EFestival of Words 2013, Best HistoricalFiction category, Winner.
Historical Novel Society Conference, Recommended in "Off the Beaten Path" recommendations.
.... I LOVE when a booksucks me in and is so engrossing that I get ticked when I have to put it down. ...made me feel I was being written into the pages of the book. I always say to people that those who refuse to read indiepublished books lose out on dynamic novels and this book is definitely anexample of why I feel that way - Naomi B (A Book and A Review).
... impressed with Perrat'sknowledgeable treatment of the role of women during one of France's most tumultuoustimes, as well as the complexities of insular village life - DarleneWilliams (Darlene Elizabeth Williams Historical Fiction Reviews).
The writing is superb,the sights, sounds and smells of a city in turmoil is brought vividly to life - JosieBarton (Jaffareadstoo).
... a tale to lose oneselfin ... persuasively combines fact and fiction ... Thepeasants fury, the passion building up to the Bastille storming, are just a few of the vivid illustrations - Andrea Connell (TheQueen's Quill Review).
... escapist fun -- Francophiles willwant this one and those who enjoy historical fiction that doesn't focus onroyals ... I can't wait to see what Perratdoes next- Audra(Unabridged Chick).
Liza Perrat brings tolife the sights and sounds of 18th century France. Her extensiveresearch shines through, from the superstitions of the villagersto the lives of the sophisticated Parisians - Anne Cater,Top 500Amazon reviewer (Random Things Through My Letterbox).