Stories They Told Me – A Novel, by Theresa C. Dintino


Print book: 308 pages

In an underground temple on the island of Malta, Danelle and Aureillia, two lovers, witness a vision of the future that horrifies them. The shock is so great that Aureillia returns to her home in Bronze Age Crete. There she is surprised to find a prophecy she gave years before as a Snake Priestess resonating through the community in ways unexpected. Danelle journeys to Africa. With the local shaman as his guide, he explores the heartbreaking questions of his soul. Their searching leads them both to explore the multi-layered dimensions of time and simultaneous lifetimes. Will they ever reunite and face the challenges that the vision revealed to them?

If you are interested in shamanism, the Goddess, and what separates and reconciles men and women, this is a book for you.

This book is a sequel to the novel Ode to Minoa.


1Theresa C. Dintino is an ancestral Strega (Italian wise woman), Earth worker, and initiated diviner in the West African Dagara tradition. For more than 20 years Theresa has studied and practiced an Earth-based spirituality. She currently helps others reclaim their personal lineages through her divination work.

Theresa teaches classes and mentors people in becoming diviners and spiritual stewards of the Earth. She has written a Tree Medicine Trilogy to guide others on their own spiritual paths, which includes: The Amazon Pattern: A Message from Ancient Women Diviners of Trees and Time, Notes from a Diviner in the Postmodern World: A Handbook for Spirit Workers, and Teachings from the Trees: Spiritual Mentoring from the Standing Ones.

Theresa is also the author of The Strega and the Dreamer, a work of historical fiction based on the true story of her great grandparents, Ode to Minoa and Stories They Told Me, two novels exploring the life of a snake priestess in Bronze Age Crete and Welcoming Lilith: Awakening and Welcoming Pure Female Power. For more on Theresa or her work, visit and

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Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 8.5 × 5.5 × .75 in


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