"I'd failed her. I'd promised to keep her safe and I'd failed her. Now, I could do nothing but stare down at her grave again and murmur a prayer in which I only half-believed."
“Gloriana is a sumptuous piece of literature: an important, unbridled, and passionate piece of art.”
Trying too hard with Celtic mythology and a modern setting in KingFisher, McKillip fails to reach her full award-winning potential (she has won the World Fantasy Award previously), in this
“sure to appeal to fans of both history and fantasy.”