Juliet Marillier is the author of several highly popular fantasy novels for adults, including the Sevenwaters Trilogy and the Bridei Chronicles. This is her first novel for teen readers. She lives in Australia. From the Hardcover edition.
Starred review, School Library Journal, February 2007: Strong characters, two fully realized settings, and a fast-moving plot guarantee that readers will be spellbound by this page-turner. From the Hardcover edition.