"Douglass has again brilliantly blended detailed research with religion and magic to reinterpret actual historical events.... This captivating historical fantasy ranks with the best in the subgenre."
--Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
"Rising fantasy star Douglass pens her best book yet."
--Romantic Times Book Review (Top Pick!)
"Captivatingly written, this first installment of a planned trilogy should win fans of fantasy and historical fiction alike."
"This powerfully written tale belongs in every fantasy collection and has strong appeal for fans of historical fiction."