• "Behind all the velvet drapes and gossamer winding sheets, this is an old-fashioned family saga - Rice's descriptive writing is so opulent it almost begs to be read by candlelight"

    Washington Post Book World
  • "The sequel and conclusion to Rice's The Witching Hour shows Rice at her best ... The novel lights up with rocket blast"

    Kirkus Reviews
  • "Erotic ... Eerie ... Horrifying ... A tight tale of the occult in present-day New Orleans"

    Denver Post