Read what people are saying about the new cli-fi novel Weather Menders by Debra Denker
Palm trees at Stonehenge, a world fallen disastrously out of balance. Tara, her cat, and her great-granddaughter struggle to set the earth back in harmony with the help of three mysterious visitors. This romp through past, present, and future will inspire and delight a wide range of readers (more…)
Debra Denker is delightfully fluent, evoking people and places with a radiant immediacy. Weather Menders is a remarkable feat of the imagination – and particularly appropriate for our times.
—David Michie, author, The Dalai Lama’s Cat
Debra Denker’s earnest, yet whimsical novel reminds in no uncertain terms that humanity stands at a crossroads. We can either wake up, take control and chose to live in rhythm with nature and spirit, or continue to sleep at the wheel and allow billionaire elites to drive us into a disastrous, car wreck of a future. (more…)
Palm trees now grow near Stonehenge. Nearby, a small group of humans hang on after decades of catastrophic climate change, global pandemics and economic collapse. So starts Debra Denker’s engaging new novel, Weather Menders. It’s part of a long sci-fi tradition of post-apocalyptic survival but with a twist: empathy and spiritual traditions matter. Denker adroitly weaves in Buddhism, Native American beliefs and other ancient practices as she takes us to particular political moments in the past. (more…)