on so many levels, some deeply personal, some bittersweet. Some of this I explain in the front and back of the book. It is not my life story, but rather Sarah's story...and I hope you enoy it. *A portion of my royalties from every sale of my novel Whale Song go to 3 nonprofit organizations to help combat social issues, like poverty, homelessness and addictions.


Praise and Reviews

"Tardif, already a big hit in Canada...a name to reckon with south of the border." --BOOKLIST

"Whale Song is deep and true, a compelling story of love and family and the mysteries of the human heart.  Cheryl Kaye Tardif has written a beautiful, haunting novel." -- NY Times Bestselling novelist Luanne Rice, author of Beach Girls and What Matters Most

"Whale Song is reminiscent of Ring of Endless Light by M. L'Engle, and Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd." --Carol D. O'Dell, author of Mothering Mother

"Tardif again leaves a lasting mark on her readers...Moving and irresistible." --Midwest Book Review

"Cheryl Kaye Tardif's novel, Whale Song, would be a tough act to follow for any written genre." --Fresh Fiction

"Cheryl Tardif is a new addition to the ranks of Margaret Atwood." --R. Kyle, Amazon Top 500 Reviewer

"There is fascinating Indian lore and legend, and a deep vein of spirituality running throughout the book. It's a tale of heartbreak and happiness, of shutting yourself in and letting yourself go free. After you dry your tears, the message you take away will be one of hope and strength. Cheryl Tardif definitely understands the human soul. And we are lucky that she has the words to tell us about it." --Susan J. McLeod, author of Soul and Shadow

"A powerful tale of mystery, drama, coming-of-age, and Native mysticism, Whale Song: A Novel was like a magical journey...I couldn't put it down! --Laurel-Rain Snow, author of Web of Tyranny



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Cheryl Kaye Tardif
I am a bestselling Canadian author living in Edmonton, Alberta. My published titles include: Lancelot's Lady (under the pen name of Cherish D'Angelo)Skeletons in the Closet &  More...