High school senior Miguel’s life is turned upside down when he meets new girl Lainey, whose family has just moved from Australia. With her tumbled red-gold hair, her instant understanding of who he is, and her unusual doga real Australian dingoshe’s unforgettable. And, as he quickly learns, she is on the run from an ancient bargain made by her ancestors. There’s no question that Miguel will do whatever he can to help herbut what price will each of them have to pay? Dingo is quintessential Charles de Lint, set close to his beloved, invented city of Newforda mixture of darkness and hope, humor and mystery, and the friendship within love.
"The master of urban fantasy...A Charles de Lint book, lemonade, fireflies, maybe a hammockwhat more could anyone want on a July evening?"
— Alice Hoffman
"There is no better writer now than Charles de Lint at bringing out the magic in contemporary life."
— Orson Scott Card, author of Ender's Game
"He shows that, far from being escapism, contemporary fantasy can be the deep mythic literature of our time."
— Fantasy & Science Fiction