—New York Times bestselling author Carrie Vaughn
"One of those rare gems...something completely unique in the pantheon of novels I have read over a lifetime. It is a love story, a fantasy, a mystery, and a theatre book all rolled up into one."
—New Myths (for Spellcast)
"A charming fantasy novel [that] left me wanting more, in fine theatrical tradition."
—Locus (for Spellcast)
"Barbara Ashford draws upon her own theater experience, pouring a bit of herself into Maggie Graham, and the resulting mix of musical theater and fantasy is nothing short of fantastic."
—New York Journal of Books (for Spellcast)