“The attention to detail in the story is excellent. Period costumes and locations are well imagined. Likewise, the pacing is good as the excitement clips along [...] A solid fantasy to flesh out the world of alchemy that most readers know only from “Harry Potter.””
School Library Journal
"An engaging concoction of fantasy, romance, and historical fiction."
"Cohoe situates the supernatural among the historical, referencing the French Revolution and the Enlightenment...satisfying."
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
“A vivid ride through eighteenth century Europe with darkness and dread creeping at its corners. Utterly enchanting.”
Emily A. Duncan, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked Saints
"Cohoe transmutes the legend of the Philosopher's Stone into a dark, intoxicating tale of ambition, obsession, and sacrifice. Prepare for a magic that will consume you."
Rosamund Hodge, New York Times bestselling author of Cruel Beauty and Bright Smoke, Cold Fire
"A Golden Fury hooked me from its opening lines to the final chapter...Magic, alchemy, the French Revolution, brave girls fighting for what they believe is right = an enjoyable book you’re sure to love!"