Clara is a heroine for the ages, and her 1920s Black Washington society, both the glamour and the grit, is so compellingly evoked it's as though Penelope has given us a peek behind the veil to hear the tales of our ancestors
Rich and immersive. . . full of mesmerizing magic!
Stolen destinies, dubious bargains, and unlikely groups of allies, all in a city whose history deserves more fame; a fresh and engaging take on historical fantasy
An enchanting adventure that weaves a spell
Masterfully crafted. This smart and entertaining magical heist novel hits all the right notes