• "Dark magic aplenty"

    Fiona Noble, The Bookseller
  • "A magical, roller-coaster of a read"

    Vanessa Lewis, The Bookseller
  • "

    Ambitious, entertaining, magical and whimsical, this marks a strong beginning to a new trilogy,
    invoking just a little Harry Potter and Series of Unfortunate Events along the way


    Realms of Fantasy magazine, USA
  • "It's bright and energetic and has some exciting set pieces"

    Patrick Ness, Guardian
  • "Stephens spins a tightly paced, engaging yarn"

    The New York Times