‘Anna Smith-Spark writes in a unique voice with such pace and veracity your imagination has to struggle to keep up with your eyes’.

‘Dazzling … howls like early Moorcock, then converses like the best of Le Guin’.

‘Fierce, gripping fantasy, exquisitely written; bitter, funny and heart-rending by turns.’

This outstanding, unputdownable debut holds and horrifies like a blood-spattered tapestry.’

‘Marked by intense, action-packed battle scenes, this grim dark epic fantasy is the escape you need right now.’