Asta is full of strength, and her journey is one which takes you through the full emotional spectrum. She is an inspirational character who fights hard, really hard and will do anything to save her family and her people. Nothing will break her spirit. 5/5 - BrizzleLass Books
"If you like your fantasy intelligently written with fully rounded characters and a full-on scenario, then track down this offering. I've read a crop of really good fantasy recently and Spark and Carousel is right up there with the best of them. 9/10″ - Brainfluff
This is a fantasy story that has gripping characters, an increasingly enthralling danger, and a wonderful cast and world that makes it a pleasure to read and re-read. - Kate Coe - Green Sky and Sparks
The stories builds deliberately, weaving threads together until all Hell breaks loose and the reader is thrown into a maelstrom of action and revelation.
I very much devoured this, rather than just read it, and highly recommend it to lovers of fantasy fiction. - R B Harkess- Amunet
Juliet McKenna meets Joe Abercrombie... solidly entertaining - Bastian's Book Reviews
Joanne Hall has created a richly developed world, where she has taken careful consideration of notonly the majestic a fantasy world can offer, but also its flaws and political instabilities... But it's thelittle intricaciesof the characters - none are perfect - and the plot,that showthe authorto be a master of observation. - Gillian O'Rourke - The Reluctant Prophet
Joanne Hall is a wonderful writer and has done a beautiful job in crafting a fantasy story that almost feels like a historical novel.- Michelle Randall - Reader's Favourite