World Fantasy Award winner 1997, James Tiptree, Jr. Award nominee 1996, Lambda Award nominee 1996.
Set in an alternate world, this modern fairy tale tells the story of two women, Laurie and Jaqe, who become lovers but are separated by Mother Night, a small elderly lady, who is death. Along with her gang of riotous bikers, she cruises through their lives, leaving a trail of heartbreak and joy.
Rachel Pollack (born 1945) is an American science fiction author, comic book writer, and expert on divinatory tarot. Pollack has been a great influence on the women's spirituality movement.
Photo author: Rachel Pollack. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons.