• "'Stretching back and forth through the centuries, Matsuoka weaves a timeless tale of intrigue and romance'"

  • "'Matsuoka's rich, authoritative storytelling makes this an engrossing read'"

    Publisher’s Weekly
  • "'Offers one of the most impressive feats of storytelling to come along in years.... told in all the rich and exotic detail that made [Cloud of Sparrows] such a delight'"

    San Francisco Chronicle Books