Deborah Harkness is the number one Sunday Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, and The Book of Life. A history professor at the University of Southern California, Harkness has received Fulbright, Guggenheim, and National Humanities Center fellowships.
What a rich, thrilling and educational tale is... A captivating and romantic ripping yarn - GuardianIntelligent and off-the-wall...irresistible to Twilight fans - The Sunday TimesSpellbinding... Unputdownable - Woman & HomeThis is a glorious, finely-wrought gem of a book: intelligent, thoughtful, intricate... I could lose myself in here and never want to come out: what better accolade can there be? ...Utterly enchanting on every levelA bubbling cauldron of illicit desire...all the ingredients for an assured saga that blends romance with fantasy - Daily MailA vast, sexy, historical romp of a novel. There's no doubting Harkness's vivid imagination - Daily MirrorAn inventive addition to the supernatural craze...has exciting amounts of spells, kisses and battles, and is recounted with enchanting, page-turning panache - Marie Claire