"An intricate story... This book will leave readers with intense curiosity about its different cultures and anxiously awaiting a sequel." —Booklist
"A well-crafted, intricate blend of the politics and magic of multiple cultures." —Publishers Weekly
"A powerful, compelling read that combines elements of epic fantasy with strong storytelling. Reminiscent of the classic fantasy novel Dune, The Dragon’s Legacy is an addictive start to a promising, exciting trilogy....a welcome, desert-scented breath of fresh air, worth devouring, again and again." —Foreword Reviews
“Wolf's debut is ambitious… There are intriguing world building and poignant moments to be found here... Wolf writes for a big screen…” —Kirkus Reviews
"Wolf’s style of storytelling, more nomadic and episodic like the world and people she has created, may be initially challenging for some readers, but the tale’s mysteries, the world’s grandeur, and vivid, strong characters will reward those who persevere. Fantasy fans who crave stories that eschew traditional gender roles, as well as those who find Celtic-analog cultures wearisome, will be pleased with this intriguing new offering." —New York Journal of Books
"True epic fantasy, the kind of rich, multi-layered works that don't just carry you away, but carry you away to a world that you'll want to live in for a long, long time!" —David Farland, New York Times bestselling author of The Runelords
"Plunges you into a rich and vibrant world, filled with magic and intrigue. A fantastic combination of new, marvelous cultures and grand characters in a story that grips your imagination and pulls you into the windswept desert." —Sarah Beth Durst, award-winning author of The Queen of Blood.
"A mesmerizing tale of intrigue and magic that is as richly detailed as it is lethally entertaining." —Tina Lecount Myers, author of The Song of All
"This will knock your socks off. Wolf is rewriting epic fantasy." —Sarah Chorn, Bookworm Blues
"Beautiful and haunting. A world of large-scale eipic fantasy, in the tradition of Guy Gavriel Kay... This is a rare find and not to be missed." —Barb Hendee, New York Times bestselling author of The Noble Dead
"Wolf's lush and painterly prose is reminiscent of Jacqueline Carey, impelling the reader to savor every sight and sound and smell. Highly recommended." —Katherine Kurtz, acclaimed author of the Deryni novels
"This exquisitely written debut novel is one of the best new voices in fantasy I've seen in years. The vividly crafted characters simply force you to care about them, and even those we might easily dismiss as villains show the complications of people who disagree with each other, but are not necessarily evil. Deborah's world is painstakingly crafted, revealing a multi-layered tapestry of history, mythology and culture, all blending into a masterful gestalt.
As we follow the younger generation of her matriarchal desert culture, all grasping for adulthood, they find their hopes and dreams will not quite meet reality, as the explosive secrets and errors of their parents all unfold at once. Now both generations must discover who they can really trust and discover the hidden truths that may allow them to save their homelands from destruction and war." —Duane Wilkins, University Bookstore in Seattle, WA
“Wolf’s debut fantasy is remarkably assured and deeply detailed, offering a unique universe and a trope-twisting narrative that plays out in unexpected ways.” - Barnes & Noble SFF blog
“Reading it is like watching the works of Wagner and Mozart performed onstage: you connect with the story, it resonates within, its song makes your bones hum like a tuning fork. Make no mistake, this is truly operatic epic fantasy.” - Barnes & Noble SFF blog
“The Dragon’s Legacy will give you everything you’re looking for and more. I’m looking forward to the next installment.” Black Girl Nerds
About the Author
Deborah attended any college that couldn't outrun her and has accumulated a handful of degrees. She has worked asan underwater photographer, Arabic linguist, and grumbling wage slave. Throughout it all, she has held onto one true and passionate love: the love of storytelling.
Deborah currently lives in northern Michigan with her kids (some of whom are grown and all of whom are exceptional), an assortment of dogs and horses, and a pair of demons masquerading as cats.