Maile Meloy is the award-winning author of The Apothecary and The Apprentices as well as the adult short story collections Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It and Half in Love, and the novels Liars and Saints and A Family Daughter. You can visit Maile at www.mailemeloy.com.
"[The blend of history, culture, and the anxiety of the time with magical 'science' will keep readers just as spellbound as the characters." -- Kirkus reviews
* "[Readers] will be quickly swept up in this thoroughly enjoyable adventure, filled with magic, humor, memorable characters, and just a bit of sweet romance." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review "Satisfies on all levels." -- The New York Times "Pitch-perfect." -- The Los Angeles Times "Meloy offers a strong narrator in Janie and an intriguing mix of history and mystery." -- Booklist