The characters are well developed and interesting.
With that to describe it, it's no wonder that "The Bell At Sealey Head" is a book by Patricia A. McKillip, spinner of hauntingly lyrical fantasies.
Highly recommended for McKillip fans and for anyone else who enjoys tales of magic artifacts, a spellbound princess, and a bit of romance.
A story that blends a "real" and a parallel world is a recurring motif for McKillip's stories. Read morePublished 3 months ago by J. Trimble
I really enjoyed turning to this book every evening before bed. I am a fan of mysteries that, when unraveled, can explain a little bit more of life's conundrums. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Cliff Scott
Patricia McKillip is an author that always surprises me. Her stories are fabulous and have a twist that is subtle and fascinating. Everytime I re-read her books more is revealed.Published 5 months ago by ConnieABQ
I love reading and rereading her fiction. And as near as I can tell, that's what you have to do: read it once then reread it to get the meanings that you missed the first time so... Read morePublished 7 months ago by D. Jay Newman
Simply beautiful, as always. Her books are illuminated tapestries of princesses trapped in spells, with a full host of fascinating, colorful characters .Published 15 months ago by Emily J Wright
A light, fantasy romance and as such very readable. For five stars, though, I'd want a bit more depth to the twists and turns. The bad guy is too two-dimensional.Published 16 months ago by Alva
I loved both the plot and the characters. I read it three times because I didn't want to get out of that world.Published 20 months ago by Dana Swears
I'm a great fan of Ms McKillip, and this book is a great example of her brand of fantasy - extraordinarily language, likeable characters that actually have a real personality, and... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Eva Gorup
The Bell at Sealey Head (2008) is a standalone Fantasy novel. It follows Solstice Woods. The initial work in this sequence is The House on Parchment Street. Read morePublished on February 9, 2012 by Arthur W. Jordin