"...an irresistible read. Highly recommended for all libraries in preparation for Valentine's Day 2008." -- Library Journal, November 15, 2007
"Ellen T. White's ravishing recap of the world's heartbreakers, provides portraits of women who knew how to work it (and a few who are still at it)... Dashing, fun and informative, the book is an spirit-lifting tonic for any woman with a case of the gravity blahs." -- New York Times Sunday Styles, December 30, 2007
"The allure of various world-class femme fatales -- Cleopatra, Jackie O, Camilla Parker Bowles, Angelina Jolie -- is dissected in this delectable book." -- USA Today, 1/31/2008
About the Author
Ellen T. White discovered her siren power at age 17 when two men fought each other for the chance to take her home. She works as the managing editor of the New York Public Library and has also worked as theater critic for The New Haven Register, as a cultural writer and editor for numerous publications, and as founder of her own underground comic newsletter for the ironic and unattached.” She lives in New York City. She is a Companion Siren with Competitor overtones.