"I gobbled it right up!"--Tamora Pierce, bestselling author of fantasy books for teenagers, including Trickster’s Choice.
"Standard fantasy spiced with likeable characters and an intriguing new magical ability--eagerly awaiting volume two."--Kirkus Reviews
"The first in the Shamer Chronicles series, this novel stands on its own and offers a satisfying conclusion even as it provides an intriguing setting and mythology for future adventures."--Publishers Weekly
"Classic adventure fantasy, with the right combination of personalities, power, intrigue, and dragons to forestall any hint of a formulaic approach."--VOYA
"The first book in the Shamer Chronicles is a page-turner; readers will eagerly await the next episode."--Booklist
"Kaaberbol has written an absorbing and fast-paced fantasy/mystery bursting with action and intrigue. . . . The only questions is: when will the next one come out?"--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"No-holds barred, high energy adventure."--Horn Book