Canadian Book Review Annual - June 15, 2008
"An engaging and enjoyable read."
Teensreadtoo - December 15, 2006
"A powerful story that will grab the reader's attention and refuse to let go...A highly recommended read."
VOYA - December 1, 2006
"Readers get a satisfying conclusion to the story...Bennett shows how patience and compassion can bridge cultural barriers."
KLIATT - November 1, 2006
"Engaging characters, suspense, a subtle dose of humor and wonderfully descriptive tones...with strong ties to honor, love, family and friendship."
Resource Links - October 1, 2006
"[Holly Bennett's] prose is elegant and her insight into her characters' thoughts and hearts is moving and delightful. Excellent."
CM Magazine - September 1, 2006
"Readers will find it hard to put the book down."
"Readers who enjoyed the first book in this high fantasy series will take pleasure in this exciting sequel."